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iPad 2 Glass is Thinner and Stronger than iPad 1 Glass [video]

The iPad 2 components are thinner than the first generation according to the iFixit teardown. The iPad 2 glass weighs 118.6 grams compared to the iPad 1’s 143.9 grams. It is also %27 thinner. iFixyouri has tested the strength of the iPad 1 and iPad 2 glass. The glass was bent 1 inch and then 2 inches. Here is a ...

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Celeste Transfers Files via Bluetooth on the iPhone [Jailbreak]

Celeste is a new Jailbreak app that enables iPhone (and other iOS devices) to send files wirelessly using Bluetooth. Here’s a video demonstrating Celeste: Celeste is available on the Cydia Store for $9.99 and for a limited time it’s being sold for $7.99. You can find the author of this post on twitter: @khaled. Arabic version of this post on ...

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Mac OS X is X Years Old

Today, March 24th, is the 10th (Roman Numeral X) birthday of Apple’s operating system: Mac OS X. On September 13th 2000 Apple released the first public beta of their operating system named “Kodiak”. On the 24th of March 2001 they released Mac OS X 10.0 and abandoned OS9. Here is Steve Jobs’ 2000 keynote introducing Mac OS X: Here are ...

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Aperture 3.1.2 Update Released

Apple has updated their professional photography app Aperture. Aperture 3.1.2 update improves overall stability and performance, including specific fixes in the following areas: • Importing iPhoto libraries • Reliability and responsiveness when using brushes to apply adjustments • Reconnecting referenced master images If you bought Aperture from the Mac App Store then the update is available in the Updates tab. ...

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iPad 2 in 25 Countries Next Friday

Apple has reconfirmed that the iPad 2 will be released next Friday in 25 countries. Apple announced earlier this month that the the iPad 2 will be available on March 25th in 26 countries but has delayed the Japan launch due to earthquakes. The 25 countries that will have an iPad 2 launch this Friday are: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, ...

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Firefox 4 Released for Mac

Firefox 4.0 is finally released and is available for Mac, Windows and Linux computers. The latest version include better JavaScript processing, GPU accelerations and many other features. Download links: ِArabic Version (Mac) and English Version (Mac). You can find the author of this post on twitter: @khaled. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. Please follow SaudiMac on ...

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Mac OS X 10.6.7 Update Released

Apple has released the latest Mac OS X update. The update (Mac OS X 10.6.7) includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac, including fixes that: • Improve the reliability of Back to My Mac • Resolve an issue when transferring files to certain SMB servers • Address various minor Mac App Store ...

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Security Update 2011-001 for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard Released

In addition to Mac OS X 10.6.7 Apple has released Security Update 2011-001 for Mac OS X 10.5.8 Leopard for both Client and Server edition of that operating system. Security Update 2011-001 fixes 55 security issues including AirPort, Apache, AppleScript, Terminal, QuickTime, X11, several Core services, and more. For more information about the security issues addressed: About the security content ...

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Arab Computers Taking iPad 2 Reservations

Arab Computers has announced on their website that the Apple iPad 2 will be available in Saudi Arabia “soon“. No information regarding prices and release dates were available. But we expect that the prices will be similar to old iPad 1 prices. Here is iPad 2 reservation page even though it shows a MacBook Pro, just fill the form (name, ...

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MacUpdate Bundle: 11 Mac Apps for $50 [from $381]

MacUpdate has launched their latest bundle of Mac software. The bundle includes 11 excellent Mac apps available for $50 (187SR) with original value of $381 (1,428SR). Including my favorite 1Password for managing passwords. The bundle includes the following Apps • Parallels Desktop 6.0. Run Windows, Linux, and more on your Mac without rebooting. (US English) • 1Password 3.5.9. Easily manage ...

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