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Free iTunes HD TV episodes

Apple is currently giving away free high definition TV episodes. Unfortunately you need a US based iTunes account (which is possible for Saudi Arabia Mac users by using a MobileMe account and iTunes Gift Cards). Here are the links to the free episodes: He That Believeth in Me – Battlestar Galactica, Season 4 Fun Runs, Pts. 1 & 2 – ...

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“Let’s Rock” keynote video available online

You can now watch Steve Jobs’ keynote at the “Let’s Rock” event. Apple posted the video and is available for streaming here. You can also download the video by subscribing to the Apple Keynotes (iTunes link, it is free to download).

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Apple released the new iPod Touch

Apple also released 3 new iPod Touch models, 8, 16 and 32GB models are available for $229, $299 and $399 respectively. New features include built-in speakers, exterior volume controls, Nike+ wireless receiver, preloaded with the new 2.1 software and a thinner form factor. They are available now on the Apple Store. For owners of the first generation iPod Touch (and ...

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Apple released a new iPod Nano

Apple released the 4th generation of the iPod Nano. The device is only 90.7mm-38.7 mm-6.2 mm and weighs 36.8 grams. Pricing is $149 for 8GB and $199 for 16GB. They are available in 9 colors. The device is now available on the Apple Store. Apple released the new iPod Nano ad: (you can also find it on Apple’s site) Update: ...

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Front Row 2.1.6 released

Apple released an update to Front Row. Version 2.1.6 provides improved compatibility with the new iTunes 8.0 software. It also includes bug fixes. As usual, the update is available on the Apple Software Update or can be downloaded from Apple’s site.

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Apple releases Quicktime 7.5.5 update

Apple released Quicktime update 7.5.5, the update includes the usual “increase reliability, improve application compatibility and enhance security” notes. The update is 67.5MB for intel-based Macs. More information is available on Apple’s website.

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MacBook Air update

Apple released an important update to the MacBook Air, and it is recommended to all MacBook Air users. This update is recommended for all MacBook Air computers, and addresses issues with video playback and processor core idling. Third-party software that modifies processor operating characteristics such as frequency and voltage is not supported and should be removed before installing this update. ...

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Lacking major Saudi cities, iPray for the iPhone and iPod Touch is released

GuidedWays released version 2.0 of their Islamic Prayer calendering software iPray. iPray 1 was available for the version 1.0.x of jailbroken iPhone and iPod Touch devices. One thing to note about that program is that only a handful of Saudi Arabia cities were included in the program, ignoring major cities such as the capital ( Riyadh ) and Jeddah and ...

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Apple offers replacement MagSafe power adapters

Apple is offering free replacement for MagSafe power adapters with separation of the white insulation. According to Apple’s knowledge base article, “Whether your product is in or out-of-warranty, you can take your adapter (you don’t need to take the computer) to an Apple-Authorized Service Provider”. Some MacBook and MacBook Pro models are affected. If you have problems with your MagSafe ...

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Apple extends MobileMe subscriptions for 60 days

Yesterday Apple sent an email to MobileMe subscribers. The email was titled “MobileMe Update” and offered a free extension of the MobileMe services for 60 additional days. We have already made many improvements to MobileMe, but we still have many more to make. To recognize our users’ patience, we are giving every MobileMe subscriber as of today a free 60 ...

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