Our mobile devices aren't much use without amazing apps — and in the last year, there were plenty to choose from. From photo editors to task managers, new mobile applications made our phones and tablets more useful than ever. Whip out that iTunes App Store and start downloading, because we've chosen some of our favorite apps of 2012, which you'll definitely need in 2013.
It seems like more beloved books are being adapted for the big screen every year, and 2013 is no exception. Tons of anticipated films are coming out this year that are based on bestselling novels, including the next installment of the Hunger Games franchise and a new romance from Nicholas Sparks. To get you up to speed, here's a list of all the movies coming out this year that are based on books.
What a year in celebrity real estate! We took you on tours of homes owned or rented by everyone from Ashton Kutcher to Beyoncé. From New York penthouses renting for tens of thousands of dollars per month to massive mansions with Pacific Ocean views, there was a lot of real estate eye candy to see this year. Let's take a look back at some of the year's best homes.
There were more than a few stars who caught our attention this year, whether it was because they broke out on the big or small screen, or made more of an impact in 2012 than ever before. Whatever it was, these 10 actors made a lasting impression on us and have us wanting to see them more in 2013. Check out our picks and tell us if any of them were on your radar!
Now that we made it through the holiday week, we can look forward to yet another reason to celebrate — the countdown to 2013!
But before we start making our resolutions and setting goals, we asked you to take a look back at the year in review and tell us your favorite gadgets, apps, and TV shows. Check out the results of our readers' choice polls here.
In 2012, it was all about superheroes, sequels, and animated favorites. Throughout the year, box-office records were smashed with huge midnight showings, the most successful Bond film ever, and the highest-grossing movie of all time. Think you know which films made the list? Check out the top 10 biggest blockbusters of the year in the US!
2012 may be so last year, but that doesn't mean we can't look back fondly on the wide spectrum of stylish moments we captured along the way! From New York and San Francisco to London and Paris — not to mention star sightings like Kanye West, Jenna Lyons, Grace Coddington, and about six run-ins with notable photographer Bill Cunningham (maybe he was following us?) — it was a fantastic 2012 here at Fab. We documented all of our adventures through Instagram, and while it may be hard to top, we're excited to see what 2013 brings. As the New Year warms up, let's take a walk down memory lane with a huge roundup of our coolest social-media snaps. Click through to see them all now, and don't forget to follow us on Instagram!
Have you voted in our Fittest Female Celeb of 2012 bracket yet? If you have, you've helped a certain set of lovely ladies climb to the top of the list. Click through our countdown of the top 25 fittest celebs of 2012 to see who's got your vote and why you consider them the best of the best when it comes to healthy living!
We've already showed you the best shirtless movie scenes of 2012, but we could never overlook our small-screen crushes. Last year, TV guys had no problem showing off those six-packs (or lack thereof, in some cases) and steaming up our living rooms on a weekly basis. Take a moment to ogle all of the best shirtless TV moments of 2012.
Last year was a banner year for cookbook publishing, making the task of narrowing down our top picks of 2012 an arduous task indeed. While plenty others could have made the cut, here are our favorite 15, bound to inspire culinary creations whether you're trying to get more vegetables on your plate, try out foreign cuisines, or dive into comfort classics (or something in between).