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FaceTime gone from Apple’s Middle East iPhone 4 pages

Apple did something weird to their iPhone 4 pages on Middle Eastern websites and removed any mention of the iPhone 4 FaceTime feature. Here is the Apple iPhone 4 Saudi Arabia page a few days ago: Here it is now: FaceTime feature and anything about were removed from the following countries’ pages: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Jordan and ...

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Security Update 2010-006 for Snow Leopard

Apple has released a security update for Macs running OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. IT is a very small update under 1MB. The update addresses an important security issue with Apple Filing Protocol (AFP) and we highly recommend that you install it. For more information: About Security Update 2010-006. Download the update from: Security Update 2010-006 (Snow Leopard). Via: Apple ...

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Du Confirms that FaceTime is unavailable in UAE

As posted on the Arabic edition (thanks Mike) and TUAW posted it as well. It has been confirmed: FaceTime will not work in the UAE! Du has confirmed that in a twitter message: We have no confirmation if this was a decision by Apple, the carriers or the UAE TRA. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. Please ...

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iPhone 4 launch date in Turkey and Philippines

More carriers worldwide has announced that they will release the iPhone 4 next week. And according to 9to5 Mac, the following countries were the latest to announce iPhone 4 launch dates: • Philippines on 26th of September from Globe Telecoms • Turkey on the 24th of September from Turkcell and Vodafone Turkey Of these companies only TurkCell is selling an ...

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iPhone 4 in Malaysia on September 26

Maxis, one of the iPhone providers in Malaysia, has announced that they will start selling the iPhone 4 on the 26th of September in Klang Valley and in “selected centers nationwide” on September 27. It was announced on the company’s Facebook page. Thanks Dr Ghassan for the heads up. Malaysia’s other iPhone provider, DiGi, has dedicated a webpage for the ...

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STC and Mobily to sell iPhone 4 on the week of October 2nd

According to a reliable source both Mobily and Saudi Telecom Company (STC) will officially launch the Apple iPhone 4 in Saudi Arabia on the week of October 2nd 2010. This confirms our original report that both carriers will provide the iPhone 4. This is odd considering how some STC-branded stores are stilling unofficial gray market iPhones. Arabic version of this ...

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China to get iPhone 4 September 25

Apple announced that the iPhone 4 will be officially launched in China next Saturday September 25th 2010. The prices will be CNY4,999 (2,792 SR) and CNY5,999 (3,350 SR) for the iPhone 4 without a contract.

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iPhone 4 in Qatar soon

Vodafone Qatar followed their Egyptian counterpart and announced that the iPhone 4 will be available soon. It has been announced on Twitter:

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iPhone 4 in Egypt soon from Mobinil and Vodafone

The official iPhone 4 launch in the Middle East is imminent. UAE’s Etisalat already announced the release date, Mobily hinted the release in Saudi Arabia and the 2 official iPhone carriers in Egypt are getting ready. 4 days ago Vodafone Egypt teased their Twitter followers about the imminent iPhone 4 launch. Customers can register for more information on Vodafone’s site. ...

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Mobily’s CIO talks about the iPhone 4 launch on Twitter

Mobily’s CIO Mr Medhat Amer has issued a few statements about the iPhone 4 in Saudi Arabia and Mobily’s plans using Twitter. I have translated them from Arabic: • the countdown for the iPhone 4 official launch in Saudi Arabia has begun. Let me explain a few points first. • As usual stock will not be enough and the reason ...

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