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Aperture 3.0.3 Update

Apple has released Aperture 3.0.3 update. The update improves overall stability and fixes some issues. Including: • Applying adjustments such as Retouch or Chromatic Aberration • Creating and using Raw Fine Tuning presets • Viewing, adding and removing detected faces • Switching target printers and paper sizes when printing • Duplicating Smart Albums • Repairing and rebuilding Aperture libraries • ...

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Steve Jobs posts thoughts about Flash

Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs has posted an open letter on Apple’s site titled “Thoughts on Flash” where he talks about the reasons for not allowing Flash on the iPhone and iPad. It’s as follows: Apple has a long relationship with Adobe. In fact, we met Adobe’s founders when they were in their proverbial garage. Apple was their first big customer, ...

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Video: Mobily’s iPhone and iPad App – Mobily World

Mobily was demonstrating their “Mobily World” – “عالم موبايلي” iPhone and iPad App during this year’s Gitex Riyadh. Emad Daghreri has taken the following video showing the App: Direct link: Mobily World App from Emad Daghreri on Vimeo. Mobily World is an account management App for Mobily customers and will be released on the iTunes App Store at an unannounced ...

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Apple acquires Intrinsity and Siri

The New York Times has confirmed that Apple has acquired Intrinsity, a semiconductor maker. The NYT estimates that Apple paid $121 million to acquire Intrinsity. This is the second semiconductor company that Apple acquired after P.A. Semi in 2008. Apple paid $278 million for it. The Loop reported that Apple has acquired Siri. Siri provide a mobile personal assistance app ...

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Apple announced WWDC 2010 date: 7 to 11 June

Apple has announced today that this year’s World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) will be between 7-11 June 2010 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The conference will include development sessions for the Mac, iPhone and for the first time, the iPad. From the press release: “This year’s WWDC offers developers in-depth sessions and hands-on working labs to learn more ...

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Video: iPad Restaurant Point of Sale

Lecere, a company specialized in restaurant management software, has released the following video demonstrating their restaurant POS (point of sale) system on an Apple iPad. According to Lecere’s CEO, the initial price of these systems (an iPad with printers) will cost less than $2,000 compared to a typical POS system which start at $20,000. Via TUAW. Arabic version of this ...

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iTunes 9.1.1

Apple has released iTunes 9.1.1. The update includes the following fixes: • Addresses several stability issues with VoiceOver • Addresses a usability issue with VoiceOver and Genius Mixes • Addresses issues with converting songs to 128 kbps AAC while syncing • Addresses other issues that improve stability and performance The update is available for Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows. ...

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Mobily to release the iPad in Saudi Arabia

Mobily has been demonstrating the Apple iPad during this year’s Gitex Riyadh technology exhibition. According to messages on Twitter (here) Mobily will be bringing the iPad to the Saudi market. According to employees at the Mobily booth the company will bring the iPad Wi-Fi within 2 months, iPad Wi-Fi + 3G model with Mobily Micro-SIM will be released later. Mobily ...

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iPhone takes 72% of the Japanese smartphone market

iPhone shipments to Japan has doubled within the last year and the iPhone controls 72% of the smartphone market. According to numbers from MM Research Institute Apple has sold almost 1.69 million iPhones between March 31st 2009 and March 31st 2010. In the same time there has been 2.3 million phones sold in Japan. So 74% of the phones sold ...

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Updates: Final Cut Server 1.5.2 and RAW 3.2

Apple has updated Final Cut Server to 1.5.2. Final Cut Server is Apple’s professional media asset management and workflow automation solution used by many video producers. The update addresses the following issues: * Resolves an issues that blocked the use of a transcode setting for the Matrox CompressHD H.264 encoding card * Renews an expiring Java certificate in the Final ...

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