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Two new Get a Mac ads

Close to the release of Snow Leopard, Apple has released two new “Get a Mac” ads. The first ad “Top of the Line” features Patrick Warburton as a top of the line PC. The second ad “Surprise” shows a woman wanting to buy a computer and Mac is recommending something strange.

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Snow Leopard on August 28th, 49SR in Riyadh

Apple has moved the release date of their next Mac OS X, Snow Leopard, to August 28th 2009 instead of September. Snow Leopard will be available for $29 for intel Mac machines running Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard. Remember if you bought a Mac after June 8th 2009 then you can buy Snow Leopard for only $10 or you can ...

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Important MacBook Pro firmware update

Apple has released an important firmware update for MacBook Pro models with 7200 rpm hard drives. This update fixes an issue with some MacBook Pro machines causing an annoying beeping noise. One you download the update, run the tool located here: /Applications/Utilities/Hard Drive Update.app This process will require a restart, follow the instructions and make sure you have a backup. ...

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iPhoto 8.1 update

Apple has updated iPhoto to version 8.1. This update adds some print options for your photos, a service not available in Saudi Arabia. But if you really do want to do these prints then you can ship them back to Saudi Arabia from the US using mail forwarding services. The update is available from the Apple Software Update utility or ...

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Security Update 2009-004 fixes DNS vulnerability

This week has been busy with Apple software updates (Mac OS X 10.5.8, Safari 4.0.3 and AirPort fix). Now Apple has just released Security Update 2009-004. The update includes a fix for a DNS vulnerability. You can read more about it here. It is available for both Mac OS X Leopard and Tiger operating systems and available from Apple software ...

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itechia customer satisfaction survey

itechia has made a customer satisfaction survey. From itechia: the responses will “help us to address any issues that you may have as well as to better target our staff and services to meet your needs. The responses will be kept confidential and will not be used for any purpose other than research conducted by itechia.” You can fill the ...

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AirPort update fixes slow wireless on some MacBooks

Apple released an update for some MacBook and MacBook Pro models to fix an issue with slow wireless connection on battery power after the Mac OS X 10.5.8 update. The update is for the following models: 13-inch MacBook: Late 2007, Early 2008, Late 2008. 15-inch MacBook Pro: Early 2008. 17-inch MacBook Pro: Early 2008, Late 2008. Via TUAW.

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Safari 4.0.3 Update

Apple has just updated their Safari web browser to version 4.0.3. The update includes improvements for webpages that use HTML 5 video tag, fixed issues with iWork.com and another issue that shows greyscale sites instead of color. The update is available from Apple’s Software Update.

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Mobily prepaid/postpaid iPhone 3G data & MMS settings

We are always happy to help iPhone owners, unlike Mobily who doesn’t seem to know how to handle the iPhone 3G. Here are the iPhone 3G data & MMS settings for a prepaid Mobily number: Access Point Name (APN): web2 MMS settings: APN: mms2 Username: blank Password: blank MMSC : http://10.3.3.133:9090/was MMS Proxy: 010.003.002.133:8080 As for postpaid Mobily numbers, the ...

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Arab News talks about the iPhone, makes obvious mistakes

Arab News, one of the few English newspapers in Saudi Arabia, has posted an article comparing the iPhone and the Blackberry phones. The article made many mistakes regarding the iPhone. Let’s start with: “iPhone has recently introduced its latest 3GS iPhone“. Yes, the “iPhone” company has released a new phone. “According to Khalid Khalaf, a customer service employee at Axiom ...

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