12/17/11 12/17/11 Tech News Recap For Dec. 12 Through Dec. 16, 2011 Geek 5: All the News You Need to Know December 17, 2011 by Kelly Schwarze 3 This week we looked back on the year in technology, kept up the geeky holiday shopping with a special guest, and were amazed by a new Twitter world record. Miss anything? Catch up in our weekly recap! Best Tech Trends of 2011 What’s Your Reaction? Share this reaction with your friends! From a living room full of dance video games to retro cameras and apps, we revisited 2011's best technology trends. Shopping With Marissa Mayer What’s Your Reaction? Share this reaction with your friends! Google executive Marissa Mayer filled us in on what she's been eying for the holidays. We'll take a Nest too! The Year in Google What’s Your Reaction? Share this reaction with your friends! Google revealed the statistics of Zeitgeist 2011, listing the fastest rising search terms of the year. YouTube sensation Rebecca Black was named the fastest growing search term for the year thanks to interest in her song "Friday." A Twitter Record Breaker What’s Your Reaction? Share this reaction with your friends! Move over Beyoncé, there's a new Twitter record breaker on the Internet. A television screening of Hayao Miyazaki’s “Castle in the Sky” garnered 25,088 tweets per second. Onboard With Virgin America What’s Your Reaction? Share this reaction with your friends! We checked out the high-tech gear used by Virgin America pilots on their fleet of Airbus planes during their first flight to Puerto Vallarta. The crew now uses tablets instead of paper maps when navigating the skies.