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Points and Numbers from Q3 2010 Conference Call

Following yesterday’s Q3 2010 profit and revenue news here are some important points and numbers from the conference call. The following chart shows the revenue from Apple’s major products: From The Mac Observer: • Apple’s Mac unit sales increased 33% year over year to 3.47 million units, well ahead of IDC’s numbers for the overall PC market, which grew 22% ...

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Apple reports $3.25 billion profit for Q3 2010

Apple has announced their financial results for fiscal quarter Q3 2010. The company had a profit of $3.25 billion and a record revenue of $15.7 billion. Mac sales were 3.47 million units, 33 percent unit increase over the year-ago quarter. As for iPhones: 8.4 million units, 61 percent unit growth over the year-ago quarter. iPod sales were 9.41 million units, ...

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iBooks 1.1.1 supports audio and video

With iTunes 9.2.1 Apple also released iBooks 1.1.1 for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. iBooks 1.1.1 adds support for books that include audio and video content. The update also includes: • Double-tap an image within a book to view it in greater detail. • Experience books that include audio and video. • Enjoy substantial performance improvements when reading PDFs. ...

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iTunes 9.2.1 released

Apple has released iTunes 9.2.1. This new update addresses the following issues: • Disables older versions of some incompatible third-party plug-ins • Addresses minor issues with dragging and dropping items • Addresses a performance issue when first syncing to some devices with iTunes 9.2 • Addresses an issue upgrading to iOS 4 on an iPhone or iPod touch with encrypted ...

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iPad to be released in 9 countries on July 23

Apple has announced in a press release that they will release the iPad on July 23 in the following countries: • Austria • Belgium • Hong Kong • Ireland • Luxembourg • Mexico • Netherlands • New Zealand • Singapore Apple will release the iPad in more countries later this year. Sources: The Mac Observer – Apple’s press release. Arabic ...

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Notes from the Apple iPhone 4 Press Conference

• Apple sold 3 million iPhone 4 in 3 weeks. • Apple will provide a free case for everyone who bought an iPhone 4. • If a customer bought a bumper case from Apple they will get a refund. • Customers not satisfied with the iPhone 4 can return it for a full refund. • White iPhone 4 will be ...

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Apple sold 3 million iPhone 4 units in 3 weeks

During the iPhone 4 press conference Apple CEO Steve Jobs has announced that has sold 3 million iPhone 4 units in the first 3 weeks. Apple sold 1.7 million iPhone 4 units in the first 3 days. iPhone 4 has been released in 5 countries: US, UK, Germany, France and Japan. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. ...

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iOS 4.0.1 does not fix iPhone 4 reception issues

We would like to emphasize that the iOS 4.0.1 update for the iPhone that Apple released does not fix the iPhone 4 “antenna issues” that some faced. The update only mentions that it does the following: “Improves the formula to determine how many bars of signal strength to display.” So it only changes how the signal strength is displayed. The ...

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Video: Apple iPhone 4 Press Conference

Apple has released a video of their iPhone 4 press conference where Apple’s CEO, Steve Jobs, addressed with antenna issues some iPhone 4 users has faced. The video is available on Apple’s site: July 16 Press Conference. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. Please follow SaudiMac on Twitter and add SaudiMac on Facebook.

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Firefox Home App released, not in Saudi Store

Mozilla has released their Firefox Home iOS App for the iPhone and iPod touch. This App is not a web browser but a method of syncing bookmarks, desktop history and open tabs from your desktop version of Firefox. However the App is not available in the Saudi Arabia iTunes App Store so you have to use a US iTunes Store ...

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