Continuing down our annual review, seen through the prism of our own words, what – you might ask – happened in August?

We’re glad you asked. Here’s the events that captured our attention.

And with that, we wish you a merry Christmas. We’ll be taking a proper break tomorrow. See you on Boxing day.

Did we miss anything important in August? Remind us in the comments section below.

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Adam is the Editorial Director at htxt media. He has been writing about technology for almost two full decades now. In a previous life, he was the editor of PC Format and Digital Camera Shopper in the UK, before going on to work as a freelance journalist for seven years. His work has appeared in or on Stuff, The Guardian, Linux Format, TechRadar,, PC Gamer, Green Futures, The Journalist, The Ecologist and The Review. Adam moved to South Africa in 2012 and loves 3D printers, MakerFairs and tech hubs. He hates seafood. None of his friends remember this when cooking.