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Rory Cellan-Jones reflects on his tech highlights of 2012

26 December 2012 Last updated at 00:17 GMT

As well as reporting on all the big tech stories of the year, like Facebook's IPO and the patent battles between Apple and Samsung, Rory Cellan-Jones also covered stories more off the beaten track.

2012 saw him catch up with a robot avatar, take a tour of a Chinese web hub set up in Essex for the Olympics, and visit the studio of music legend turned app developer, Brian Eno.

Rory looks back at these technology highlights and more.