The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which, technology editor/analyst Andrew Tonner and technology analyst Evan Niu discuss topics across the investing world.

Investors already know the mobile space is a place to watch for 2012 and beyond.  However, many of the most central companies often get overlooked.  In this series, two of the Motley Fool's technology analysts discuss some of the lesser-known companies investors should watch going forward.