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Monthly Archives: May 2011

Banque Saudi Fransi and Al Rajhi Bank iPhone Apps

Banque Saudi Fransi has released their iPhone app, FransiMobile, last week. And similar to Samba’s app it provides a number of services for the bank’s customers such as: • Account Balance & Statement • Mini-Statement for your last ten FransiMobile transactions • Transfer funds between your accounts • Transfer funds to accounts within Al-Fransi • Transfer funds to local banks ...

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iPhoto 9.1.3 Update Released

Apple has updated iPhone ’11 photo management app for Mac OS X. iPhoto 9.1.3 “fixes a problem that could cause some events merged in iPhoto to be split back into multiple events on iOS devices after being synced.” If you bought the app from the Mac App Store then the update is available in the Updates tab. If you own ...

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Mobily to Launch White iPhone 4 Soon

Just like STC, Mobily has announced on their facebook page that the white iPhone 4 made with unicorn tears will be available in the Saudi market soon. Did you really wait for the white iPhone 4? Why? You can find the author of this post on twitter: @khaled. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. Please follow SaudiMac ...

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Sales of iPad 2 in Saudi Arabia Starts Today

iPad 2 sales has already started in Saudi Arabia. This first was apparently yesterday before the official date by i.zone in Jeddah sold to Ahmad. Notice the model number ending with AE (Arab Emirates), which indicates the lack of FaceTime of course. If you bought an iPad 2 today then please share the experience and photos on twitter using: #ipad2saudi ...

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STC to Release White iPhone 4 this Month

Saudi Telecom Company has announced on their website that they will start selling the Unicorn white iPhone 4 in Saudi Arabia during this month. “Now available” then “May” makes no sense though. You can find the author of this post on twitter: @khaled. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. Please follow SaudiMac on Twitter and add SaudiMac ...

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iMac Updates: EFI 1.6, 10.6.7, Boot Camp 3.2

Apple has released 3 updates for the last iMac computers (with Thunderbolt). First update is iMac EFI Update 1.6 which “includes fixes that improve performance and stability for Thunderbolt.” The iMac EFI Update will update the EFI firmware on your iMac computer. When your iMac restarts, a gray screen will appear with a status bar to indicate the progress of ...

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MacBook Pro Updates: EFI 2.1 and Update 1.4

Apple has released a couple of updates for this year’s MacBook Pro models (with Thunderbolt). First update is MacBook Pro EFI Update 2.1 to update the firmware. The update “includes fixes that resolve an issue with Turbo Mode in Boot Camp, and improve performance and stability for graphics and Thunderbolt.” The MacBook Pro EFI Update will update the EFI firmware ...

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Snow Leopard Font Update Released by Apple

Apple released a font update for Mac users running Mac OS X 10.6.7. Snow Leopard Font Update “addresses issues displaying and printing certain OpenType fonts”. Users reported issues with some fonts including Arabic after installing 10.6.7. The update include the following fixes: • Address an issue in which some OpenType fonts don’t display correctly in certain applications • Resolve issues ...

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New Apple iPad 2 Ad: If You Asked

Apple released a new TV advertisement for the iPad 2. The ad is titled “If you asked”. Here is the advertisement: You can find the author of this post on twitter: @khaled. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. Please follow SaudiMac on Twitter and add SaudiMac on Facebook. Remember to visit We Want Apple Saudi Arabia petition ...

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Apple Releases iOS 4.3.3 Update

Apple has released a new update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. This update, iOS 4.3.3, addresses “concerns” regarding Apple’s iOS crowd-sourced location database cache including: • Reduces the size of the cache • No longer backs the cache up to iTunes • Deletes the cache entirely when Location Services is turned off iOS 4.3.3 is compatible with the ...

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