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Why you should not buy an iPhone from Jarir and others

The iPhone 3GS has launched in Saudi Arabia last November by Mobily but that did not stop gray market iPhones from being sold in the market and at a higher price from the official iPhone distributor. I have noticed that Jarir Bookstore (honestly, where are the books?) have started selling the iPhone 3GS in Saudi Arabia. The iPhone 3GS 16GB ...

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Mac OS X is 9 years old

Today, March 24th, is the 9th birthday of Apple’s Mac OS X. On September 13th 2000 Apple released the first public beta of their operating system named “Kodiak”. On the 24th of March 2001 they released Mac OS X 10.0 and abandoned OS9. Mac OS X was based on NeXTSTEP from NeXT, the company that Steve Jobs has founded and ...

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Apple Store Fifth Avenue one of the most photographed locations in NYC

Computer Science students in Cornell University has analyzed 35 million photographs on Flickr using the university‬ Supercomputer. One of the findings: Apple Store Fifth Avenue is the fifth most photographed location in New York City. The first 5 locations are: 1- Empire State Building 2- Times Square 3- Rockefeller Center 4- Grand Central Station 5- Apple Store Fifth Ave. Globally ...

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Apple TV Birthday Cake

Hazmity celebrated his birthday with a custom cake that his wife ordered. The cake is a figure of him sitting on a coach with a hookah and watching shows from his TV that’s connected to an “Apple TV“. The bakery wrote “Mac TV” though. The photos were posted in this thread on ADSLGate (Arabic link). Arabic version of this post ...

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Bodega the Mac App Store is Now Open

Bodega 1.0 has been released today by Freshcode. Bodega is an App Store dedicated for Mac OS X software. Bodega allows customers to browse, install, purchase and update Mac Software. Something similar to the iTunes App Store. Software is available in 20 different categories such as Audio, Email & Chat, Entertainment, Games, System Utilities and Widgets. Via: The Loop. Arabic ...

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Gifting Apps in iTunes is now available

It is now possible to purchase Apps from the iTunes App Store and send them as gifts. The ability to send a gift was only available for music in the iTunes Music Store. Now it is possible to purchase an iPhone/iPod touch App and send it to a family member or friend as a gift. Simply click the arrow near ...

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How to: Send files from Mac OS X via Bluetooth

To send a file via bluetooth in a Mac you can go to the Bluetooth icon the Menu and choose “Send File” then browse for the file you want to send. Keep in mind that the iPhone cannot perform file transfers via Bluetooth, not yet anyway. There is an easier method to do that in Mac OS X 10.6 Snow ...

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MacUpdate Spring Bundle 2010 $425 for $50

MacUpdate has announced their latest Bundle. The bundle includes $425 worth of Mac applications for $49.99. The bundle include the following applications: Back-In-Time ($29) access Time Machine files Timeline 3D ($65) timeline generator (for presentations) ForeverSave ($14.95) backup utility Hydra ($79.95) HDR tool for photographers Hyperspaces ($12.95) customize “Spaces” Mac DVDRipper Pro ($9.95) DVD ripping tool MacScan ($29.99) security tool ...

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Alfred, Application Launcher

There are a lot of “launchers” for the Mac. I personally use QuickSilver. There are others such as Butler, LaunchBar and Google Quick Search Box. The following article explains how to use Alfred. Something very impressive about Alfred that is even on the first opening, it doesn’t appear to do any indexing and just works straight away. How To Quickly ...

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Apple started accepting iPad Apps

Apple has started emailing developers asking them to start submitting their iPad Applications for initial review. Developers need to submit apps made using iPhone SDK 3.2 Beta 5. Developers need to upload their files using iTunes Connect by Saturday, March 27, 5pm PDT. If you didn’t submit your app by that date then your App won’t be considered for the ...

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