Of course you gotta have 'ROOT' to do this...
On my HTC G2 I use 'VISIONary' for root. (GIS)
Install a 'Terminal Emulator' from the market.
Get root, run terminal emulator...
Enter super user:
Here are all of the apps listed out. you can 'pm disable com.' any packages in this list (but don't do anything foolish, m'kay!) :
pm list packages
CAREFULLY type the following commands to disable any of the apps you just don't want to see anymore!:
pm disable com.google.android.maps.mytracks
pm disable com.google.android.apps.unveil
pm disable com.google.android.apps.listen
pm disable com.htc.web2goshortcut
pm disable com.amazon.mp3
pm disable com.google.android.apps.googlevoice
pm disable com.photobucket.android
pm disable com.htc.android.htcsetupwizard
pm disable com.google.android.apps.finance
pm disable com.twitter.android
pm disable com.google.android.apps.translate
This is the News and Weather App
pm disable com.google.android.apps.genie.geniewidget