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Batoul Apps Donating 100% of Today’s Sales to Benefit Syria

From Batoul Apps: The situation in Syria continues to deteriorate, and they are in dire need of our assistance. The death toll is already at 7,500 and over 80,000 have fled to the neighboring countries of Jordan and Lebanon. We ask you to join Batoul Apps in standing with the people of Syria by helping to provide humanitarian aid at ...

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Apple to hold iPad 3 Event Wednesday March 7

The Loop reported that Apple will hold a special media event next Wednesday March 7th at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. Apple will most likely announce the iPad 3 during that event. Everyone is expecting a more powerful iPad with a “retina display” and 4G. We’ll know next week. The event will be 9pm local ...

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Security Flaw Allows Calls and More from Locked iPhones Running iOS 5

Tareq from iPhoneIslam demonstrated an interesting security flaw in iPhones running iOS 5. The flaw was discovered by Safwan Saba and it allows you to access the address book, make phone calls and possibly send emails and messages in a locked iPhone. A similar flaw existed in iOS 4.1 and this flaw is a bit tricky to implement. As demonstrated ...

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iPhone Development Workshop in Riyadh on February 25

The “STC IOS Workshop” is a keynote and workshop about iOS development sponsored by STC and organized by CCIS & Future Technology Club. It will be held in Riyadh next Saturday February 25th. From the event website: Your perfect guide to develop on iOS Platform The expertise came for you, don’t miss this event. PART 1.. (9 am – 10:30 ...

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Apple Unveils Mac OS X Mountain Lion 10.8

Last Thursday Apple has revealed Mac OS X Mountain Lion 10.8. Apple has completely shown love to iOS and iPad. The Mac OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 has many of the old known new features from iOS 5. The new feautres are iCloud: The iCloud start up session where you will add your iCloud/Apple ID and password to access your ...

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Apple VP Meets with STC, Mobily Executives

STC and Mobily (both official iPhone carriers) announced that they had meetings with Pascal Cagni, VP & GM of Apple Europe, Middle East, India and Asia. Mobily’s press release didn’t offer much info about the meeting. If I had to make a guess I’d say it’s not about opening an Apple Store in Saudi Arabia. It’s obviously iPhone related. We ...

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Apple Releases iBooks 2, iBooks Author and iTunes U Apps

During the company’s education event, Apple has launched the following education related apps: iBooks 2 adds support for “interactive textbooks”, the iBookstore library now includes textbooks on various topics. iBooks 2.0 also includes: • Experience gorgeous Multi-Touch textbooks designed for iPad • iBooks textbooks are filled with interactive features, diagrams, photos, and videos • Tap to dive into images with ...

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Apple to Hold a Special Educational Event on January 19

Apple is holding a special event next Thursday January 19th, 2012. The company is expected to make an education-related announcement. The invite included images of New York’s skyscrapers with the text: Join us for an education announcement in the Big Apple. One of Steve Jobs dream was to change the teaching institutions by providing the iPads to schools to help ...

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