Lexar Echo ZE - easiest backup everview story

http://www.itwire.com – Most of us only learn the "backup lesson" the hard way. And our biggest excuse is that it's all too hard. Lexar's been one of the biggest players in the flash memory business for some time (and leads it when it comes to USB sticks) and has come up with an all-in-one, easy to use backup solution - the Echo ZE. (IT news)

Cisco says net video will soon exceed peer-to-peerview story

http://www.itwire.com – Cisco has issued the annual update to its Visual Networking Index Forecast, projecting global IP traffic to increase more than fourfold by 2014. It expects video to surpass peer-to-peer as the top Internet traffic contributor by the end of 2010, and the global online video community to exceed one billion users by 2014. (IT news)

Vendors form Linaro to promote Linux based devicesview story

http://www.itwire.com – ARM, Freescale, IBM, Samsung, ST-Ericsson and Texas Instruments have formed a non-profit company, Linaro, to promote Linux-based distributions such as Android, LiMo, MeeGo, Ubuntu and webOS in a wide range of devices from cellphones to automotive and enterprise systems. (IT news)

Michael Jordan to grace NBA 2K11view story

http://www.itwire.com – 14-time NBA All-star and five-time NBA MVP is finally set to grace the cover of a video game on the sport he is most linked to.  Yep, Michael Jordan will appear on cover-art for the next baseball game, hang on, no, the next 2K Sports basketball title NBA 2K11. (IT news)

Next G at 42Mbps to be available in 100 regional townsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Telstra turned on the upgrade of its Next G network to 42Mbps (theoretical maxium downstream bandwidth) earlier this year and has now revealed that it will be operational in 100 regional centres as well as capital cities as soon as customer devices are available, later this year. (IT news)

MSI A6205-ISview story

http://apcmag.com – The MSI A6205-IS notebook has solid specs for the price of $978.00, including a heavy hitting Intel Core i5 CPU and a ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 graphics card. (IT news)

Samsung R580-JS05AUview story

http://apcmag.com – For $1491.00, the Samsung R580-JS05AU is very good value. The specs are very good, including an Intel Core i7 CPU and NVIDIA GeForce GT330 graphics card. (IT news)

Toshiba Satellite A500/02J With TV Tunerview story

http://apcmag.com – The Toshiba Satellite A500/02J is a very solid entertainment notebook at $1176.00; it's got a TV Tuner and good overall specs. (IT news)

Shogun 2: Total War returns series to its rootsview story

http://www.itwire.com – The original Shogun: Total War, based on Sun Tzu’s The Art of War was a milestone game from developer The Creative Assembly.  Today publisher SEGA announced the return of the Total War series to its feudal Japanese roots with Shogun 2: Total War. (IT news)

Green IT: CSC adopts fuzzy mascots in green pushview story

http://www.networkworld.com – Role-playing and fuzzy green mascots were core to implementing sustainability initiatives at the offices of CSC Australia, according to environmental sustainability lead, Anthony Ogilve. (IT news)

Premature ejaculation gets a much needed boostview story

http://www.itwire.com – A spray of two painkillers onto a man’s penis promises to extend premature ejaculation in men for up to six times longer, according to a University of California at San Francisco study. This first-of-its-kind drug called PSD502 is made by Shionogi Pharma. (IT news)

Telstra gears up for high bandwidth content servicesview story

http://www.itwire.com – Telstra has announced a number of initiatives that, it says, have nothing whatsoever to do with the expected rollout of the NBN, but will nevertheless leave it very well positioned to exploit the bandwidth of the NBN by hosting content at a very large number of points of presence close to customers. (IT news)