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Apple releases Quicktime 7.5.5 update

Apple released Quicktime update 7.5.5, the update includes the usual “increase reliability, improve application compatibility and enhance security” notes. The update is 67.5MB for intel-based Macs. More information is available on Apple’s website.

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MacBook Air update

Apple released an important update to the MacBook Air, and it is recommended to all MacBook Air users. This update is recommended for all MacBook Air computers, and addresses issues with video playback and processor core idling. Third-party software that modifies processor operating characteristics such as frequency and voltage is not supported and should be removed before installing this update. ...

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Lacking major Saudi cities, iPray for the iPhone and iPod Touch is released

GuidedWays released version 2.0 of their Islamic Prayer calendering software iPray. iPray 1 was available for the version 1.0.x of jailbroken iPhone and iPod Touch devices. One thing to note about that program is that only a handful of Saudi Arabia cities were included in the program, ignoring major cities such as the capital ( Riyadh ) and Jeddah and ...

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Apple offers replacement MagSafe power adapters

Apple is offering free replacement for MagSafe power adapters with separation of the white insulation. According to Apple’s knowledge base article, “Whether your product is in or out-of-warranty, you can take your adapter (you don’t need to take the computer) to an Apple-Authorized Service Provider”. Some MacBook and MacBook Pro models are affected. If you have problems with your MagSafe ...

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Apple extends MobileMe subscriptions for 60 days

Yesterday Apple sent an email to MobileMe subscribers. The email was titled “MobileMe Update” and offered a free extension of the MobileMe services for 60 additional days. We have already made many improvements to MobileMe, but we still have many more to make. To recognize our users’ patience, we are giving every MobileMe subscriber as of today a free 60 ...

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iPod Touch and iPhone 2.0.2 software released

Apple released the 2.0.2 update for the iPod Touch (and the iPhone). The update includes “bug fixes”. Via MacDailyNews.

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Google Translate adds iPhone support but lacks Arabic support

Google’s Translate service now added support for the iPhone, when visiting the site from an iPhone or iPod Touch you will have access to a version of the site optimized for the iPhone/iPod Touch interface. The Arabic however is not as it is supposed to be. Since the iPhone/iPod Touch 2.0.1 lacks Arabic support the Arabic letters will appear unconnected ...

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Apple releases Security Update 2008-005

Apple released Security Update 2008-005. The update addresses many security issues including a DNS vulnerability. We recommend installing this update as soon as possible using Apple Software Updater or download it from Apple’s download page.

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Apple updates iWeb, iMovie, iPhoto and AirPort Extreme

Apple released the following updates: AirPort Extreme Update 2008-002: improves the reliability of AirPort connections. iLife Support 8.3: improves overall stability and addresses a number of other minor issues. iPhoto 7.1.4: addresses general compatibility issues, improves overall stability, and addresses a number of other minor issues. Also adds new postcards themes. iMovie 7.1.4: addresses general compatibility issues, improves overall stability, ...

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Ynzal losing Apple Reseller Status in the Philippines

Apple Computer Inc. will remove from its roll of authorized resellers Quezon City-based Ynzal Marketing Corp.—one of the largest Mac distributors in the Philippines—starting July 29. What caught my eyes for us Apple users in Saudi Arabia is this segment of the article: Nonetheless, Apple said Ynzal committed warranty “irregularities” and unceremoniously stripped the company of its accreditation. It would ...

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