With a whole new year just hours away (or already beginning, depending on where in the world you are) it’s time to take a look back at the most-read posts of 2014 on TNW.
Either we have super-geeky readers, or people always like to hear about their Web browser working quicker. We suspect it’s probably a bit of both.
When Google says it wants to build a new high-speed network between countries, people listen. FASTER is due to open in Q2 2016.
If you have a Mac and are in need of some word processing recommendations, this short list is well worth a read, and includes free and paid options.
Ways to prove more popular on Twitter without getting yourself banned were pretty high on people’s reading list this year.
Wading through the wealth of productivity apps available probably isn’t the most productive thing to do. However, reading our list of 20 essentials is a fine use of your time
When one Twitter lost his high-value username, PayPal had to verify exactly what role it had played.
Sometimes too much choice can be a bad thing. We’re here to help with that.
Google Maps isn’t the only option around, so if you know nothing about OSM, this is a piece for you.
Why was March so popular for Android apps? We have no idea.
It’s still 2014, so it’s not too late! Go check your highlights now.
Remember the celebrity photo leak from iCloud this year? Early reports suggested a flaw in iCloud led to the images being leaked, but Apple said otherwise.
WhatsApp finally introduced read receipts for messages this year, and then quickly offered the option to switch them off as users started complaining.
Google likes to make the most of April Fool’s day. This list is everything the company threw at it this year, including its ‘magic hand’ and ‘Gmail Shelfie’.
A Web browser is a Web browser is a Web browser, right? Wrong. These are the 10 you need to check out on Android.
Everyone needs a cheat sheet for the best apps to download for Chromecast. This is ours.
We’re not judging, but finding Pokémon hidden around Google Maps on an Android or iOS device proved very popular.
You don’t need to be a drone enthusiast or know what a ‘cruncher‘ is to enjoy this stunning footage shot in Oahu, Hawaii.
If you want to convince people that your waterproof MP3 player really is waterproof, selling it inside a bottle of water is one way to do it!
Who would have thought that the Twitter username @N could cause so much trouble? And spur so much interest from readers! The story of how Naoki Hiroshima was extorted into giving up his coveted Twitter handle was the most-read story of the year.