As we say farewell (good riddance?) to one of the most challenging years on record, there's no better time to review the most popular stories published by DPme.com over the past 12 months.
Each of these articles received minimum four-figure hits during 2009, ranking them above all others as the most topical of the year.
So without further ado, here are the stories that ranked 11th to 15th in the list of 2009's most-read.
15 Jackson’s death ‘a calamity’ for AEG Live
Michael Jackson’s sudden passing sent shockwaves through the entertainment industry and his promoter AEG Live.
14 Digital Studio Awards honour best of the best
The annual Digital Studio Awards proved bigger and better than ever in 2009.
13 Sony Walkman overtakes iPod in Japan
Apple’s record spell of dominance in the portable music player sector ended in Japan in 2009.
12 Shooting green screens for compositing
Steve Wright’s insight into shooting blue screens and green screens proved our most popular feature article of 2009. Yep, we were surprised too.
11 Orbit-Showtime launches 75 channel service
Our exclusive report detailing the newly merged pay TV provider’s channel reshuffle proved a hit with readers.