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9:30 AM ET, September 23, 2008

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Joshua Karp / Boy Genius Report:
Google G1 screenshots galore  —  Looking for a bit of Google G1 goodness to hold you over until T-Mobile's announcement later tomorrow this morning?  We've got you covered.  An eagle-eyed reader spotted these promo shots on T-Mobile's G1 site, giving us a bit of a sneak preview of the world's …
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David / TmoNews:
Confirmed info leaks...  “Available in all stores within 3G boundary area, regardless of whether or not store is in a 3G dead spot.  Available in some locations directly outside of the 3G boundary area due to the fact that some customers who live in the 3G boundary area shop within a 2 …
Daniel Ionescu / Today @ PC World:
T-Mobile Android Phone Out Today, Comes With Free Gmail  —  T-Mobile, the country's fourth largest cell service provider, will unveil the G1 today, the first mobile phone to feature Google's Android operating system.  The much-anticipated device, which would be iPhone's main competitor …
BBC:
Google mobile due to be unveiled  —  The first mobile telephone using Google's Android software is due to be unveiled on 23 September.  —  It will be available on the US network of T-Mobile and is expected to be on sale in October.  —  The first device to run the search giant's operating system …
Amazon.com:
Customers Get Quick and Easy Access to Over 6 Million DRM-Free Songs from Amazon MP3 On New T-Mobile G1 Powered by Android Software  —  Amazon MP3 music store will be pre-loaded on the Android platform  —  Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that the Amazon MP3 music store …
Discussion: Engadget and Cellpassion
MG Siegler / VentureBeat:
AndroidTunes?  Amazon launching a mobile music/movie store for Google's platform
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Leaked MySpace Music Screenshots
Discussion: Coolfer
Ina Fried / Beyond Binary:
E-mail, photo programs stripped from Windows 7  —  Microsoft has decided that Windows 7 won't include built-in programs for e-mail, photo editing, and movie making, as was done with Windows Vista, CNET News.com has learned.  —  The software maker included Windows Photo Gallery, Windows Mail …
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John OBrien / LiveSide:
Image Composite Editor Released  —  ICE, a technology behind Windows Live Photo Gallery advanced panoramic image stitching was released today.  You can download the x86 here and the x64 here.  —  We have seen this technology in Windows Live Photo Gallery for some time now and more recently inside Deep Zoom Composer for Silverlight.
HD View:
Announcing the Microsoft Image Composite Editor
Discussion: Channel 10 and Bink.nu
Kip Kniskern / LiveSide:
Windows Live to replace Mail, Photo Gallery, and Movie Maker in Windows 7
Stephen Shankland / Underexposed:
Adobe uses graphics chip for faster Photoshop CS4  —  Photoshop is a famously taxing piece of software, but beginning with the upcoming CS4 version, it'll be able to employ the muscle of your computer's graphics chip for the first time.  —  The new version of Adobe's flagship software product takes …
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Adobe:
Adobe Introduces Creative Suite 4 Product Family
Discussion: InsideRIA and Boy Genius Report
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines:
Adobe launches Creative Suite 4; Likely to top low expectations
Discussion: Adobe and TG Daily
Elsa Wenzel / Webware.com:
Adobe releases Creative Suite 4
Discussion: Electronista
John Mahoney / Gizmodo:
Android's 10 Most Exciting Apps  —  Amid the iPhone 3G launch hysteria, we made a pronouncement that, looking back now long after the dust has settled, pretty well nailed it: forget hardware, it's code that counts.  Code via the juggernaut that is the App Store, which allowed the iPhone to truly came into its own as a mobile platform.
Discussion: Digg
Drpizza / Ars Technica:
Chrome antics: did Google reverse-engineer Windows?  —  In the sandbox  —  Since its release a few weeks ago, curious developers have been sniffing through the source code for Google's new Chrome web browser.  Chrome's source is interesting for a variety of reasons: there's …
Discussion: Mark Evans and Digg
GigaOM:
The Rise of the Superphone  —  To describe the segmentation of the mobile phone marketplace, analysts and industry professionals use a common lexicon to group similar devices by their relative features and capabilities.  The majority of mobile phones that have graced retail shelves …
Ina Fried / Beyond Binary:
Windows Mobile 7 release delayed  —  Microsoft has informed some of its partners that it has had to delay Windows Mobile 7, a much anticipated update to its cell phone operating system.  —  Although Microsoft has not publicly said when to expect Windows Mobile 7, partners who had expected …
Discussion: wmpoweruser.com and Engadget
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
State Of The Blogosphere: Get To 100K Uniques, Make $75K/year  —  Technorati, the blog search engine, put out Part I of its sporadic (now-annual?)  State of the Blogosphere report this week.  This year, it conducted a random survey of 1,079 random bloggers (a statistically significant sample) …
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Dan Farber / Webware.com:
Confirmed: The blogosphere is mainstream
Discussion: News Headlines
Almerica Blog:
Apple shuts down Podcaster, again!  UPDATED  —  It seems that Apple has shut me down.  I can no longer provision any more devices.  The developers website that had a “remove device” link is now gone.  I looked at the help tab but it still lists “removing a device” as one of the options.
Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
Expanded Powers to Search Travelers at Border Detailed  —  The U.S. government has quietly recast policies that affect the way information is gathered from U.S. citizens and others crossing the border and what is done with it, including relaxing a two-decade-old policy that placed a high bar …
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider:
TimesPeople, The New York Times' Social Network, Launching Tonight  —  The New York Times (NYT) is launching its “TimesPeople” social network tonight, which lets you recommend stories to your friends and see what they're recommending and commenting on — a useful, unintrusive feature that makes sense.
Jnack / John Nack on Adobe:
CS4: Sweating the Details  —  I'm a perfectionist, and I deeply, viscerally want to smooth & polish every aspect of Photoshop.  Doing it all in any one cycle is impossible, but I'm proud to say we've put a ton of effort into sweating the details in CS4.  —  You're going to see tons …
Jeremy Reimer / Ars Technica:
It's alive!:  Ars reviews AmigaOS 4.1  —  A new version of AmigaOS  —  Introduction  —  From its very inception, the Amiga has been about defying conventional wisdom.  In the early 1980s, everyone knew that personal computers weren't powerful enough to multitask, but the Amiga proved the naysayers wrong.
New York Times:
With Google Phone, HTC Comes Out of the Shadows  —  SAN FRANCISCO — When executives from Google and T-Mobile converge on a stage in New York Tuesday to unveil the first mobile phone powered by Google's software, the event will be a coming-out party of sorts for another, far more obscure, but no less ambitious company — HTC.
Farhad Manjoo / Slate:
WHY GOOGLE'S ONLINE ENCYCLOPEDIA WILL NEVER BE AS GOOD AS WIKIPEDIA.  —  There are two articles about Sarah Palin on Google Knol, the search company's abysmal new Wikipedia-like reference guide.  One of them is a mess: Just a few hundred words long, the article is fraught with factual and grammatical errors.
 
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Open Source makes historic UK breakthrough
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Angry IT workers: A ticking time bomb?
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I'm A PC: The Originals?
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