A scene from the “Creepy Cameraman” video

Can we catch our breath now? Team GeekWire was running 100 miles per hour during the month of November, a pace that led us to tally our highest traffic count ever.

In case you missed any of the action, below you’ll find a recap of the most popular stories. As you can see, Microsoft was in the news a lot, from reviews of the Surface to the departure of Windows chief Steven Sinofsky.

A big thanks to everyone for tuning in, and here’s to more interesting tech news this month.

‘Creepy Cameraman’ pushes limits of public surveillance — a glimpse of the future? (124 comments, 2,900 Facebook Likes)


Xbox team’s ‘consumer detector’ would dis-Kinect freeloading TV viewers (35 comments, 1,300 Facebook Likes)

Steven Sinofsky

A Microsoft misfit moves on: Thoughts on Windows chief Sinofsky’s sudden exit (39 comments, 53 Facebook Likes)

Windows 8 is a big hit … on budget PCs at Walmart (30 comments, 19 Facebook Likes)

Microsoft Surface destroys iPad in hilarious fake ad (9 comments, 219 Facebook Likes)

Motorola wants to collect royalties on Microsoft Surface, too (16 comments, 41 Facebook Likes)

iPad fans react to a Windows 8 tablet — will they switch? (51 comments, 213 Facebook Likes)

Twitter limit: University of Washington caps live game coverage for media, threatens credential revocation (20 comments, 208 Facebook Likes)

Latest Dilbert strip takes an indirect swing at Microsoft (23 comments, 47 Facebook Likes)

Paul Allen’s personal media browsing tool is now an iPad app for the rest of us (9 comments, 121 Facebook Likes)

A bit of wine in the GeekWire office

Amazon wine: Unboxing, uncorking and polishing off our first bottle at GeekWire HQ (10 comments, 81 Facebook Likes)

Commentary: Microsoft Surface breaks out of the walled garden (34 comments, 297 Facebook Likes)

We just bought our first bottles of wine on Amazon: Here’s how it works (5 comments, 103 Facebook Likes)

Verizon shackles Surface: Microsoft’s new tablet deserves better than this (23 comments, 11 Facebook Likes)

Microsoft Surface tested as balloting device in Virginia (11 comments, 302 Facebook Likes)

Oprah sends Tweet about love of Microsoft Surface (from her iPad) (16 comments, 204 Facebook Likes)

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