Happy iPhone 4S Day! It’s been a crazy week for Apple fans with iOS 5, iCloud and a ton of related updates mid-week and now the new hardware finally arriving in stores today. Unfortunately it seems like many of us are stuck with a device that can’t be activated (on AT&T at least, see below) -- so here’s some reading material to keep you occupied for this Friday, October 14, 2011.
Google has given us a lot of great products and services over the years, but there's one nut they've yet to crack: Social networking. The release of Google+ is merely their latest attempt in a series of well-meaning failures that have made people wonder if they'll ever get it right. While it's too early to tell how this new network will pan out, it's worth taking a look back at Google's other experiments to see if they've learned their lessons.