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

2011 Tech year in review: June

 

1
The Motorola Atrix, crowned number one in the annual T3 Hot 100 gadgets, launches

6
Steve Jobs’ last ever keynote reveals online storage locker iCloud, the iTunes Match music subscription service, iOS 5 and Mac OS X Lion

7-9
The E3 gaming expo in LA sees Nintendo’s Wii U unveiled with a six-inch touchscreen tablet/joypad thing that confuses all attending. It’ll go on sale in 2012

10
Following a 15-year delay, Duke Nukem Forever is released. Everyone hates it

17
Microsoft releases an SDK for Windows to allow developers to create motion-based tools and apps via Kinect

24
The Samsung Chromebook, the first laptop to run Google’s cloud-based Chrome OS, reaches UK shops

29
Google+ gets 20 million sign-ups while still invite only. Interest subsequently wanes a tad