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Do you have monitor problems on your iMac?

Apple has responded to Gizmodo’s questions about faulty displays in the new iMacs that cause flickering and yellow-tinted displays, their response was: “We’ve addressed the issues that caused display flickering and yellow tint. Customers concerned that their iMac is affected should contact AppleCare.” If you think you have these issues with your iMac then contact your Mac store repair center ...

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Apple plans to open 25 stores in China

Apple has announced in their annual shareholder meeting that they are planning to open 25 Apple Stores in China. It was announced by Apple’s senior vice president of retail Ron Johnson. Apple has opened their first store in China in July 2008 and announced a second one in mid-2009. Currently there are over 283 Apple Stores in 10 countries. We ...

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Updates: Aperture 3.0.1 and RAW Compatibility 3.1

Apple has released an update for Aperture 3. Aperture 3.0.1 improves overall stability and addresses a number of issues in Aperture 3 which includes: * Upgrading libraries from earlier versions of Aperture * Importing libraries from iPhoto * Importing photos directly from a camera * Memory usage when processing heavily-retouched photos * Face recognition processing * Adding undetected faces using ...

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Reserve and Win an Apple iPad in Saudi Arabia

Now you can win an iPad in Saudi Arabia. Simply go to Itechia‘s website and fill the form to reserve one, there is a chance that you will win it. The Apple iPad was announced by Steve Jobs late January and the WiFi version should be released by the end of March 2010. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac.net.

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What’s your opinion about Mobily’s first year with the iPhone?

Yesterday was the end of Mobily’s first year as an official iPhone provider in Saudi Arabia. A year ago, while the Arabic edition of SaudiMac was still under construction, we managed to cover the official release of the iPhone 3G here at the the English edition of SaudiMac, making it the first website to offer detailed information about the prices ...

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Free early registration for Macworld Expo 2011

Early registration for next year’s Macworld Expo has begun. Expo begins 27th January 2011, Conference starts 25th January 2011 and both end on January 29th 2011. Macworld Expo 2011 will be held in San Fransisco. If you register before 8th of March 2010 then you can attend the expo for free. Make sure to register by following this link. Arabic ...

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Steve Jobs: Mobile Personality of the Year

Steve Jobs has won Mobile Personality of the Year award at the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona. The award is presented to award “the contributions of individuals, established names, new thinkers, and rising starts, across the global industry and leaders of other industries that have contributed to the growth and convergence of mobile during the last year.” The nominees ...

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Mac Buying guide in Saudi Arabia

I made an Arabic version of the MacRumor’s Mac Buying Guide in Arabic on SaudiMac.net. Keep an eye on the MacRumor’s guide if you were planning to buy an Apple product. For example they don’t recommend buying a MacBook Pro at the moment (an Intel Core i5 based MacBook Pro should be released soon). Saudi Arabia based Mac stores usually ...

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New iPhone development course from Stanford

Stanford University has released a second iPhone development course, the first course was a success as it had over 1 million downloads. The new course is updated with iPhone OS 3.0 and includes at least one lesson about the Apple iPad. The course is available for free from iTunes U and you can download it for free from here. Via ...

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Nokia Now Comes With Music

Had the pleasure to be invited by Nokia to attend the Comes With Music event in Beirut, Lebanon. Where Nokia introduced their new fresh take on how to consume music. To make it simple, if you buy a Nokia device (like the upcoming Nokia X6) that has the “Comes With Music” logo on it, you will get unlimited number of ...

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