iPhone 4 Ad Featuring The Retina Display

Apple has released a new iPhone 4 advertisement featuring the phone’s Retina display. The ad’s title is “Every”, here it is on YouTube (high definition): The video is also available on the Apple iPhone 4 page. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. Please follow SaudiMac on Twitter and add SaudiMac on Facebook.

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Mobily CEO: Apple canceled FaceTime

Khalid Al Kaf, Mobily’s CEO, said recently that Apple is the one that canceled FaceTime service in the Middle East and not the Saudi Communication of Information Technology Commission. Here’s a translation of Khalid Al Kaf’s quote about FaceTime: Al Kaf denied that the reason for canceling FaceTime from the iPhone 4 was Mobily or CITC. Instead he said that ...

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MacBook firmware update fixes MagSafe issues

Apple released SMC Firmware Update 1.4 for MacBook and MacBook Pro models sold between 2007 and 2008. The update addresses an issue that prevents these MacBook models from being charged using the new 60W or 85W MagSafe power adapters. The update is for the following MacBook and MacBook pro models: • MacBook (13-inch Late 2007) • MacBook Pro (17-inch, Early ...

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MacBook Pro Cutting Board

Here’s a cutting board designed to look like an Apple MacBook Pro. It’s made of apple tree wood and cost 43 EUR). You can order it from this website: Das ApfelBrett. Via Holycool and Design Milk. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. Please follow SaudiMac on Twitter and add SaudiMac on Facebook.

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Google Goggles released for the iPhone

Google has updated their Google Mobile App for Apple iOS devices. This latest update included support for Google Goggles, a search engine that searches using photos. Google Mobile App 0.7.0.4836 includes the following: • Added Google Goggles – using pictures to search the web. • Faster suggestions. • Fixed voice search on iPod Touch 4th Gen. Google Mobile App is ...

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FaceTime is not available on Middle Eastern carriers

Yesterday Apple updated their Locating iPhone wireless carriers support page to include a small note regarding FaceTime for Middle Eastern countries. Note number 4 says that FaceTime is not available on this carrier. The countries listed without FaceTime are: Saudi Arabia (mobily) – affected model numbers are MC603AE and MC605AE United Arab Emirates (Du and Etisalat) – affected model numbers ...

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Discounts on 50 popular iPhone and iPad games

Apple added a new section to the App Store titled “Big Games, Great Prices” which features 50 popular iPhone, iPad and iPod touch games. These games are priced at $2.99 or less for a limited time. Unfortunately some of these games are not available in the Saudi Arabia App Store, only 26 games of the 50 are available. But you ...

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iPad available at the Amazon store

Now it is possible to purchase an Apple iPad directly from the Amazon online store as well as Target stores. Of course there is a difference between buying directly from Amazon (look for Prime) at the original price and between buying from a third-party at higher prices. Currently Amazon online store is only selling the following iPad models: iPad Wi-Fi ...

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Legal Action against Mobily to Enable iPhone 4 FaceTime

Nayef Almansi, a Saudi lawyer, has started an online campaign to demand that Mobily activate the FaceTime service in Saudi Arabia. Mr. Almansi is asking Mobily iPhone 4 owners to participate. It should be noted that FaceTime has been disabled in iPhone 4 units running iOS 4.1 with the following model numbers: MC605AE and MC603AE (same model number in UAE ...

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Yamli, the Arabic keyboard for the iPhone and iPad

Yamli has released their iOS keyboard app, the app allows users to type Arabic without an Arabic keyboard. It is based on a real-time transliteration engine which converts words typed with Latin characters to their closest Arabic equivalent (from Yamli’s website). Yamli app is very easy to use, just start typing latin characters and the app will start converting the ...

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