Your favourite technology of 2011

What a year it’s been in technology. In 2011 USB 3.0 became widely available, Siri arrived in your pocket and Twitter was blamed for causing protests and riots.

But what are the gadgets and devices that made the most difference to your life over the last year? We told you all about ours, including the Kindle Fire and Razer Switchblade, then took to the Twitter, Empire Avenue and Beepl to ask you all about it. This is what you told us.

iPhone 4s

It seems that Apple’s latest phone offering was top of many people’s lists this year. The introduction of the voice commanded artificial intelligence was a big selling point for many alongside the usual phone and instant messenger features. The improved camera allows better video calls. It seems like the future is already here.

Windows Phone

There are, of course, other phones on the market and the Nokia Lumia 800 has reinvigorated both the Nokia Brand and Windows as a viable mobile operating system.

Droid Bionic

Motorola perhaps win the advert for the phone with the coolest name with their Android effort. With a 4.3 inch screen and dual core processor and 8 megapixel camera it is up there with the best of the high end smart smart phones.

iPad 2

Apple have had a bumper year. The stylish iPad 2 is the market leader in tablets and it looks to remain that way. With a great battery life, clear screen and all the great Apple software that built the company’s reputation.

Galaxy TAB 10.1

This sexy Honeycomb tablet is perhaps the closest thing that the iPad has to a rival. Sadly, patent lawsuits between these two giants has the release of this tablet has been delayed in many territories.

What technology made a difference to your life this year? Tell us about it in the comments section below.

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