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A look back at 2011! Biggest News Events !

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 So much has happened in the year of 2011. We take a look back at some of the major launches and events that moved news in 2011, of course we do it month wise:

January 

iPhone 4 CDMA : Verizon iPhone Confirmed : CDMA and Available 10th FEB 2011

Google Announces Honeycomb for Tablets : Google shows off Android 3.0 Honeycomb on Video

Samsung Shows off Series 9 Laptops : Samsung 9 Series laptop unveiled, Super Slim

 

February

Nokia and Windows Phone : Nokia and Microsoft enter strategic alliance on Windows Phone, Bing, Xbox Live and Office

HP Launches Touchpad : Breaking : HP Announces the Hp TouchPad 9.7-inch, Web OS3 Tablet with 1.2 GHZ of Power

Sony Ericsson Launches the PSP Phone : Sony Ericsson Announces the Xperia Play at Mobile World Congress

Samsung Confirms Galaxy S2 : Samsung Galaxy S II official: dual-core 1GHz CPU, 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus

Apple Intros Thunderbolt : Apple and Intel reveal Thunderbolt I/O technology- Light Peak name is dead

 

March

 

Apple iPad 2 Launched : The Apple iPad 2 Released!

BMW’s Concept cars caught : BMW’s i3 and i8 caught testing on ice, with ski clothing?

Samsung Galaxy Tablets launched : Samsung Unveils GALAXY Tab 10.1 and GALAXY Tab 8.9, World’s Thinnest Mobile Tablets

Nexus S launched in India : Samsung Launches Nexus S in India

 

 

April

LG Optimus 2X Launched : LG Dual Core Optimus 2X launches in UK for £449.99, coming to India in April?

LG Optimus 2X launched in India : Lg Optimus 2X and the Optimus Black Launched in India

HTC Sensation Launched : HTC launches the New Sensation 4G, qHD Display, Dual Core, Sense 3.0 (PR)

Micromax Bling 2 : iG Exclusive : Micromax Bling 2 Leaked Images- Android 2.2

Hands on with The Galaxy S2 : Live from Samsung Forum 2011 : Samsung Galaxy S 2 Hands On (PR)

Hands on with the Galaxy Tab : Live from Samsung Forum 2011 : Samsung Galaxy Tab Launched: 10.1 Hands On

Galaxy S2 Launched in India : Samsung Galaxy S2 Launched in India at Samsung Forum 2011

Indian Govt. Bans Nokia Mail : Indian Government Bans Nokia’s Push Email Service

Apple vs Samsung : Apple Sues Samsung for the Galaxy S, Galaxy Tab and other Infringements

Apple iPad 2 Launched in India : Apple iPad 2 launched in India, Shipping April 29th 2011. Original iPad to get cheaper!

 

 

 

May

 

Blackberry Bold 9900 Launched : Blackberry Bold 9900 / 9930 Launched – Bold Touch now Official (PR)

Apple iMac Refresh : Apple Refreshes iMac with Quad Core Sandy Bridge Intel i Processors and Thunderbolt Ports (PR)

Google Announces ICS : Android Ice-Cream Sandwich Announced for Phones and Tablets coming later this Year

Indian Sat Launch : India’s Communication Satellite GSAT-8 Successfully Launched into Orbit with Ariane 5 ECA

Sony Under Attack : NOW : Sony BMG Greece hacked  / Sony’s Security continues to fail, Subsidiary So-Net Entertainment attacked

Google Mobile Wallet +NFC : Google Launches Mobile Wallet Payment Service (PR)

 

June

Windows 8 Announced :  Microsoft Windows 8 taken out of the Wraps !! – Video

Apple Launches new EcoSystem : Apple launches iMessage to target BBM, inter iPhone connectivity over wifi + 3g , pictures , voice and video + text instant messaging

iOS 5 Release : Apple Introduces iOS 5 with 200 New Features

iCloud Launched : The 9 Apps of iCloud – RIP MobileMe

Citibank attacked : 360,000 Credit Cards Leaked in Recent Hack-Attack to CitiGroup

iPhone 3GS launched for cheaper : iG Exclusive : Apple Re: Launching Iphone 3GS in India Tomorrow for 20k, Factory Unlocked

Google Plus Launched : Google+ is the Behemoth new Social Networking Attempt from Google

 

July

Facebook + Skype : Facebook Brings Group Chat and Video Calling – Targets Google +

AppStore Crosses 15 Billion Downloads : The Apple App Store Crosses the 15 Billion Downloads Milestone

HTC Unlocks Bootloaders :HTC will start Bootloader Unlock in August – HTC Sensation on the List

Micromax A70 : Micromax Launches the A70 Android Handset in India (PR)

Audi A6 Lightweight : Audi all Set to Launch the A6 Lightweight in India

EeePad  Transformer in India : ASUS Launches Eee Pad Transformer Tablet in India

Apple Has more Cash than US Govt : Is Apple Richer than the US Govt.?

