The year 2011 is most likely to be a defining year of the personal technology industry. X-bit labs believes that in 2011 the war between ARM and x86 will officially start, the market of tablet PCs will skyrocket, Google Android will become the most popular operating system for smartphones and overclocking stereo-3D will become a "free" feature on premium HDTVs. In addition, the beginning of the APU era will blur the lines between netbooks and notebooks, whereas Intel's Sandy Bridge will change the approach to CPU overclocking forever.
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