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iPhoneIslam release Arabtaller Plus

Yesterday IPhoneislam released the Arabic support for the iphone.  it’s not just an update, but it was a complete rewrite of the code. After testing and checking i would say that they have outdone themselves by making it faster to load and added a lot of new features.

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Enable Emoji on your iPhone before Apple removes them

According to iPhone Alley, Apple will be removing any iPhone application that enables the Japanese Emoji smilies. This will not remove Emoji from those who already enabled it on their iPhones. There is no reason for Apple to remove it so I would probably guess that the Japanese telecos asked Apple to remove it for some reason. To enable Emoji ...

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The Omni Group Releases Four Applications as Freeware

The OmniGroup (known for great apps such as OmniOutliner, an information organizer app and OmniFocus, a GTD tool) have released four of their applications as freeware. And they are: OmniWeb: a Macintosh web browser. OmniDazzle: desktop/mouse effects. OmniDisksweeper: helps find large unneeded files. OmniObjectmeter: Memory optimizer for Mac developers.

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Safari 4 beta

Apple released Safari 4 beta for Mac and Windows, it can be downloaded from Safari’s page. Here’s a list of Safari 4’s features: Cover Flow — You can browse through your site history or bookmarks the same way you browse album covers in iTunes Top Sites — look at renderings of your favorite sites, and open any one of them ...

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iPhone and Mobily… a world of oddity

Mohammad Nahdi blogged about his experience on the first day of the iPhone 3G release in Saudi Arabia by Mobily. The blog post which is in Arabic titled “iPhone and Mobily… a world of oddity” talked about how the staff at the Riyadh branch of Mobily had no knowledge about the iPhone 3G. When he asked about their iPhone 3G ...

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New iPhone 3G Bundles in Saudi Arabia

Mobily, Saudi Arabia’s iPhone 3G provider, has extended their previously four iPhone 3G bundles to 10 bundles. The new bundles are very strange, for example the 199 bundles offer the same minutes, SMS and data they only changed the device price and monthly fee. For example 8GB Postpaid 99 cost after a year is 3443SR and Postpaid 199 is 3228SR, ...

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25,000 signed up for the iPhone 3G in Saudi Arabia

Despite lack of Arabic the iPhone 3G helped Mobily to increase their subscribers by 25,000. From Saudi Gazette: “In just a few hours of launch the number of walk-in customers and those who applied online reached 25,000,” said Ali S. Al-Dakhee, Mobily’s Youth Segment Manager. This is not the number of actual iPhone 3G units sold though. Mobily has yet ...

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Mobily: Arabic for the iPhone 3G is coming from Apple soon

According to Mobily, Apple is working on releasing localized Arabic language support for the iPhone 3G with the next iPhone software update. Currently the only method to enable Arabic support on the iPhone is to jailbreak then purchase Arabtaller. Unfortunately jailbreaking will void the Mobily warranty. You can reverse the jailbreak if you need to. This article by Dan Moren ...

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iPhone 3G is sold unlocked in Saudi Arabia

I have tested my brand new Mobily iPhone 3G with an STC SIM card and it worked. AhmadT tested it, too and in the UAE Shufflegazine tested the Etisalat iPhone 3G and it’s unlocked as well. So you can simply buy the iPhone 3G and switch the SIM card to the carrier of your choice. You will still be paying ...

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Mobily price plans for iPhone 3G

This post is about the older iPhone 3G, visit this page for price plans for the iPhone 3GS. Update: We have verified these prices. You will pay the iPhone 3G price plus first month (99SR). We received a copy of the internal memo sent to the staff of mobily about the business rules and the plans for the iPhone 3G ...

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