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

2011 Tech year in review: October

 

4
Apple announces Siritoting iPhone 4S. Punters express sadness that it’s not called the iPhone 5, then buy it anyway

5
BT promises to bring 300Mbps internet speeds to “some” residential customers by spring 2012

10
Crisis-hit RIM is hit by a server crash which blacks-out BBM, email and internet services

11
Microsoft Kinect is crowned Gadget of the Year at the T3 Gadget Awards 2011, the most voted-on awards in our history. Go readers!

19
Google officially announces Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, with the Samsung Galaxy Nexus as its flagship device

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US movie streaming giant Netflix announces plans to launch in the UK in early 2012 (it’s going to be a busy spring)