Boxcar 4.1 Update Adds Gowalla and more

The push notifications app, Boxcar, was updated again this week. The update adds push notifications from the following services: Location based social services Gowalla and Foursquare Social news website: Reddit with either public or accounts settings Specific twitter username. See if you can add @saudimac in Boxcar and receive notifications immediately on your device Boxcar 4.1 also addresses the following ...

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Google Docs Adds Editing on Mobile Devices

It is now possible to easily edit your documents on Google Docs directly from your iPad or iPhone. Here’s a video from Google demonstrating this feature: Just visit Google Docs on your mobile device then click Edit while viewing the document. You can also create new documents. This feature of Google Docs is supported on the following mobile devices: Android ...

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Rage FPS game for iPhone and iPad

id Software has released their first person shooter game for iOS, RAGE. RAGE is available for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Here’s a video of RAGE in action. Unfortunately RAGE is only available in the US App Store so customers with a Saudi Arabia iTunes account cannot access it legally unless we urge id Software to release it. The ...

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The Economist iPad and iPhone Apps

The Economist‏magazine has released their iPad and iPhone apps today. The apps provide a free sample of the magazine’s articles and subscribers can read the magazine on their iOS device. Each issue can be bought within the app using in-app-purchases for $5.99 per issue and a digital subscription for a year cost $110. Subscribers to the printed magazine can access ...

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Twitter iOS App Updated with Push

The Twitter Universal App (formally Tweetie) was updated to include support for basic push notifications and addressed a serious iOS 4.2 bug that made the app useless on an iPad running iOS 4.2. Twitter 3.2.1 features include: Push notifications for @mentions and messages Improved display of shortened URLs Correctly load reserved Twitter.com paths, such as http://twitter.com/newtwitter Fix connection error caused ...

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Boot Camp Update 3.2 for Windows

Boot Camp, Apple’s tools for running Windows on a Mac, was updated today to add support for some accessories as well as fixes. The update adds support for the ATI-Radeon HD 5870 graphics card, Apple USB Ethernet Adapter, MacBook Air SuperDrive, and addresses critical bug fixes. This update is highly recommended for all Boot Camp 3.1 users. If you have ...

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MacBook and MBP EFI Firmware Update 2.0

Apple released an EFI firmware update for MacBook and MacBook Pro 13 inch models. The update is recommended and it resolves an issue where an attached external display may occasionally incorrectly show a purple coloration. This update is for the white MacBook released in May 2010 and MacBook Pro 13-inch released in April 2010 To download the updates directly from ...

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Apple releases iOS 4.2.1 Gold Master to Developers

Apple has released a new Golden Master (pre-release) seed of the software development kit for iOS 4.2.1 and iOS 4.2.1 for the iPad, iPod touch and iPhone. It is available for registered iOS developers. Apple did release iOS 4.2 Golden Master two weeks ago then released a second edition for the iPad (iOS 4.2 GM b). But now Apple released ...

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Safari 5.0.3 & Safari 4.1.3 Updates

Apple has released Safari 5.0.3 for Macs running Leopard/Snow Leopard and Windows machines. Apple also released Safari 4.1.3 for Macs running Tiger. This update improves compatibility, stability, usability, accessibility and security. Safari 5.0.3 includes the following: More accurate Top Hit results in the Address Field More accurate results in Top Sites Fixes an issue that could cause content delivered with ...

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iPhone 4 Ad Highlights Battery Life

Apple released a new iPhone 4 advertisement highlighting the phone’s battery life. The ad is titled “Longer”. Here is the video: Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. Please follow SaudiMac on Twitter and add SaudiMac on Facebook. Remember to visit We Want Apple Saudi Arabia petition and spread the word.

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