Tech companies have conquered our desks, our pockets, and even our laps, but they've had little success in the living room so far. Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) has made some progress with Apple TV, but Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) TV was basically a flop, and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Sony (NYSE: SNE) have yet to turn gaming systems into multifunctional devices for all consumers. 

These four companies are each stepping up their game, and in 2013 they have their eyes on your living room. In the following video, Fool contributor Travis Hoium tells us who he thinks will win. 

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