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Apple iPad in Saudi Arabia Officially

The Apple iPad is officially available in Saudi Arabia. Arab Computers has posted on their website announcing the availability of the Apple tablet in the Saudi market. This came one year after Apple announcing the iPad. The iPad is available at “selected” stores, the Arabic ad said “exclusively” which is odd, these stores are: iStyle, Global Store, Zonik, iMachines, i.zone ...

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Best of SaudiMac for December 2010

Sorry for the delay in publishing this list. Here are the top posts on SaudiMac for the month of December 2010, better late than never. • SaudiMac Team’s Best of 2010 List: Dr. Mahmoud Al-Johani. • SaudiMac Team’s Best of 2010 List: Khaled Abdulrhman. • SaudiMac Team’s Best of 2010 List: Mazen Al-Angary. • iPad is Amazing ad by Apple ...

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Apple Releases iTunes 10.1.2 Update

Apple has released a new iTunes update. iTunes 10.1.2 provides a number of important stability and performance improvements as well as support for iPhone 4 (CDMA model). The update is available from Apple’s website: iTunes 10.1.2 for Mac and Windows. As for 64-bit Windows users should download it from: iTunes 10.1.2 for Windows 64-bit. You can find the author of ...

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Official iPad Release in Saudi Arabia and UAE

iStyle (authorized retailer by ABM) has announced that they will begin officially selling the iPad in the United Arab Emirates today Friday January 28th 2011. iStyle announced it on their twitter account: We are glad to announce the official launch of iPad in the UAE this coming Friday. Macworld Middle East has published the prices for the iPad in the ...

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iPad is Iconic ad by Apple [video]

Apple has released a new advertisement for the iPad titled “The iPad is Iconic”. Just like the previous ads: “iPad is delicious“, “iPad is Musical“, “iPad is Electric” and “iPad is Amazing“, this ad demonstrate the various apps (over 60,000) for the iPad. The advertisement describes the iPad as fresh, tickets, news, stories, has over 60,000 apps , students, teachers, ...

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Apple Releases Update 2.0 for MacBook Air (Late 2010)

Apple has released MacBook Air (Late 2010) Software Update 2.0. The update resolves an issue with some MacBook Air (Late 2010) systems that prevents the system from sleeping. The update is available via the Apple Software Update utility or from the company’s website: MacBook Air (Late 2010) Software Update 2.0. You can find the author of this post on twitter: ...

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Apple Updates Epson and Brother Printer Drivers

Apple has updated the drivers for printers from the following manufacturers: Epson and Brother. The updates are available for Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. The drivers are available from the Apple Software Update or you can download it from Apple’s website: • Brother 2.5 Printer Drivers for Mac OS X v10.6. • Epson Printer Drivers v2.5.1 for Mac OS ...

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Updates: iMovie 9.0.2 and iDVD 7.1.1 for Mac

Apple has updated it’s video editing Mac app, iMovie ’11. iMovie 9.0.2 improves overall stability and fixes an issue that could cause audio playback to be out of sync. To download the update from Apple’s site: iMovie 9.0.2 and if you bought it from the Mac App Store then check the Update section in the App Store. Apple also updated ...

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STC and Mobily Block HeyWire Free SMS Service

I never heard of HeyWire service and app before I received this image: HeyWire offers free SMS sending for users. It used to work in Saudi Arabia and according to that message both Saudi Telecommunication Company (STC) and Mobily has blocked receiving SMS messages from US phone numbers and that includes HeyWire. And it appears that Zain did not block ...

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Apple Releases iOS 4.3 Beta 2 for Developers

Apple has released the second beta for iOS 4.3 and SDK. Xcode 3.2.6 and iOS SDK 4.3 beta 2, iOS 4.3 beta 2 for iOS devices and Apple TV Software beta 2 for second gen Apple TV are available for registered iOS developers. iOS 4.3 introduces many features such as improved AirPlay and Personal Hotspot to share an Internet connection ...

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