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Updates: Safari 4.0.4 and iPhoto 8.1.1

Safari, Apple’s web browser has been updated to version 4.0.4. The update improves JavaScript performance and search history performance. The update also includes security fixes for: ColorSync, libxml and WebKit. The update can be downloaded from Apple’s website. Apple also released iPhoto update version 8.1.1. The update improves the face recognition capability of iPhoto. iPhoto 8.1.1 is available for download ...

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iPhone 3GS out of stock in Saudi Arabia after 2 days

The iPhone 3GS has been sold out Just two days after the the phone’s release in Saudi Arabia by Mobily. Mobily claims that new stock will arrive after Eid (27th of November). People who reserved an iPhone 3GS will not be able to purchase it any time soon. Many readers have expressed their frustration to us using Twitter and Facebook. ...

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How to: iPhone SMS delivery report

“SMS Delivery Report” is a small feature that is available on almost all phones. However just like call forwarding it is missing from the iPhone. Don’t bother yourself by calling Mobily and asking them about it, they said that it is “NOT SUPPORTED“. Just add the following code right before the rest of your message: *N# So your message would ...

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Camino 2.0 web browser released

Camino version 2.0 has been released. Camino is an open source web browser based on Gecko rendering engine, the same engine that powers Firefox. The new version include many features such as Tab Overview, Growl support, AppleScript support and more. Camino 2.0 is available to download here. Arabic version on SaudiMac.net.

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Samba bank website working with Safari on Mac

The Samba Financial Group (Samba bank) personal banking website finally added support for Mac users running on Safari. Special thanks to @sizain on twitter for posting about it. Arabic version on SaudiMac.net.

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Posts of October 2009

Here are the top posts from the month of October, 2009. Apple had an excellent fourth quarter: $1.67 billion profit. Apple released new products: MacBook, iMac, Mac mini, Magic Mouse, AirPort and others. iPhone Apps: Quran browser. Photoshop app. But to have access to apps you need an iTunes account. Follow this guide on how to create one. But don’t ...

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20 percent discount on over 100 Mac apps

Over 100 Mac developers has created the One Finger Discount site. The developers are offering a 20 percent discount on their applications. All you need to do is to use the coupon code “OneFingerDiscount” when you purchase any of the participating applications. Programs I personally recommend: 1Password, Smile on my Mac apps and Evom. The site was started by Daniel ...

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Mac OS X 10.6.2 Update

Apple has released the second major update for Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. The 10.6.2 update fixes a guest account bug that deletes guest user directories. The update includes the following: General operating system fixes provided for: # an issue that caused data to be deleted when using a guest account # an issue that might cause your system ...

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Urgent Update for Apple TV

Apple has sent an email to Apple TV users advising them to immediately update the device to Apple TV software 3.0.1. The previous version, Apple TV 3.0 had a bug that causes content to disappear temporarily. This is a copy of Apple’s email: Dear Customer, If you’ve installed the Apple TV 3.0 software update, you should immediately update to version ...

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iPhone 3GS bundles for Mobily Raqi VIP customers only

The Apple iPhone 3GS is now officially available in Saudi Arabia and sold by Mobily. The iPhone 3GS is unlocked and available with 3 postpaid bundles (99, 299 and 399) and one prepaid bundle for each of the 3 models (iPhone 3G 8GB, iPhone 3GS 16GB and iPhone 3GS 32GB). However the iPhone 3GS 299 and 399 bundles are only ...

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