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My favorite iPhone apps in 2009

After over a year of using iPhone apps (and almost a year of using an iPhone 3G). Here is a list of my top iPhone applications that I will continue to use in 2010: 1Password Pro: password manager and data vault. Syncs with the Mac version of 1Password. Byline: a Google reader client, supports caching as well. BeejiveIM: an excellent ...

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There’s an App for That

I was talking to a friend the other day about iPhone (iPod touch) applications that I like to always keep on my iPhone since I use them a lot, being one who downloads a couple of new apps almost every single day, my iPhone contains on average between 70 to 90 apps at any given time. So I thought of ...

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TomTom Middle East for the iPhone/iPod touch

TomTom has released TomTom Middle East for the iPhone and iPod touch. However they did not announce the availability of this app in a press release or list the Middle East on the TomTom iPhone app website. Since I couldn’t find any official TomTom Middle East website I will list the iTunes notes here: ****************************** IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ORIGINAL iPHONE ...

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2 Mac Software Bundles

Both MacFriendly and MacUpdate are offering a bundle of Mac software for only $49.99 (190 SR). The bundles have been released just in time for the “Holiday Season”. For $49.99 you get the full version of the included software. The MacUpdate bundle costs $49.99 and ends on December 21st 2009. It includes the following: Path Finder (excellent Finder alternative) Socialite ...

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Google Chrome for Mac beta

Google has finally release the beta of their web browser, Google Chrome for Mac OS X. The release came after months of developer previews. Chrome requires Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard or later and Intel based Macs only. Currently Chrome does not support extensions. Arabic support is very weak as you can see in the following screenshot: If you are ...

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Speak 3 languages with your mouth using iLingual for iPhone

Emirates airlines has released a phrasebook application for the iPhone called iLingual. It is more than a typical phrasebook application as it generates a video of your mouth speaking these foreign languages. The following video demonstrate it. You just take a photo of your mouth then place identifying markers on it. Then it will generate a video of your mouth ...

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Neo Office, an alternative for Microsoft Office for Mac

We talked before about how Microsoft is ignoring Arabic speaking Mac users by not supporting Arabic in their Office suite. Apple’s iLife have better support and there is another alternative called NeoOffice. NeoOffice is free and based on Open Office, an open source office suite. Start by downloading NeoOffice (Download link). To add support for Arabic do the following: make ...

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Camino 2.0 web browser released

Camino version 2.0 has been released. Camino is an open source web browser based on Gecko rendering engine, the same engine that powers Firefox. The new version include many features such as Tab Overview, Growl support, AppleScript support and more. Camino 2.0 is available to download here. Arabic version on SaudiMac.net.

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20 percent discount on over 100 Mac apps

Over 100 Mac developers has created the One Finger Discount site. The developers are offering a 20 percent discount on their applications. All you need to do is to use the coupon code “OneFingerDiscount” when you purchase any of the participating applications. Programs I personally recommend: 1Password, Smile on my Mac apps and Evom. The site was started by Daniel ...

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Flip through Quran pages on the iPhone

The Quran app for the iPhone/iPod touch “Al Mus’haf” was released by i4islam. The app simulates a real life book and is based on “iFlipPage Engine”. The app is free at the iTunes app store and is a 200MB download. The following video demonstrate the app and the technology behind it: To flip a page drag your finger as if ...

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