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Demand Arabic in Microsoft Office for Mac 2011

Microsoft announced Office for Mac 2011 at Macworld 2010 earlier this month. Arabic/Hebrew RTL/BiDi language support is still missing. The admins at the Office for Mac Facebook page responded to my question regarding Arabic support. Their response was “This is the sort of passion we love to see! And please, please, please…have your friends send requests to this form so ...

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Put Your Game On, a list of iPhone & iPod touch games

In the past I wrote a piece about the iPhone and iPod touch apps I love the most, well this time around I will be writing about the games I really like and enjoy. All links will take you to iTunes, some games offer free light versions to try before you buy. Here is a list of all the games ...

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How To: iPhone tethering with STC Jawalnet

Here are steps to make so that you can enable Internet tethering on an iPhone 3G/iPhone 3GS with STC Jawalnet. STEPS: 1- Update your iPhone to OS 3.1.3, by connecting to iTunes and clicking “Check for Updates” 2- (Optional Step) After that get a Mobily SIM card and pop it in then click on “Check for Update” to get the ...

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Saudi Designed App Wins Best App Awards

2Do, a productivity iPhone/iPod touch app designed by Bandar Raffah, has won 2 awards in the 2009 Best App Ever Awards organized by 148Apps.com. 2Do won the Best Time Management App and Best App for Parents awards. 2Do was also in the second place for Best App Ever, Best Visual Design and Best Productivity Enhancer awards. In addition to an ...

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Mobily iPhone 3G/3GS tethering now available for free

As promised by Mobily’s CIO, iPhone tethering is now available in Saudi Arabia by Mobily. The service is free to activate, usual data rates apply. Make sure to download the latest carrier settings via iTunes: connect the iPhone, click “Check for Update”, you should get a dialog similar to this: To enable tethering go to Settings, General, Network, Internet Tethering, ...

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Updates: iLife Support, Aperture 3 slideshow, RAW, Apple TV and aluminum keyboard

Apple has released iLife Support update 9.0.4. The update provides system software resources shared by iLife, iWork and Aperture. Apple also released Aperture SlideShow Support Update 1.0 to address an issue in Aperture 3 sideshows. Another update for photographers is Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update 3.0. The update extends RAW image compatibility for Aperture 3 and iPhoto ’09 for the ...

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Apple releases Aperture 3

Apple has released Aperture 3. Aperture is Apple’s professional photography application. Aperture 3 has over 200 new features which includes: Face recognition with Faces. Sorting by location using Places. Brushes for image adjustment. Sorting in Projects. Adjustments Presets for easy effects. 15 Quick Brushes. Slideshow improvements. Aperture 3 now supports 64-bit for Intel Core 2 Duo under Snow Leopard. Aperture ...

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History of Macworld Expo

Macworld Expo San Fransisco 2010 will start today, Tuesday February 9th. This will be the first Macworld San Fransisco without Apple participating. MacLife has posted a complete history of the Macworld Expo on their site. Make sure to check it out. I have translated a majority of that article to Arabic and presented it on the Arabic side of SaudiMac. ...

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Mobily CIO: iPhone tethering coming this February

Mobily’s CIO (Chief information officer) Mr. Medhat Amer announced on twitter that Tethering is coming to the iPhone this month (February 2010). Tethering was introduced in iPhone OS 3.0 but iPhone OS 3.1 disabled the tethering trick. The only way to get tethering on the iPhone is either jailbreaking or waiting for an official update from Mobily. We will post ...

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iPhone OS 3.1.3 Update with Security fixes

Apple released an update for the iPhone and iPod touch. iPhone OS 3.1.3 update improves accuracy of reported battery level on the iPhone 3GS, resolves an issue with some apps that don’t launch and fixes a bug with Japanese keyboard. The Mac Observer mentions that iPhone OS 3.1.3 includes some security fixes as well. So make sure to install this ...

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