BMW Concept cars released : BMW showcases the new i3 and i8 Concepts, we drool! (PR)

 

August

BB Bold 9900 Goes on Sale : iG Exclusive : BlackBerry Bold 9900 Touch goes on Sale in India, limited pre Launch Stock

Samsung XCover Launched : Samsung Launches the Rugged Galaxy XCover, Water and Mud Resistant (PR)

Galaxy Tab  : Samsung Launches the Galaxy 750 / 730 in India ( Tab 10.1 / 8.9 )

Google Decides Motorola Takeover : Breaking: Google will Acquire Motorola Mobility : SuperPower the Android Devices

HTC buys Beats by Dre : HTC puts profits to use, Buys into Beats by DRE, Strategic partnership (PR)

Motorola Launches Defy + : Motorola Launches the Defy + , The next level of water-resistance (PR)

Xiaomi Phone : Xiaomi Phone with MIUI Launched, 1.5 GHz Dual core beast at a mere US$ 310

Cyanogen with Samsung : Steve Kondik (Cyanogen) Joins Samsung Mobile as Software Engineer | Expect Fireworks

HP ends Palm and WebOS : Tech Fail : HP to abandon WebOS only 8 Months after US $ 1.2 Billion Palm takeover (PR)

Steve Jobs Resigns : Breaking : Steve Jobs resigns Apple as CEO

 

September 

Galaxy Note Launched : Samsung launches the 5.3 inch Galaxy Note (PR)

Apple VS Samsung Heats up : German court permanently bans Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Apple vs Samsung, Indian courts approached

HTC Launches First phone with Beats by Dre : HTC Sensation XE is Official with 1.5 GHz and Beats Audio, Comes in September

HTC Launches Explorer : iGyaan Exclusive : HTC Launches the New HTC Explorer (PR) Updated

Amazon Launches new Kindle : Amazon Launches the Kindle Touch and Kindle Touch 3G , Upgrades the Kindle (PR)

Amazon Launches Kindle Tablet: Amazon Kindle Fire 7inch Tablet Announced with Android for $199

 

October 

Apple Launches the iPhone 4S : Breaking : Apple intros new iPhone 4s with A5 Chipset Retina display same design as the iPhone 4 (PR)

Apple Launches Siri : Breaking Apple Launches Voice Assistant called Siri with life like Q & A

Steve Jobs Passes : Steve Jobs, Co-Founder of Apple Passes Away at 56

India’s Budget Tablet : India’s Sakshat Tablet is now the UBISLATE / AAKASH for 2999 Rs. or 1799 Rs. on subsidy.

Windows Phone 7 comes to India : Microsoft Launches Windows Phones In India, About a Year Later with 3 New Devices

iGyaan and iPhone 4s : iPhone 4S Unboxing and Hands on

Samsung & Google launch the Nexus : Samsung Galaxy Nexus is Official : 4.65 HD Amoled Display, First ICS

Samsung Galaxy S Plus in India : Samsung Galaxy S Plus Launched in India

Nokia Lumia : Nokia Finally Announces the Lumia 800 ‘first real Windows Phone’ (PR)

 

November

Galaxy note Launched in India : Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N7000 Launched in India at Rs. 34,990

Panasonic Tough Tablets : Panasonic dares your tablet, releases the Water, Fire, Dirt and Drop proof ToughPad A1 & B1

Transformer Prime : ASUS launches the new Transformer Prime with Tegra 3 and 12 Hour Battery (PR)

Range Rover Evoque in India  : AutoGyaan: Range Rover Evoque Finally Arrives in India at whacky prices

iPhone 4S comes to India : Claims shutter down, India to get iPhone 4S Nov 25

Micromax A85 Launched : Micromax Launches the A85 SuperFone in India (PR)

HTC Sensation XL in India : HTC Launches the Sensation XL with Beats Audio in India (PR)

 

December 

Pick: iG Holiday Gift Guide 2011: Gadgets Rs. 10,000

Pick : iG Holiday Gift Guide : Mobile Phones under 10,000

Micromax Launches A75 : Micromax Launches the A75 Superfone Lite with Dual Sim (PR)

HP OpenSources WebOS : HP is ready to make WebOS open source, we want to reverse engineer

Aakash Tablet on Sale : India’s Aakash Tablet now available, Ubislate 7 up for Pre Order

Nexus S Gets ICS : Google Begins Updating the Nexus S to Ice Cream Sandwich

Nokia ends Symbian : Nokia bids adieu to the Symbian name, embraces Nokia Belle

Samsung embraces Dual sim in Android : Samsung Launches Dual Sim Galaxy Y Duos and Galaxy Y Pro Duos (PR)

iGyaan Holiday Guide : Best Phones for 15,000

iGyaan Holiday Guide : Best Smartphones for 20000 Rupees

iGyaan Holiday Guide : Extreme Phones 21,000 and UP

 

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Bharat Nagpal
Founder and Chief Editor of iGyaan. Bharat likes to keep on top of technology ! Follow Him on Google Plus : Google+