We look at 2013 through 10 of the most important technology stories, including Snowden, Microsoft, BlackBerry and Hyperloop.
We look back at how Apple, Samsung, Google and others fared in 2013 and suggest improvements for 2014.
Windows Phone 8,1, due in April, will bring a notification centre and Siri-like personal assistant to new devices.
From Samsung and Sony, to Nokia and Huawei, here are our top five phablets of 2013.
It's been a bumper year for smartphones, but which one should you put under the Christmas tree?
HTC has been banned from selling its HTC One mini smartphone in the UK after infringing a Nokia patent.
US authorities approve Microsoft-Nokia deal with only EU regulators left standing in the way of the deal being finalised.
How different is the newly launched Nokia Lumia 525 from the older Lumia 520?
Nokia Agrees to Pay Part of 30bn Rupee Tax Demand from India to Ensure Smooth Transaction with Microsoft
Finnish mobile phone maker looking to unfreeze India factory in Chennai.
Nokia shareholders have voted in favour of a €5.44bn buyout of its phone-making business by Microsoft.
Seen as a snub to Google's Play Store, Jolla smartphones will use the Yandex.com app store by default.
Nokia seeks a ban on the sale of HTC One in the UK following patent victory.
Draped in Union Jack flags and holding celebration cakes and banners, fans of Britain's royal family camped out overnight in the pouring rain for the christening of baby Prince George on Wednesday (October 23).
Where to watch Nokia World live stream from Abu Dhabi, where Lumia 1520 and 2520 are tipped to be revealed.
Telecom major had been rumoured to take over BlackBerry, Nokia and HTC Corp.
Nokia began life 148 years ago as a Finnish wood pulp mill, before making rubber boots, tyres and smartphones.
Microsoft is to buy Nokia's handset business, including the Lumia and Asha ranges, for £4.6 billion.
Nokia and Blackberry, the two major competitors of iPhone, have seen their worst decline in history during the past 12 months.
Lumia 800 phone was identified with low battery capacity which required frequent charging than normal.