Our pick of the top devices of the year
2012 has been an absolutely stellar year for tech. From the raging battle for smartphone supremacy between Apple and Samsung to stunning budget tablets from Amazon and Google, there’s been plenty to get excited about.
But what tech has really shone?
Here’s our pick of 2012’s winners, including the year’s hottest TV, top boys toy and the sharpest camera....
Apple claims its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have a better screen, better camera and longer battery life. Consumer Reports test labs check out Apple's n... More Apple claims its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have a better screen, better camera and longer battery life. Consumer Reports test labs check out Apple's new bigger phones.
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Date 14-09-18 3:50
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Date 14-09-17 5:29
Tooltip Information:A Photographer Revisits the Forgotten Land of SongVideo by:Description: National Geographic photographer Aaron Huey travels back to Svanetia, a remote region of Georgia, to revisit the people and the place that inspired his future career. Re-reading journals full of recipes, songs, and vocabulary he learned on his first visit, Huey talks about the family that took him in when he first arrived. “The whole family still sings in the kitchen. There are just some of those things that never change, and I found a lot of those again.” Huey discovers many similar scenes on his return, such as traditional Svan singers and dancers, in a place few have witnessed.Rating: 4Views: 794
Date 14-09-09 1:34
Tooltip Information:The Ganges: This Man Has Been Silent for 7 YearsVideo by:Description: Silent Baba is a sadhu, or holy man, who hasn't spoken for 7 years—his chosen form of reverence to the sacred Ganges River. He lives in a humble stone ashram at 14,200 feet in the Himalayan mountains. In the fall of 2013, photographer and videographer Pete McBride, along with professional climbers Jake Norton and Dave Morton, followed the Ganges River from snow to sea, a distance of some 1,500 miles. They captured these moments on video during a 45-day journey by foot, boat, bike, aircraft, rickshaw, bus, train, and even elephant. Learn more about Silent Baba and the journey down the Ganges: http://proof.nationalgeographic.com/2014/08/05/high-in-the-himalaya-36-avalanches-and-a-silent-refuge/ PRODUCER AND VIDEOGRAPHER: Pete McBride ADDITIONAL VIDEOGRAPHY: Jake Norton and Dave MortonRating: 3.85Views: 2121
Date 14-09-16 3:50
Tooltip Information:California Drought Spurs Drilling BoomVideo by:Description: Water-well drillers in California's Central Valley are working 24 hours a day to keep up with growing water demands amid the state's worst drought on record. As irrigation wells dry up, farmers call for help from the drillers, but how much longer will they be able to find new water sources in the ground? Read more about the new rush for underground water, and its effects: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/08/140815-central-valley-california-drilling-boom-groundwater-drought-wells/Rating: 4Views: 485
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- I'm a tech-head — first in line to buy the latest and greatest.
- I'll typically wait for the first wave to pass and the bugs fixed before diving in.
- If it ain't broke, don't fix it. I hang on to my tech goodies for good reason.
- I'm still using a VCR and my late '90s flip phone.