Father and son send an iPhone to space [video]

In the following video, a father and his son managed to send an iPhone into space where this image was taken: They took a weather balloon up to 100,000 feet (30km) where the balloon bursts due to low pressure and land using a parachute. The location of the camera would be found using the iPhone GPS and data connectivity to ...

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Apple reports record $4.31 billion profit for Q4 2010

Apple has reported their fourth fiscal quarter of the year (Q4 2010) and Apple had a record profit and revenue. The results are: • $20.34 billion revenue • $4.31 billion profits • 3.89 million Macs sold • 14.1 million iPhones sold • 9.05 million iPods sold • 4.19 million iPads sold Apple had a good quarter and they plan to ...

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Etkalem, an Arabic speech synthesis iOS App

Etkalem is one of the first Arabic Speech synthesis (Text-to-speech) apps for iOS devices and you don’t need an Internet connection to use it. Just type or paste the text you want to hear. The app can also share audio files using email. Here’s an example Arabic audio output from the app. I hope to see added support for other ...

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FaceTime coming soon to the Middle East, at least to Qatar

Vodafone Qatar has announced via a Twitter message that FaceTime will return to the iPhone 4. The feature will return via an update through iTunes. It did not specify whether it will be a Carrier Setting file or as part of the next iOS update. We will soon find out if this fix will be exclusive to Qatar or the ...

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Mobily Developers Forum

Mobily announced the launch of Mobily Developers Forum, a project that aims to improve Arabic content and help promote smartphone apps made by local developers. Abdul Aziz on the Arabic edition of SaudiMac contacted the Mobily Developer Forum and this is their reply regarding financial details: If you submitted your application under our App account, we will advertise for it, ...

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AutoCAD for Mac Released

AutoCAD, a well known, 3D and 2D design application has finally returned to the Mac after 18 years. Prices start from $3975 and it requires Mac OS X with a 64-bit Intel processor. Students and Teachers can get a free version. More info at Autodesk’s website And for iOS devices AutoCAD WS is a free DWG viewer and editor. AutoCAD ...

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Apple Fourth Quarter Q4 2010 Announcement

Apple will announce their financial results for the fourth fiscal quarter (Q4 2010) next Monday and will hold a conference call after that. The conference call will be held Monday October 18th 2:00 pm PDT, midnight Saudi Arabia time. And you can listen live by visiting the Apple Q4 2010 earnings webcast page. Source: FY 10 Fourth Quarter Results Conference ...

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Exclusive: Sibawayh, the Arabic Digital Bookstore

During this year’s GITEX show, Quadical is offering a sneak peak of their upcoming Sibawayh electronic bookstore. A Sibawayh iOS App will be released soon as well. Quadical has issued the following press release: Quadical @ GITEX 2010 Dubai, UAE: October 17, 2010 With the launch of GITEX Dubai 2010, Quadical Inc. is presenting an exclusive sneak peek at its ...

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Remote app 2.0.1 fixes a few bugs

Apple has released Remote 2.0.1 for iOS devices only a few weeks after the release of Remote 2.0. This update fixes a few bugs and improves performance. Remote is an iPad, iPhone, iPod touch app that allows you to control your iTunes library and Apple TV via wi-fi. According to Apple, Remote 2.0.1 addresses the following issues: *Includes stability and ...

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Limera1n Jailbreak for Mac released and video guide

A Mac version of the Limera1n jailbreak has been released by Geohot. We advice caution when jailbreaking. And here’s a video explaining the steps for using Limera1n: To download the Jailbreak visit: Limera1n‘s website. Sources: Geohot Releases Limera1n for Mac. How to Jailbreak iOS 4.1 via limera1n on a Mac. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. Please ...

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