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The iPad: The Future Of Mobile Computing is Now

Back in 2007 I wrote a piece about the iPhone when it first came out, but what made that article interesting was how it predicted the future of mobile phones, and how the iPhone changed the whole industry… If you don’t believe me, pick any old-school mobile company and look at their inventory lineup for an iPhone wannabe, you will ...

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Video: iPad announcement

You can now watch Apple’s event where Steve Jobs announced Apple’s latest product, The iPad. You can watch the event using video on demand steaming here. Or download the podcast version of the announcement, subscribe in iTunes. or download directly here (1GB video file). Apple also released a video with Apple staff talking about the iPad including Jonathan Ive (Apple ...

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Arabic on the iPad

Update (September 16): Official Arabic support in the iPad with iOS 4.2. Screen shots included. Update (September 3): iPad to get Arabic support with iOS 4.2 in November. After the announcement of the iPad, Apple has released the latest version of the iPhone SDK to include support for the iPad. I got the chance to try it this morning. Arabic ...

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Apple announces the “iPad”

Steve Jobs has just announced Apple’s latest product, the iPad. The Apple iPad is 1.5 pounds and have a 9.7″ screen. More updates soon. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac.net.

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Sites covering the Apple January 27 Event

Here’s a list of websites covering the Apple January 27 event. Remember that the event will start 9:00PM Saudi Arabia time (6:00PM GMT). Our English and reactions coverage will be here. Arabic coverage will be with other Arabic-speaking Mac blogs. List will be updated, more sites will be added as soon as they are available. gdgt live The Loop The ...

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Photo: Preparations for the January 27 Apple Event

Thanks to my good friend Rafael Silva for taking this photo and allowing me to post it here. Preparations for the January 27th Apple event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac.net.

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Firmware update for aluminim keyboard

Apple released Aluminum Keyboard Firmware Update 1.1 for the 2007 Apple Wireless Keyboard. This update improves battery performance for the keyboard when used with other bluetooth devices. The update also addresses an issue where a key may repeat unexpectedly while typing. The update is available at Apple’s site. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac.net.

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Apple reports $3.38 billion profit for Q1 2010

Apple reported a $3.38 billion profit and $15.68 billion revenue for their first quarter of the year (Q1 2010). From Apple’s press release: Gross margin was %40.9. International Apple sales account for %58 of the quarter’s revenue. 3.36 million Macs sold (%33 increase). 8.7 million iPhones sold (%100 increase). 21 million iPods sold (%8 decrease). “If you annualize our quarterly ...

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SaudiMac coverage of Apple January 27 event

You are welcome to join us as we cover and discuss Apple’s January 27th event. The event will be on at 9:00 PM Saudi local time. Apple’s January 27th event – حدث آبل ليوم ٢٧ يناير Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac.net Arabic coverage will be held at a different site.

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Do You Get Your Daily Dose of SPAM?

Almost everyone gets their daily dose of Spam. We get it in our emails, we get it on our blogs, and we get it on our cellphones in the form of SMS messages. But I think this is the first time I get spam from PushMe.to. So if you’re the person who sent me this message, please stop. It’s not ...

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