Computers have come a long way since their inception, with the growth of their abilities happening as quickly as the shrink in their physical size. Computer trends in 2013 also reflect a surge in creativity when it comes to possible uses of computers. This past year saw computing abilities incorporated into everything from antique gizmos such as typewriters, to entire libraries compressed to fit on a single, book-shaped USB.

Aesthetics were taken to new heights as well. Wooden computers and Art Deco-inspired desktops put a nostalgic twist on modern tech, while feminized cables and cork top USBs show that even the realm of computers could benefit from a bit of DIY flair.

Go beyond the monitor and uncover more insight into the world of computers with our Computer Trend Report.