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UAE’s du to offer the iPhone soon, said CEO

Du‘s CEO Osman Sultan told Albayan newspaper today that Du will release the iPhone “soon”. UAE’s Etisalat is currently the exclusive iPhone seller in the Arab Emirates and Apple’s UAE iPhone page is only showing Etisalat at the moment. If Du gets the iPhone then that will open the Saudi Arabia market for either STC or Zain to release the ...

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iPhone 3.0.1 fixes SMS vulnerability

iPhone 3.0.1 is released to address a vital SMS exploit presented at Black Hat security conference this Thursday. The exploit allows the hacker to take control over the iPhone using SMS messages. This update is extremely important and all iPhone users must update to it as soon as possible.

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iPhone 3G burns car seat

Pieter from Leiden, The Netherlands has left his iPhone 3G in his car and found smoke in his car. The smoke caused by a burning passenger seat started by the iPhone 3G (with a Belkin case). Pieter has contact Apple and T-Mobile in the Netherlands and both refused to take responsibility. iPhone owners in Saudi Arabia should be extra careful ...

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Issues with the Saudi iPhone 2: Mobily support

“Issues with the Saudi iPhone” series returns. Last time we talked about the lack of Arabic in the Apple iPhone and now we finally have Arabic support on iPhone 3.0 software. Let’s talk about another major issue with the iPhone 3G in Saudi Arabia: Mobily. Some can say that UAE’s Etisalat have similar issues. The locked iPhone 3G Mobily employees ...

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Pro software Final Cut Studio and Logic Studio updated

Apple has updated Final Cut Studio to version 3. The full version will cost $999 ($300 less than the previous version) and the upgrade version will be for $299. Final Cut Studio is Apple’s professional audio and video production suite. Final Cut Studio has over 100 new features. The suite includes: Final Cut Pro 7. Motion 4. Soundtrack Pro 3. ...

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Apple reports $1.23 billion profit for Q3 2009

After a great second quarter, Apple reported $1.23 billion profit and revenue of $8.34 billion. Breaking the previous record of best non-holiday quarter in history. As for unit sales, Apple has sold 2.6 million Macs, 5.2 million iPhones and 10.2 million iPods. Steve Jobs was quoted to say “We’re making our most innovative products ever and our customers are responding, ...

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MS Office 2008 for Mac SP2, still no Arabic

Microsoft has released service pack 2 for it’s Mac Office suite unfortunately Arabic support is no where to be found. The update includes many fixes and you should run the Microsoft Office update to install it. Read more about the update here. Despite Microsoft’s “advancements” in supporting Arabic on Windows/Office for Windows as they claim on their site. Office 2008 ...

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Faces wins Best User Interface award

The first annual App Awards has ended and the results are in! Faces, a visual dialer, by Bandar has won in the Best User Interface category. Congratulations Bandar! Other winners: Rolando 2: app of the year (paid), Facebook: app of the year (free), Facebook: most useful, Shazam: most awe inspiring and many more on the App Award website. Face is ...

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Skype 2.8 with screensharing

Skype 2.8 was released today. The new version includes many features such as screen sharing even with PCs running Windows. Download the update here. Via TUAW.

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