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29/12/2012

Tech expert Rory Reid talks about this year's gadget winners and losers and what happened when people eager to get the iPhone 5 before it came out were fooled by a comedy show. Helen Zaltzman and Olly Mann have their web review of the year from the year's fastest growing social network, which many men are barely aware of, to how the power of the internet was harnessed for campaigning, and of course, how music and the net are intertwined.

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Sat 29 Dec 2012 20:00

Saturday Edition's year in Tech and on the Web

Saturday Edition's year in Tech and on the Web

Merry Christmas from Saturday Edition - we've been beavering away to bring you the best stories from this year in the worlds of Tech and the Internet - Our Tech expert Rory Reid is here to talk about this year's gadget winners and losers, and what happened when people eager to get the iPhone 5 before it went on sale were fooled by a comedy show (warning, there's a swearword at the start of this clip)....But of course, technology is also about stuff that can change the world. And of course, Rory's got lots and lots of jaw-dropping tech like the cars that drive themselves, artificial minesweeping tumbleweed,and how tech even resurrected a rapping superstar.

Helen Zaltzman and Olly Mann also have their web review of the year, from the year's fastest growing social network, which many men are barely aware of, to how the power of the internet was harnessed for campaigning, and of course, how music and the net are intertwined...resulting in this (!) becoming the most viewed video on youtube, ever (now try to get that song out of your head....)