How much do the 12 days of Christmas cost in 2011 dollars? You’d be surprised! Plus, we’ll tell you about the most popular apps of the year you can load up on that new mobile device you got for the holidays. All this and more!
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- What did your Christmas cost? check out the CPI !
- All GSM phones vulnerable, says hacker.
- 10 tech products that died in 2011
- Got a new mobile toy for Christmas? You may want to download some of the Top 10 mobile apps from 2011.
- Here’s a cool new one to play with: Action Movie FX [app store link]
- Lego version of the Hadron Collider
- Awesome calculator on sale: HP 15c for $99 (or buy the official iOS 15c app for $30)
This Week in Nerd History:
- December 27, 1571 – Johannes Kepler is born, of planetary motion fame
- December 30, 1924 – Edwin Hubble announces the existence of other galaxies.
- December 27, 1932 – Radio City Music Hall opens
- December 26, 1933 – FM radio is patented.
- December 26, 1982 – Time’s Man of the Year is for the first time a non-human, the personal computer.