Hard to believe that Wednesday is here again, but it arrives with some cool new stuff to download, rumors of an Apple solar farm going up in North Carolina, Nokia finally announcing Windows Phone handsets and those lucky San Francisco residents getting to buy from Apple.com and pick up in a nearby store. But that’s not all that’s going on this Hump Day -- here’s a look at the latest for Wednesday, October 26, 2011.
If you were Microsoft, how would you spend $8.5 billion to acquire another company? Apparently, the house that Gates built figures a VoIP outfit like Skype makes sense, as the two companies announced the acquisition on Tuesday morning.
It's been mobile phone mayhem this week on TechRadar with a host of new smartphones being shown off at the annual Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. And even though Apple wasn't there to show off a new iPhone, that hasn't stopped more iPhone 5 rumours cropping up. Read on for this week's most popular stories on TechRadar.