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Ross Miller

Apple's App Store crosses the 1.5 billion download mark
Yes, it seems like only yesterday (or about 3 months ago) that Apple crossed a landmark -- 1 billion apps downloaded from its App Store -- and here we are again.
Microsoft confirms Windows 7 RC upgrade rules
Users running an activated version of Windows 7 Release Candidate will not have to "reinstall an older version of Windows before using a Windows 7 upgrade disk.
Design your own Kindle (and win it) with Engadget, Amazon, and Adafruit Industries!
Reading isn't just about the text that you're reading, it's an intimately personal experience in every sense of the word.
Other news of import
Analog TV says goodnight
America -- we haven't heard any reports of riots or mass hysteria, and we'd dare say the citizenry handled this tech transition better than the millenium bug.
Windows Marketplace taking app submissions on July 27, coming to WinMo 6.0 and 6.1 later this year
Now all it needs is a rich catalog of great software to go along with the great hardware some of its partners are producing, right?

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