Tech stocks went on a tear in 2013. And as we barrel further into the new year, their outlook remains just as positive.

But with so many different names out there today vying for investor's attention, which tech stocks in particular should investors be focusing on? Where does the opportunity lie?

In the slideshow below, we'll discuss five specific stocks that investors should be paying attention to in the year ahead. Each of these names has its own distinct set of circumstances that makes its stock uniquely noteworthy. With that in mind, let's look at five tech names for investors to watch in 2014.

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