For sure, 2012 has shown that the mobile industry is a pretty tough business to be in. One thing's for sure, the industry should keep us all on our toes in 2013.
Next year sees a vicious battle for the so-called coveted No. 3 spot for mobile operating systems behind Google's Android and Apple's iOS. The contenders are Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 and Research in Motion's BlackBerry 10. Both have expressed confidence that they have what it takes to be the third player in this increasingly crowded business.