The new Google Maps application is demonstrated in New York on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Karly Domb Sadof)

The transition from desktop computer to handheld device has helped shape the way we communicate, share information, and complete daily tasks, but that’s only the beginning. Mobile technology has much more in store for us, and these new advancements will alter and streamline the way we live our lives.

1. Intelligent Apps Will Offer Personalized Experiences

In 2013, services helped users collect and track their interests and behaviors, from what foods you eat to the articles you like. 2014 should see companies leverage this data to make intelligent apps provide more value- better recommendations, actionable statistics and more. In other words, your phone will be able to recommend new things for you to try, whether that it is a little-known Thai place up the street or a new author you might enjoy.

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