iPhone 5s and iOS 7 Rank Highly in Top Google Searches of 2013

Google has released its annual Google Zeitgeist feature highlighting popular and trending searches for 2013 in various categories. As usual, several Apple-related terms rank highly among most popular searches for the year, led by "iPhone 5s" at #3 and "iOS 7" at #11.

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Rounding out the list of Apple products included in the main list was "iPad Air", which took the 68th spot among most popular searches. Other popular tech products included Samsung's Galaxy S4 in eighth place, PlayStation 4 in ninth, and Xbox One in 19th.

Google also includes a number of rankings broken down by category and geography. In the United States, for example, the trending tech gadgets category was led by the PlayStation 4 and Samsung Galaxy S4, but Apple took the next four spots with iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPad Air, and iPad mini. Even the iPhone 6 made an appearance in tenth place among trending tech gadget searches for 2013.

Top Rated Comments

retrocool Avatar
115 months ago
how to unbrick my <searchterm>

I often search for named tech products, but usually when I've got a problem with them. I think all my searches which included the term 'mavericks' were to diagnose a problem. But then, they were mostly through DuckDuckGo or StartPage.
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ChrisCW11 Avatar
115 months ago
Lol Eh?

When browsing the trends filtered to Canadian content, the #1 most searched for technology term is "Outlook" followed by "iPhone 5s", wtf is wrong with my fellow Canadians.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
PrayForDeath Avatar
115 months ago
Most of the iOS 7 searches are probably accompanied by the word 'downgrade' :P
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
bawbac Avatar
115 months ago
Sounds like a lot of people are looking for solutions to problems for the iPhone5s and iOS 7.

May be Google should send Apple the most common searches related to those topics to help Apple determine the criticality of issues with their products. :)
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Rogifan Avatar
115 months ago
I hate iOS 7 wasn't #1? I'm shocked.:eek:
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dBeats Avatar
115 months ago
This is all drivel. We all know the top ten searches on Google are for porn-related terms. :eek:

Also, Atari Breakout was searched more than the iPad Air?!? Uhm, no.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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