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Java Update for Leopard and Snow Leopard

Apple has released 2 updates for Java: Snow Leopard (Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 1) and Leopard (Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 6). Both update Java SE 6 to version 1.6.0_17 and “delivers improved compatibility, security, and reliability”. A security update is included in this patch. Fixing multiple Java vulnerabilities ( read more: Snow Leopard and ...

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Macs in Saudi Arabia

Disclaimer: This article has been originally Posted on MyMac back in 31/3/2006 (Some information might be out of date). Sitting in a local Starbucks in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, surfing the web while downloading my favorite Podcast, a young man approaches me, apologizing for the interruption. “Do you work with Apple?” He asked. “No, why?!” I reply. “Well I was watching ...

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Soar in the sky wih Ace Combat for iPhone

Namco has released an iPhone version of their successful flight combat game, Ace Combat. The game is fully 3D and can be controlled by the touch screen or by tilting the device. The game includes downloadable content (for now it’s only jet fighters and $0.99 each. Watch the trailer: Game name: Ace Combat Xi: Skies of Incursion. Price: $4.99. iTunes ...

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The Tsunami Halo Effect

Disclaimer: This article has been originally Posted on MyMac back in 18/1/2007 (Some information might be out of date). Unless you have joined some scientific experiment, and been frozen for the past two and a half years, you might have heard about the iPhone, and I am not talking about Cisco’s iPhone I am talking about Apple’s iPhone. What surprised ...

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Neo Office, an alternative for Microsoft Office for Mac

We talked before about how Microsoft is ignoring Arabic speaking Mac users by not supporting Arabic in their Office suite. Apple’s iLife have better support and there is another alternative called NeoOffice. NeoOffice is free and based on Open Office, an open source office suite. Start by downloading NeoOffice (Download link). To add support for Arabic do the following: make ...

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Free daily iPhone game in December – updated daily

To celebrate the western Holidays, many iPhone game developers decided to launch a site that’s offering a free game for each day of the first 24 days of the month of December 2009. This post will be updated daily, keep an eye on it. Final game: Navy Patrol Coastal Defense Zero free until December 28th 2009. December 1st: 33rd Division. ...

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Video: How to install RAM and drives in a Mac

One of my favorite hobbies is assembling computer hardware. I also prefer to upgrade my Macs by my own without relying on a service center. I’ve found two useful web sites that provide guides on how to repair and upgrade your Mac: iFixit and OWC. iFixit specializes in selling spare parts for Macs and provide free guides on how to ...

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Posts of November 2009

Just like last month, we present you with the top posts from the month of November, 2009. Mobily finally released the iPhone 3GS in the Kingdom only to be sold out in only two days. Mobily did not restock the iPhone 3GS until now. Mobily wasn’t transparent about their iPhone 3GS bundles as many of these bundles are only available ...

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Eid offers from itechia: free iPod nano and more

Itechia sent a message announcing their Eid offers. The offers are valid for the first day of Eid only (November 27th). The offers are: FREE iPod nano with Altec Speaker FREE iPod nano with Geneva Speaker FREE iPod nano with B & W Speaker FREE polo case with macbook white 2,13GHz 5% Discount on all Accessories when purchasing iPod or ...

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Eid al-Adha Mubarak 2009

We at SaudiMac would to wish you all Eid al-Adha Mubarak Arabic version on SaudiMac.net.

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