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iPhone OS 3.1.2 update

Apple has update the iPhone OS to version 3.1.2. The update fixes bugs with waking up form sleep as well as other bugs. The update is available from iTunes. If you have jailbroken your iPhone then do not install this update.

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Axiom’s iPhone 3GS, deceiving the consumer, Mobily and Apple

Axiom Telecom is supposedly one of the largest cell phone distributor in the region. They also claim to be the official iPhone provider in Saudi Arabia according to this article from Arab News. Mobily (the only official iPhone provider in the country) doesn’t list Axiom in their Where to Buy page. Also if you searched for “iPhone” on Axiom’s site ...

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iPhone 3G price reduced in UAE

UAE’s Etisalat has reduced the price of the iPhone 3G as well as some plans. The company also introduced two new data-only plans. The postpaid iPhone 3G price did not change but the plans were dropped from AED199 to AED99, AED299 to AED249 and AED499 to AED449. As for prepaid plans: iPhone 3G 8GB dropped from AED2,680 to AED2,399 and ...

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How to: Create iTunes store accounts & buy Gift Cards

To download iPhone/iPod touch applications you need an iTunes account. That account will be needed to access iTunes U and review podcasts. We talked about the steps before but now it is easier to create one. Saudi Arabia and US iTunes Store accounts I recommend creating two iTunes accounts: a Saudi iTunes account and a US iTunes account because there ...

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Eid Mubarak 2009

We at SaudiMac would like to wish everyone a Happy Eid ul-Fitr. Eid Mubarak! كل عام Ùˆ أنتم أجمل. Image was kindly provided by Abdullah. To celebrate Eid, Nasser is giving away his iPhone app “Squeezer” for free. This offer is valid for the next 3 days. Squeezer is a URL shortner that allows you to post on Facebook and ...

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Security Update 2009-005 for Tiger & Leopard

Apple has released Security Update 2009-005 for Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger and 10.5 Leopard. The Security Update 2009-005 addresses security issues with: Alias Manager, CarbonCore, ClamAV, ColorSync, CoreGraphics, CoreGraphics, CUPS, Flash Player plug-in, ImageIO, Launch Services, MySQL, PHP, SMB and Wiki Server. Security Update 2009-005 is available from the Apple Software Update utility or you can download them from ...

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Mac OS X 10.6.1 Update

Apple has released the first update for Snow Leopard after less than 2 weeks. The update includes the following: * Improves compatibility with some Sierra Wireless 3G modems * Addresses an issue in which some printer compatibility drivers might not appear properly in the Add Printer browser * Addresses an issue that might cause DVD playback to stop unexpectedly * ...

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Picture of the Arabic iPod nano

We mentioned that Arabic was added to the latest 5th gen iPod nano. Adam from The MacCast podcast was generous to take a photo of the Arabic interface in the new iPod nano. As you notice although it is in Arabic it is still aligned to the left. The 5G iPod nano is now available now from Amazon.

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Download the Apple Music event video

Apple has posted a video of their 9/9/09 iPod event. The event can be downloaded as a podcast. Subscribe to the podcast here. Or you can also download the video directly from here (850 MB).

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Apple adds Arabic support for iPod nano, not Classic

Apple has updated the iPod classic and iPod nano during today’s music event. The iPod nano will include a video camera and FM tuner while the iPod classic storage was update to 160GB. One of the features of the new iPod nano is adding support for Arabic. Arabic is finally supported on a regular iPod even though there was supposed ...

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