CNET News Daily Podcast: Awaiting the Google Android phone

Getting ready for the launch of Google Android phone, and why Brad Pitt may be bad for your computer.

The September 23 launch of the new Google Android phone on T-Mobile USA's network is almost here, but will the phone live up to its hype ? CNET News reporter Maggie Reardon breaks it down.

Plus, IT firms got some good news and some bad news Tuesday, when Forrester Research released its revised IT spending projections for this year and next.

And watch out Brad Pitt fans, the star could be bad for your computer .


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Today's stories:

Google offers cutting-edge Chrome, first update

Cray adopts Microsoft for supercomputer line

VMware unveils Fusion 2.0, VClient initiative

Electric Chevy Volt debuts with lofty ambitions

Robotic Prius takes itself for a spin around SF

Peekaboo! Facebook fills photo security hole

Hype builds for Android phone launch

Forrester slices 2009 IT spending projection

McAfee: Brad Pitt fan sites may be bad for your computer

George Lucas ushers in 'Star Wars: The Force Unleashed'

About the author

Leslie Katz, Crave's senior editor, heads up a team that covers the most crushworthy (and wackiest) tech, science, and culture around. As a co-host of the now-retired CNET News Daily Podcast, she was sometimes known to channel Terry Gross and still uses her trained "podcast voice" to bully the speech recognition software on automated customer service lines. E-mail Leslie.

 

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