In Pictures: Microsoft's most monumental hits, misses, and moments of 2013

They say you don't move forward by standing still. In a frenzied grasp for relevance in the mobile age, Microsoft spent 2013 shaking things up at a cellular level.

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Miss: SkyDrive, or whatever it's called Remember how Microsoft had to stop using the word "Metro" to describe Windows 8's interface after a trademark dispute? The saga continues.

Earlier this year, Microsoft had to walk away from the SkyDrive name after losing a trademark case against British broadcaster British Sky Broadcasting. The cloud-based glue unifying so many of Microsoft's services has to be renamed, and Microsoft had to pay BSkyB an undisclosed sum.

It won't make a big difference in your day-to-day usage of the service, but it's highly embarrassing for Microsoft, which just flushed all those dollars on building the SkyDrive brand.

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