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iOS 5.1 Released

Apple has released an update for iPads, iPhones and iPod touches. iOS 5.1 offers many features and fixes including: Japanese language support for Siri (availability may be limited during initial rollout) Photos can now be deleted from Photo Stream Camera shortcut now always visible on Lock Screen for iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod touch (4th generation) Camera ...

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Live Coverage of Apple’s iPad 3 Event

Tonight at 9 pm local Saudi time Apple will hold a special event to announce the third generation of the iPad. Here are some of the best websites to follow the event live: • The Mac Observer • gdgt • Engadget • The Verge • This Week In Tech video • The Loop • Techglued. You can find the author ...

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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 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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Mobily to have a Midnight iPhone 4S Launch, too

Not to be outdone by STC’s midnight launch, Mobily is planning a midnight launch of the iPhone 4S in Saudi Arabia as well. Mobily will sell the iPhone 4S starting tonight at 12:00am (December 16) until 2:00 am. This will be the first “second” time we have a “midnight launch” in Saudi Arabia so if you’re attending make sure to ...

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STC to have a Midnight iPhone 4S Launch

Saudi Telecom Company has announced that the iPhone 4S will be available today at midnight (12:00 am Friday December 16) in select showrooms in the kingdom. More branches will have the iPhone 4S after 4 pm on Friday. This will be the first time we have a “midnight launch” in Saudi Arabia so if you’re attending make sure to take ...

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