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Confirmed by Apple: No Apple Store in UAE

Update: Apple has contacted Stuff and they posted a clarification post. Stuff Middle East has posted a report claiming there is an “Official Apple Store to open in UAE”. Upon reading the report it turns out that it is just a Virgin Megastore section specializing in Apple products. We reached out to Apple PR and inquired about this report. Apple ...

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Updates: iTunes 10.2.1, Java and Printer Drivers

Apple has released iTunes 10.2.1 which provides support for iOS 4.3 features and some security updates. iOS 4.3 will be released March 11th. We compiled what we know about iOS 4.3 in this post. iTunes 10.2.1 features: • Sync with iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch running iOS 4.3. • Improved Home Sharing. Browse and play from iTunes libraries with Home ...

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iPad 1 Prices Reduced in UAE

iStyle, a premium Apple reseller in the UAE, has reduced the prices of the iPad 1 in anticipation of the iPad 2 release. These discounts are similar what Apple did when the company reduced the price of the iPad 1 by $100. The prices were reduced by $136-$163 depending on which iPad model. The new prices for the first general ...

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Vodafone Egypt Restores FaceTime on iPhone 4

Vodafone Egypt has restored FaceTime services for iPhone 4 sold by the company (model numbers MC605AB and MC603AB). FaceTime was reactivated by a Carrier Update (version 10.1 for Vodafone Egypt). This change was first reported by iPhoneIslam then I saw twitter messages by @houssini and @SadekHM. It was then confirmed by Vodafone Egypt’s official twitter account: Mohammed Lubbad checked the ...

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Apple Releases iOS 4.3 Gold Master to Developers

Apple has released the Golden Master (pre-release) seed of the software development kit for iOS 4.3 and iOS 4.3 for the iPad, iPod touch and iPhone. It is available for registered iOS developers. iOS 4.3 will be released to consumers March 11th. iOS 4.3 introduces many features such as playing iTunes content via Home Library, improved AirPlay and Personal Hotspot ...

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iPad 2 on Apple Saudi Arabia and UAE Websites

Apple has updated it’s Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates websites to include information about the iPad 2 that Apple announced last Wednesday. Although FaceTime is mentioned on the main image Apple has removed the FaceTime feature section. The section pictured here was taken from Apple South Africa website. We also noticed a notify-me form on the South African page, ...

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Watch Apple’s iPad 2 Event [Video]

Apple released a recording of yesterday’s iPad 2 special event. Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs announced the second generation iPad which will be released March 11th. iPad 2 is powered by a dual core A5 processor, %33 thinner and %15 lighter than the first generation iPad, available in black and white, same prices as the iPad 1 and 2 cameras with ...

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iTunes 10.2 Update for iOS 4.3

Apple has released iTunes 10.2 which provides support for iOS 4.3 features and some security updates. iOS 4.3 will be released March 11th. We compiled what we know about iOS 4.3 in this post. iTunes 10.2 features: • Sync with iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch running iOS 4.3. • Improved Home Sharing. Browse and play from iTunes libraries with Home ...

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Apple iPad 2

Apple has announced the iPad 2 today. The second generation of the Apple tablet. iPad 2 is %33 thinner than the iPad 1 and %15 lighter. Available in black and white. Same prices as the iPad 1. A5 dual core processor. iPad will be available March 11th 2011, more information is available on Apple’s website. Here is Apple’s press release: ...

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Live Coverage of Apple’s iPad 2 Event

Apple’s event titled “Come see what 2011 will be the year of” will be today Wednesday 2nd. It is expected that Apple will announce the second generation iPad and there is a possibility that Apple will preview iOS 5, which I doubt since Apple usually holds an iOS preview event. The event will be held at the Yerba Buena Center ...

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