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Year In Review: 10 Stories That Left A Mark In 2017

year in review 2017

As the year comes to an end, it’s customary to look back and count our blessings. In our case, it’s also a time to recall the conversations we’ve had with you guys, our readers. Many started from one or more of these ten topics #magicyear

If you recall, in January Samsung finally put an end to all rumors and showed the results of their investigation regarding the Note 7 ordeal. Turns out, suppliers made two fatal mistakes when manufacturing the phones’ batteries. 

March was an incredible month for IBM. The company succeeded in storing a bit of data on a single atom hard drive. This was a huge achievement for IBM considering a modern hard drive usually needs about 100,000 atoms to store a single bit.

The first leaked sketch of the iPhone 8 (now known as iPhone X) sparked your interest. As we’re all aware of now, iPhone X does not come with a fingerprint sensor on the back but it does have an almost bezel-less design.

In the same week, we were all taken aback by this never ending GIF. Let’s all thank Christian Schürch for that addictive video!

May debuted with a beautiful story about dedication, talent and perseverance. Photographer Alan McFadyen made headlines due to his six-year journey to capture this photograph. 

The elevated bus in China that turned out to be an elaborate scam was both disappointing and outrageous. Thankfully, Elon Musk had a better contribution to the automotive landscape weeks later, when Tesla 3 was launched. 

That said, Tesla X was the one to blow your minds in late summer. Then, a video showed up on YouTube in which the vehicle outran a superb race car like Lamborghini Aventador!

Fall was the season of tech launches. One of the most awaited came from Cupertino and our review of iPhone X, “the good, the bad and the unexpected”, ranked high in your list of favorite Techthelead stories.

Last but not least, one designer’s concept for a gamers’ phone sparked an interesting conversation on Social Media. Maden Milic and ASUS Z3 Venom sure made an impression on you guys.

Excited for what 2018 will bring? What type of content would you like to see featured here more? 

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