NAB – a little word for ‘No Apple Banking’view story

http://www.itwire.com – One of Australia’s four big banks, the National Australia Bank or “nab” as they call themselves these days, is having issues with new users still unable to download nab’s iPhone or iPad app. (IT news)

Telco CEOs back Turnbull's call for NBN cost-benefit analysisview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Alliance for Affordable Broadband - an informal grouping of telco CEOs - is calling on MPs to support a bill that would see the NBN referred to the Productivity Commission for a cost benefit analysis. (IT news)

Facebook: amazingly, it ‘increases face-to-face socialising’view story

http://www.itwire.com – If you thought Facebook users were like World of Warcraft players, stuck behind their PCs and rarely seeing the sunshine, soap or even a supermarket, you might be surprised to discover that Facebook leads to more real life experiences - and bad online experiences, too. (IT news)

Chris Carr drives into top spot at Nokia ANZview story

http://www.itwire.com – Mobile phones giant Nokia has announced the appointment of a new local general manager of the company’s Australian and New Zealand operations, with the scheduled departure back to Europe of Emile Baak after two and half years at the helm. The new appointment Chris Carr takes up the role at the beginning of 2011, 20 years after he joined the company in Australia. (IT news)

Qimo 2.0 released!view story

http://www.ubuntu-user.com – Qimo 2.0 now available to bring Linux to more pre-school aged children.  (IT news)

Go ogle new Aussie Google Maps Navigation (Beta) - from Nov 17view story

http://www.itwire.com – Google is finally bringing its “Google Maps Navigation” to Australians at last on the 17th of November, but which mobile users and phones will be able to take advantage, and will it replace your GPS? (IT news)

Students worldwide ‘outsource’ homework to India?view story

http://www.itwire.com – For $2 per hundred words, homework outsource units in India and elsewhere are crafting custom-written homework and answers for students willing to pay up and hope they don’t get caught. (IT news)

Nintendo wants to Wii some more – a lot moreview story

http://www.itwire.com – Just when some suggested Nintendo’s stream of Wii console buyers might be drying up because of “saturation” or expectations that a Wii 2 might be on its way for Christmas 2011 comes a denial, suggesting instead that when it comes to the Wii, there’s plenty more from where that came from. (IT news)

Call of Duty: Black Ops V Medal of Honor single player shootoutview story

http://www.itwire.com – Many folks have already picked up these games for their multiplayer goodness, but what of those looking for some solo experiences?  Which one fits the file for fighters with no friends, Call of Duty: Black Ops or Medal of Honor? (IT news)

Ancient Apple 1: for rich geeks onlyview story

http://www.itwire.com – It’s all over the news: you too can join the computing revolution as sparked by Apple Computer, only 34 years late and at a cost of anywhere from US $161,000 to nearly $250k, so which ultra-rich geek will splash the cash to own some seriously outdated electronics? (IT news)

NBN Co switches on Global Switchview story

http://www.itwire.com – The data centre that was a white elephant following the 2001 dot com crash, Global Switch, has just had its facilities contracted by the Government’s NBN Co, something that will hopefully help the NBN succeed instead of becoming a white elephant all its own. (IT news)

A grand truism-o at last: Gran Turismo 5 coming Nov 25!view story

http://www.itwire.com – A truism is an obvious truth, and while the truth of Gran Turismo 5’s oft-delayed release was never certain, you can finally start your engines, overtake all your fears, and prepare to be first past the post in getting your own copy of Gran Turismo 5 at last! (IT news)