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Monthly Archives: July 2010

Safari 5.0.1 enables Extensions

Apple has released Safari 5.0.1 which enables Extensions without entering Developer mode. Safari Extensions customize the browser with features created by third-party developers. This update also contains improvements to stability, accessibility and security, including the following: • More accurate Top Hit results in the Address Field • More accurate timing for CSS animations • Better stability when using the Safari ...

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Apple Battery Charger

In addition to the iMac and Magic Trackpad, Apple release released their own Battery Charger. The charger is designed for AA batteries which is used in many of Apple’s accessories including: Apple Wireless Keyboard, Magic Mouse and Magic Trackpad. The Apple Battery Charger is sold for $29 and includes the charger with 6 AA NiMH batteries. Arabic version of this ...

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Apple releases the Magic Trackpad

Apple has released the Magic Trackpad which is an alternative input device to the mouse and similar to notebook trackpads. Magic Trackpad supports multi-touch and was made for desktop Macs (iMac, Mac mini, Mac Pro). It also supports a number of gestures such as tap, pinch, swipe and others. Magic Trackpad design is similar to the Apple Wireless Keyboard. It ...

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Apple announced 27-inch LED Cinema Display

Apple today has announced a new 27-inch LED Cinema Display. The display features are: • Widescreen 16:9 with 2560 x 1440 resolution • built-in microphone • built-in iSight camera • Speakers • 3 port USB 2.0 hub • MagSafe adapter for MacBook and MacBook Pro portables • IPS (in-plane switching) to improve the viewing angle • light sensor • LED ...

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Apple updates iMac with faster processors

Apple has updated their all in one iMacs. The new models include Intel Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7. These iMacs also feature better ATI Radeon HD graphic cards. Prices are between $1,199 and $1,999. From Apple’s press release: CUPERTINO, California—July 27, 2010—Apple® today updated its all-in-one iMac® line, widely praised as the world’s best desktop computers, with the ...

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Mobily releases Multiple SIM cards service

Mobily has launched the Multiple SIM cards service to customers in Saudi Arabia. Multiple SIMs allows you to share the same number across multiple devices (iPhone, iPad and Blackberry for example). This service was already available from STC for a few years. Unfortunately Internet (3G data, Connect) can only be active on one SIM card. Making it almost useless for ...

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Free iPhone 4 cases from Apple using an App

As promised, Apple has started giving free cases for iPhone 4 owners and to make things easier for customers Apple released an app. Just launch the app and select the case that you want. The cases currently available are: • Apple iPhone 4 Bumper • Incase Snap Case for iPhone 4 Smoke • Incase Snap Case for iPhone 4 Clear ...

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Apple donates MacPaint source code to Computer History Museum

Apple has donated the source code for MacPaint to the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA. MacPaint was developed by Bill Atkinson. MacPaint was one of the first applications with a graphical user interface. Released with the first Macintosh in 1984. With MacPaint Apple also included the source code for QuickDraw which was used to build the Macintosh user ...

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Apple begins refunding iPhone 4 bumpers

Apple has started sending emails to customers who bought an iPhone 4 bumper notifying them that they get a full refund. In response to antenna concerns Apple has announced last week that customers who bought a bumper are eligible for a full refund. Here is the email that I got from Apple US online store: Dear Apple Customer, Apple recently ...

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Updates: Mac OS X Server 10.6.4 Update v.1.1 and Wiki Server

Apple has released an update for Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server edition. The update, Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 Update (v.1.1), includes Safari 5 and general OS fixes to enhance the stability, compatibility and security of your server, as well as specific fixes for: • CalDAV querying of email addresses with Active Directory and Open Directory servers • stability ...

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