We're not quite sure how it got all the way to version 8, but the new Windows Phone OS unveiled last week has certainly come a long way since its launch less than two years ago. Set to release at or around the same time as iOS 6 in autumn, Windows Phone is clearly positioning itself as an alternative to Apple's juggernaut, and it looks like we've got another Windows 95-Mac OS 8 knock-down, drag-out battle ahead.
The iPhone has come a long way since its release five years ago. We're always so excited to see what Apple has in store for us with each generation, and with each update comes a significant slew of features. Here's a look at the evolution of the iPhone, from the patents from the years before it even existed to the Retina equipped, Siri capable iPhone 4S. We can only speculate what the iPhone 5 will look like, but we're sure it will be amazing.
It was the usual pre-holiday weekend hustle & bustle at the App Store, of course, while the rest of the news was a little calmer. We saw some beloved apps get updates and we learned a thing or two about how to mess up people's faces, but in a good way. It was the week that was -- steady on.