2012 was all about smart phones and tablets. We couldn't get enough of them, so gadget makers gave us more and more, filling our greedy hearts with lust for iPhone 5s and Galaxy S IIIs. It all smacks of sequel sickness (Shake, Rattle and Roll 14, anyone?), and just like movie sequels, some are box office hits while others are shameless attempts at cashing in.
Nevertheless, 2012 still managed to surprise us with some once-in-a-lifetime cameras and universe-changing gizmos. Here are 10 of the best 2012 had to offer.
Nick Oyzon is in the house!
Paging the local government
Also, Mark Hamill strikes back at spoilers