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Mac OS X 10.5.4 Update released

Apple just released the latest update their Mac OS X Leopard. The latest update, 10.5.4, includes general operating system improvements and security updates. The security updates also addresses security issues with Mac OS X Tiger. More information regarding the security update can be found on Apple’s site. The update can be installed from the software update or downloaded from Apple’s ...

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Info about the next Mac OS X, Snow Leopard

Apple’s next OS X will be called “Snow Leopard”, here are some links with information about the new cat: Apple’s official Snow Leopard site Myths of Snow Leopard 1: PowerPC Support Myths of Snow Leopard 2: 32-bit Support Snow Leopard confirmed to be Intel only No news about Arabic Localization, Leopard added Russian, Polish and Portuguese Localization. Let’s hope for ...

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An Apple store in Mecca

Mohammad Milyani blogged about a new Apple store in the holy city of Mecca, called i.zone. Blog post – in Arabic.

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Watch the WWDC 2008 Keynote Address

Apple posted the WWDC 2008 Keynote Address by Steve Jobs on their website. You can watch it streaming in either normal or HD quality through this page. Apple also posted the Keynote Address as a downloadable podcast through iTunes. Click here if you have iTunes installed.

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Apple Software Update: Quicktime, iMovie and iDVD

Apple released multiple updates for it’s applications, it includes: Quicktime 7.5 which fixes some security issues. iMovie 7.1.2 – addresses general compatibility issues, improves overall stability, and addresses a number of other minor issues. iDVD 7.0.2 – supports general compatibility issues, improves overall stability, and addresses a number of other minor issues. As usual, those updates are available from the ...

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3G iPhone activation in-store, no online ordering

So much for that plan. iPhone Atlas confirmed that the new 3G iPhone that will be released July 11th 2008 will require an in-store activation instead of the regular iTunes based activation. The goal is to slow the market for unlocked iPhones. But that will mainly effect countries without an iPhone deal, like Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, ...

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iPhone software version 2.0 still without Arabic

According to the specifications of the new 3G iPhone. The iPhone will not have any Arabic language support at all. Language support for English, French, German, Japanese, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Russian, and Polish Which is odd considering that the iPhone should be released in 3 Arabic speaking countries; Egypt, Jordan ...

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The 3G iPhone is almost everywhere except Saudi Arabia

View Larger Map The 3G iPhone will be available in more than 70 countries. 22 will get it on July 11th 2008. You can see the full country list here. What is missing are most of the GCC except Qatar who will get the iPhone from Vodafone. Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are one the biggest mobile communication ...

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Live Coverage of the WWDC 2008 Keynote

With less than two hours to go until the WWDC 2008 Keynote, here are some sites with live updates from the Keynote: Mac Rumors Live Live Coverage from the Mac Observer Engadget Live Coverage Apple Gazette live coverage Audio Stream from iPhoneAlley We will be back after the Keynote with news on what will be announced.

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What Apple needs to know about releasing the iPhone in Saudi Arabia

Only less than 2 days until the WWDC 2008 Keynote and none of the Saudi Arabia mobile operators (STC, Mobily and the new Zain) announced any deal with Apple regarding the release of the iPhone in Saudi Arabia. If this is the case then Apple is either: 1) Already in talks with one of those and nothing was announced until ...

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