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iPhones being sold at authorized Apple resellers in Saudi Arabia

Apple’s distributor is warning against hacked/unlocked iPhones in the region. Yet many stores in Saudi Arabia, some are actual authorized Apple resellers, are selling the iPhones at prices equal to $800. A well known mall, HyperPanda, is selling the gray market iPhones at 2800SR. thats almost $800 as seen in this photo: Many mobile phone stores are selling the iPhones ...

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Apple releases Final Cut Express 4

Apple released a new version of their Final Cut Express software, check the press release here. It costs $199 for the normal edition or $99 for the upgrade. For more information check out the Final Cut Express 4 pagefor list of features and ordering information.

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Mac OS 10.4.11 and 10.5.1 Updates

Apple released the first update for Leopard, version 10.5.1. Which includes many fixes for the new OS. You can find the full list at Apple’s site. Apple also released what might be the final Mac OS Tiger update (10.4.11). You can visit the feature page at Apple’s site. It includes the final edition of Safari 3.0 and many updates. For ...

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A sad Leopard in Saudi Arabia!

I do have a small and quick rant about Leopard, a source told me that Apple’s Saudi Arabia distributor, Arab Computers (you can check their official, blank site here) have brought only 25 copies of Leopard to the Market. One of the Apple resellers asked for 250 licenses and they are only getting a literal handful of copies. Apparently the ...

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A look into Apple’s middle east site

Last topic was about the brand new Arabic localization of Mac OS X Tiger! While checking the rest of the website for the “Official” Apple distributor in the Middle East, here are my comments about it: The site is a copy and paste of the template of the old Apple.com site, needs a lot of improvements. And there is a ...

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Arabic “Localization” of Mac OS X Tiger released

Quietly, Apple’s “distributor” in the middle east, IMC Middle East, released an Arabic localization of the outdated Mac OS X Tiger. You can download it from their website linked here. At this rate I am expecting the Arabic Localized version of Mac OS X Leopard when 10.6 is released, probably 2009.

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iPhone is “Invention of the Year”

The thing is hard to type on. It’s too slow. It’s too big. It doesn’t have instant messaging. It’s too expensive. (Or, no, wait, it’s too cheap!) It doesn’t support my work e-mail. It’s locked to AT&T. Steve Jobs secretly hates puppies. And—all together now—we’re sick of hearing about it! This article lists the advantages of the iPhone and why ...

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iMac and Macbook Pro software updates

Apple release MacBook Pro software update 1.2, according to what Apple say, “This update improves graphics stability and is recommended for all 2.2/2.4GHz MacBook Pro Models.” Apple also released an update for the new iMacs that fixes freezing problems, two versions are available for Tiger and Leopard.

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