Tech Today: iPhone 4S on sale today, Windows Phone woes

At long last the Apple iPhone 4S goes on sale this morning, while the Guardian has also got off its rear end and launched an iPad app. We've also got news on Android Ice Cream Sandwich and more mobile woes for Microsoft.

Google+ users now at 40m
After weeks of negative publicity surrounding Google's social networking venture, the company announced that there are now 40 million plus users taking advantage of the service. Google announced to figures during the quarterly earnings call in which it announced revenues of $9.72 billion and net income of $2.73 billion. It also announced that there are now 190 million Android users.
Link: Engadget

Android Ice Cream Sandwich statue takes pride and place at Google HQ
With the latest version of Google's Android operating system set to arrive next week, the company has continued the tradition of erecting a statue of the icon on the front lawn of its HQ. Check out the birth of Ice Cream Sandwich in the video below.
Link:Engadget

 

 

Guardian iPad Edition finally launches
After unveiling its digital edition to the world earlier in the week, The Guardian has now made its iPad edition available to the world. The design-led version of the newspaper costs £9.99 in the UK per month, the same price as the Times' iPad iteration. The newspaper will be free for the first three months after the Guardian agreed a sponsorship deal with Channel 4.
Link: Guardian

iPhone 4S goes on sale today
After months of speculation, Apple's iPhone 4S finally goes on sale in the UK today. The device will be available at your local Apple Store and we'll be there to join in with the fun. If you're still undecided about whether you want to upgrade, check out or iPhone 4S review and video unboxing.

Microsoft's smartphone share drops again in Q2
Windows Phone handset sales represented just 1.3 per cent of the market in the second quarter of 2011, according to new research. The company will hope that the launch of Nokia handsets and the newly-minted Windows Phone 7.5 operating system will improve fortunes for the remainder of the year.
Link: SlashGear

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