TweakTown
Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
6,137 Reviews & Articles | 39,433 News Posts
Weekly Giveaway: Win an Antec Case, PSU and Cooler (Global Entry!)

iPhone 5 behind 'Election' as Yahoo reveals 2012's popular searches

Yahoo released their list of top searches in 2012 with the iPhone 5 taking its spot behind this year

| Internet & Websites News | Posted: Dec 3, 2012 6:58 pm

2012 was quite the year for those hungry for knowledge to learn about Apple's iPhone 5 as well as information regarding this year's elections in the United States as Yahoo has revealed its top 10 searches of the year. The election took the first spot in their list, while the iPhone 5 came in second place, which is one spot down from the iPhone's previous #1 spot on Yahoo's 2011 popular searches list.

 

TweakTown image news/2/7/27066_01_iphone_5_behind_election_as_yahoo_reveals_2012_s_popular_searches.jpg

 

Kim Kardashian, Kate Upton and Kate Middleton rounded up the top 5 popular searches of 2012, which just goes to show no matter how hard people search for worthwhile content, there's going to be a swarm of folks searching for the latest celebrity gossip.

 

Here's Yahoo's top 10 searches for 2012:

 

  1. Election
  2. iPhone 5
  3. Kim Kardashian
  4. Kate Upton
  5. Kate Middleton
  6. Whitney Houston
  7. Olympics
  8. Political polls
  9. Lindsay Lohan
  10. Jennifer Lopez

 

Yahoo not only revealed their top 2012 searches, but they also released the top-searched gadget list with the iPhone 5 taking the top spot, iPad 3 in second and iPad Mini in third place. The remaining searches are a mix of Android & iOS devices with no love for Windows Phone or gaming devices to be seen.

 

  1. iPhone 5
  2. iPad 3
  3. iPad Mini
  4. Samsung Galaxy S3
  5. Kindle Fire
  6. iPhone 4
  7. Nook
  8. iPod Touch
  9. Samsung Galaxy Tab
  10. Samsung Galaxy Note

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more Internet & Websites news at our Internet & Websites news index page.

Do you get our news RSS feed? Get It!

Got an opinion on this news? Post a comment below!

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases