Mobile device questions were top-of-mind in 2012 as readers looked to switch devices or to get more from their smartphones and tablets. And the ITworld community chimed in with answers at the ready. But 2012 wasn't all iPhone and Android. Windows 8 also grabbed its share of attention, and Raspberry Pi, SOPA, and 802.11ac also got their due.
Here, then, are your most popular questions of 2012: