title: 2011: A Year in Review July / url: 2011-A-Year-in-Review-July

2011 Tech year in review: July


Twitter announces that it now handles 200 million tweets a day

The BBC screens the Wimbledon singles finals in 3D, the Corporation’s first such broadcast

Facebook and Skype link up to offer hot video sex – sorry, chat – on the social network

Apple refreshes its MacBook Air range with, aptly, with new processors, Thunderbolt super connectivity and Mac OS X Lion

The BBC iPlayer sets sail for pastures new, with European ex-pats now able to catch up with Top Gear and more via an official subscription iPad app

Myspace is sold to a little known ad network for $35 million, just five years after News Corp bought it for – oops! – $580 million