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How to: Call forwarding on the iPhone

One of the limitation of the iPhone software is the lack of real call forwarding controls. The iPhone only has one call forwarding option: “forward all calls” and you cannot set call forwarding if busy or if not answered. Call forwarding commands are standard so you can perform these codes easily. Just dial the following numbers to enable call forwarding: ...

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iMovie 8.0.4

iMovie was updated to 8.0.4. The update includes: – Fixed rotation issues with the iPhone 3GS. – Resolved stability of adding multiple beat markers. Read more about beat markers from Adobe. – Fixed unresponsive issues with fine tune controls. Update is available from the Apple Software Update or Apple’s site.

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New Betas: iPhone 3.1b2, Leopard and Snow Leopard

Apple released iPhone SDK 3.1 beta 2 to their iPhone developers. It also includes iPhone software 3.1 beta 2. Many sites reported that this beta also disables “unauthorized tethering”, which is this process. No iPhone 3G owner in Saudi Arabia managed to enable tethering by calling Mobily’s support. Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.8 (9L25) was also released to developers. It ...

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iTunes 8.2.1

Apple has updated iTunes to version 8.2.1. The update is 79MB and “provides a number of important bug fixes and addresses an issue with verification of Apple devices”. It disables Palm Pre music syncing. Apple did warn of this last month. The update is available from Apple Software Update or Apple’s website.

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Vote for your favorite iPhone apps

App Advice, an iPhone application review site, is having their first annual “App Awards“. The voting will end on Sunday, July 19th, 2009 and you can vote in as many categories as you want. Apps of interest Groups and Faces, designed by Bandar Raffah from Saudi Arabia. Twittelator pro and Tweetie twitter clients. Rolando and Rolando 2 fun adventure games. ...

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Snow Leopard for only $10

Apple’s next operating system, Mac OS X Snow Leopard will be released this September. It will cost $29 ($49 for a family pack). If you purchased a qualifying Mac computer after June 8th 2009 then you can take advantage of Mac OS X Snow Leopard’s up-to-date program and only pay $9.95. This offer is valid in Saudi Arabia from the ...

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Sword fighting on the iPhone

iSamurai is a fun iPhone toy application that use the iPhone accelerometer to simulate sword fights. You can fight between 2 iPhone/iPod touch devices using Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. The game cost $0.99 in the iTunes App Store. Watch the video trailer: Another demonstration video: iTunes App Store links: full version and trial edition.

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Safari 4.0.2 update

Apple has updated their web browser Safari to 4.0.2. It improves the stability of the Nitro JavaScript engine and includes the latest compatibility and security fixes. You can read more about the security fix here. The update is available from Apple Software Update.

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Twitter push notifications on the iPhone

One of the features of iPhone software 3.0 is Push Notifications which is Apple’s alternative to background processing. Boxcar is a new Twitter client that specializes in sending notifications to you when someone mentions you (@ your name in twitter) or DM you (sending you a direct message). Boxcar is now available on the iTunes app store for $2.99. While ...

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One year of iTunes App Store

The Apple iTunes App Store turns 1 today. It’s been almost a year since Apple introduced the iTunes App Store and they have over 50,000 applications and over 1 billion downloads. Apple is having a promotion on the iTunes App Store to celebrate the anniversary which will be on July 11th 2009.

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