CNET News Daily Podcast: Google unveils its 'superphone'

We've got all the details you need to know about Google's new smartphone, the Nexus One; plus Apple makes a mobile ad acquisition and Microsoft sets Office 2010 pricing.

After months of rumors and information leaks, Google today finally unveiled the Nexus One, the newest smartphone running its Android mobile operating system. While the phone has some cool new features, the bigger news is that Google's now selling the phone exclusively online and directly to consumers. People can order an unlocked version for $529, or pick the phone up for $179 by agreeing to a two-year service agreement with T-Mobile. Reporter Tom Krazit stops by the studio to give us all the details.

Also in today's podcast: Apple makes a mobile ad acquisition, Microsoft sets pricing for Office 2010, and a glitch with Windows Mobile mistakenly marks text messages as coming from the future. Get those stories and more of today's top headlines on today's podcast.

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Today's stories:

Google unveils Nexus One

Apple acquires Quattro Wireless

Microsoft sets Office 2010 pricing

NASA's Kepler finds five 'hot Jupiters'

Spring Design's e-reader taps into Google Books

Windows Mobile glitch dates 2010 texts 2016

Flixster buys Rotten Tomatoes from News Corp.

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