The biggest and best stories from an insanely busy month - what were your favorites?

So, we just posted our October 2012 retrospective storystream. It was an uncommonly busy month — check out all the ridiculous and awesome stuff that was covered on The Verge in the last 31 days.

Of course, we couldn't put EVERYTHING in this stream — sound off below with your other favorite stories from the month that was.

I personally quite enjoyed Andrew Webster's ode to the Game Boy Micro.