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Summary: Photos of the month - June 2011


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  • QR codes at the Urban Physic Garden took its camera to the Urban Physic Garden in Southwark, where QR codes are also in bloom.

    The garden makes use of the codes to share information on the plants. After snapping the code with a smartphone camera, visitors can see details of the species on their phones.

    To see the garden in all its glory, check out QR codes, herbal medicine and ping pong? Welcome to the Urban Physic Garden.

    Photo: Shelley Portet/

  • Jos Creese CIO50

    June was also the month unveiled the fifth annual CIO50 list of the UK's most innovative and influential heads of IT.

    The list was unveiled at an exclusive champagne reception and CIO networking event in central London, attended by this year's CIO50 winner, Jos Creese, CIO of Hampshire County Council, pictured above chatting to fellow attendees.

    For more photos from the night, see The unveiling of the CIO50 2011.

    Photo: Chris Beaumont/CBS Interactive

  • Windows Phone 7.5 Mango

    Mobile software made an appearance on last month as we took a closer look at the Windows Phone 7.5 operating system, known as Mango.

    In Mango, Microsoft has made switching between open apps easier. Users now just need to press and hold the Back button below the screen - faded in this shot.

    For more details on the OS, see The juice on Windows Phone Mango - what's inside Microsoft's mobile OS update?

    Photo: Josh Miller/CNET

Topics: Apps, Software Development

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