Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system is due for launch in October, but last week saw the software become available for download via the TechNet developer service. The latest Microsoft OS has clearly garnered much interest among V3 readers, with our top 10 reasons for and against Windows 8 success and our initial hands-on review of the software the most popular articles last week.
We’ll have our full Microsoft Windows 8 review coming up this week, so stay tuned for that.
Microsoft also had some good news on the email front, as its Hotmail overhaul, Outlook.com, shot past the 10 million user mark, setting the web mail service up well to compete with Gmail.
Apple fans, meanwhile, are eagerly awaiting 12 September, when the next iPhone will be available for pre-order – although the wait is hitting the firm's current market share.
And as the nation basked in the glory of the success of TeamGB and the London Games 2012, the BBC was quick to highlight its Olympics successes, revealing the huge amounts of web and mobile traffic it had served up during the period.
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