The year Steve Jobs died was a busy one for global tech -- the rise of the iPad, the spread of pay-as-you-go cloud services and the turmoil in the smartphone market with iPhone and Android knocking out RIM BlackBerry and Nokia.
The year - which saw India's first social-network-driven revolution, and an ill-conceived government effort to kill 'objectionable' content on Facebook and other social media -- was also a packed one for India's information and communications technology space. Most of the action happened in telecom, with 3G and other milestones. IT crossed a landmark, too.
Here are five top tech trends of 2011: