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QUIZ: Test Your Knowledge Of NPR's Tech Stories From 2016

How long do Americans, on average, keep a phone before buying a new one?
How long do Americans, on average, keep a phone before buying a new one?

This year was one of record-setting hacks, exploding smartphones, months of debating encryption and the proliferation of augmented reality, VR, self-driving cars and fake news.

But there were lots of other stories — some of them off the beaten path — that illustrated the constantly evolving and hugely influential relationship that we have with technology around us. Can you remember (or guess) some of the numbers and facts gleaned from 10 of NPR's tech stories of 2016?

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