Apple Releases HP Printer Drivers Update

Apple has released a number of Hewlett-Packard printer driver updates for Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. The drivers are for the following models of HP printers. The update is available on Apple’s website: HP Printer Drivers v.2.5.2 for Mac OS X v10.6. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. Please follow SaudiMac on Twitter and add SaudiMac ...

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iLife ’11 iPhoto 9.1 Update

Apple has released a new update for iPhoto ’11 (part of iLife ’11) on the Mac. The update adds more print products as well as fixes. This update adds several new print product options to iPhoto ’11. It also improves overall stability and addresses a number of other minor issues. Provides the ability to create and order calendars in iPhoto. ...

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Apple to Discontinue Xserve in January 2011

Apple has announced that they will discontinue their high end professional server line, the Xserve starting on the end of January of next year. Xserve is Apple’s high end 1U rack space servers running Mac OS X Server. Apple also said that the Mac mini server is their most popular server platform. Apple also added the option to sell Mac ...

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Mobily: New and Limited iPhone 4 Quantities Available

Mobily has announced (via SMS, Facebook and Twitter) they have a new shipment of iPhone 4 units. iPhone 4 prices from Mobily are already listed so if you’re looking for an iPhone 4 make sure to visit a Mobily store as soon as possible. No news about FaceTime so we assume it’s still disabled even though it is listed as ...

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Facebook app updated to add Groups

Facebook has updated their mobile app for the iPhone and iPod touch. The latest update include several features such as support for Groups and Places (a feature not working in Saudi Arabia at the moment). What’s new in Facebook 3.3.1: Groups: share photos and posts with small groups of friends Deals: discover great deals around you Places: tag more friends ...

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Best of SaudiMac for October 2010

It’s time for SaudiMac’s posts of them month but instead of the usual list of the month’s posts I will list the top 30 or so posts based on relevancy. Your comments are appreciated. • Game Changers: Steve Jobs . • Bad Arabic support in Microsoft Office for Mac 2011. • Going Ãœber Mobile with the Apple iPad. • Apple ...

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Going to Hajj? There’s an app for that

Mobily released a Hajj information app for the iPhone and iPod touch. From the App Store: Al Hajj application is a unique one which is considered as the ultimate pilgrim companion. It encompasses all the necessary information, including detailed description of all the duties to be performed during “Al-Hajj” along with the specific do’s and dont’s. Moreover, this application includes ...

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AlJazeera Erroneous iPhone Privacy Reportage Causes Panic [video]

AlJazeera channel aired an inaccurate report about the iPhone unauthorized user patent. The report was completely wrong and it spread fear, uncertainty and doubt between consumers in the Middle East. Here is the AlJazeera report (it’s in Arabic, we talked about the report on the Arabic edition of SaudiMac in September, but if anyone wants to provide English translation then ...

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Mobily Multi SIM Supports 3G Data Sharing

Mobily has announced that the Multiple SIM card service now supports sharing the 3G data connection between multiple cards at the same time. Previously you had to manually switch the active 3G data SIM. An excellent step by Mobily to improve their service and now you can easily share your (Mobily Connect) 3G data between up to 3 SIM cards. ...

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Apple releases iOS 4.2 Gold Master to Developers

Apple has released the Golden Master (pre-release) seed of the software development kit for iOS 4.2 and iOS 4.2 for the iPad, iPod touch and iPhone. It is available for registered iOS developers. One of the main features of iOS 4.2 is printing using AirPrint, streaming media using AirPlay and of course Arabic support for the iPad. iOS 4.2 GM ...

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