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iPhone 4S, White iPod Touch, 8GB iPhone 4 & Siri Voice Integration Revealed At “Let’s Talk iPhone”

Apple held a media event today in which we got some new products. The iPhone 4 has a succeeder, the iPhone 4S. Apple also announced a white iPod touch and reduced the prices. iPhone 4S revealed by Phil Schiller sandwiched in the A5 Processor, the dual core processor. 7X faster speed and graphics. Apple guaranteed 8 hours of 3G talk time, 6 hours of 3G browsing, and ...

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iBooks 1.3.1 With Stability and Performance Improvements

Apple has released iBooks 1.3.1 for iOS devices. The ebooks reader includes important stability and performance improvements. iBooks is free and available for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. 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 ...

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Living in the Cloud

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve always dreamed of touching the clouds and walking and living in them and I’m sure many people wanted to do something like this when they were young. Years later and with the advancement of the modern technologies available to us nowadays, our dreams started to come true, without the need to fly, now ...

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Apple to Hold iPhone Event October 4

Apple will host an iPhone event on October 4. The event, titled “Let’s talk iPhone“, will be held in the Apple campus at 10 am PT (8 pm Makkah time). I would guess that Apple will announce the fifth generation iPhone, iOS 5 and iCloud. You can find the author of this post on twitter: @khaled. Arabic version of this ...

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Google+ iOS App Updated with Hangouts and more

Google has updated its Google+ social network app. The new update brings many improvements including adding support for Hangouts from the iOS device. Google Plus 1.0.4.2326 features are: Join Hangouts from the mobile app Huddle is now Messenger Send photos in Messenger +1 on comments Reliability improvements in Messenger Granular push notification settings Map view in profile for places you’ve ...

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Updates: Thunderbolt Display Firmware and Snow Leopard

Apple has released 2 new Thunderbolt related updates. The first is Thunderbolt Display Firmware Update for the Apple Thunderbolt Display released last week. The update improves the stability of the Apple Thunderbolt Display. The Apple Thunderbolt Display is a 16:9 widescreen with 2560 x 1440 resolution. It includes a Thunderbolt connection turning the display in a hub with 1 FireWire ...

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Comparing UAE Apple Store Prices with Saudi Arabia, USA

Rami Kayyali has compiled and compared the prices of products in the newly launched UAE Apple Store with the prices at the Apple US Store and Saudi Arabia’s distributors. The results are interesting even though the comparison does not include taxes nor custom rates. UAE Apple Store vs Saudi Arabia Prices By comparing UAE Apple Online Store with Arab Computers ...

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Apple Launches Online Store in UAE – Saudi Opening in December

Apple has finally launched its first Online Store in the Middle East. The Emirates Apple Online Store is now open for business offering most Apple products including the iPhone (unlocked). You can also engrave iPods and iPads. Unfortunately these prices are a bit high compared to the US and Hong Kong Apple Stores. It’s even more expensive than the “official” ...

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Google Chrome 14 Adds Support for Lion’s Fullscreen Mode

Google has released a stable version of their Chrome browser. Chrome 14 supports the following: The Web Audio API enables developers to add fancy audio effects such as room simulation and spatialization. Native Client is an open-source technology which allows C and C++ code to be seamlessly and securely executed inside the browser. Currently, Native Client only supports applications listed ...

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Updates: Thunderbolt and MacBook Pro, Mac mini EFI Firmware

Apple has released some more Thunderbolt related updates. The first is Thunderbolt Software Update available for all Macs with Thunderbolt (2011 models). The update provides support for the Apple Thunderbolt Display and bug fixes for Thunderbolt device compatibility. Apple also released Macbook Pro EFI Firmware Update 2.2 for MacBook Pro laptops (2011 models). This update enables Lion Internet Recovery which ...

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