A lot can happen in a year - companies can be born or fall apart, legendary gadgets can be released - or flop - and new technologies you never saw coming can take the world by storm.
In 2012 we saw huge advancements - not only in mobile phones and computers, but in software, internet services, security and space - all of which changed our world.
So what about 2013?
What do you want to see next year - and what do you want our world to look like?
We have distilled the possibilities for next year into five questions - take a look and tell us what you want the world of technology to look like in twelve months' time.