iPad Questions and Answers – part 1

Khalid Alaraifi was kind enough to accept questions about the Apple iPad and he will answer based on his experience with the device. I asked the members of the facebook page to submit their questions about the iPad and I forwarded them to Khalid. He sent me the answers in Arabic and I have translated them to English as well. ...

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iPad language capability

Tom Gewecke, owner of Multilingual Mac a site dedicated to share info about using non-English languages on the Mac, has posted about the iPad’s support for non-English languages. In particular there is no input for Greek, Arabic, Hebrew, Traditional Chinese, and also various European languages. iPad Safari can display all of these without problem. iPad Language Capabilities Update [Multilingual Mac]. ...

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First photo of Arabic in the Apple iPad

This is one of the first photos of an Apple iPad displaying Arabic text taken by Khalid Alaraifi. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac.net.

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Arabic iPad: Can read but can’t write

Today is the launch of the Apple iPad in the United States. And just like we said before: Arabic language as a keyboard and interface is still missing. The iPad can display other languages like Arabic correctly. Supported languages the iPad are: English, French, German, Japanese, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Simplified Chinese and Russian. We expect Apple to release an iPad ...

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Google Services on the iPad

Google has announced an iPad interface for their Gmail service. This is part of Google’s plans to release a tablet interface for all of their services. To test the new Gmail interface go to http://gmail.com on your iPad. As you see the interface resembles to the iPad Mail App. In the same post Google also announced that their YouTube and ...

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Stephen Colbert’s iPad

On the April 1st episode of “The Colbert Report” Stephen Colbert showed off his new Apple iPad. Part 1 of the video: Part 2 of the video: You can watch them directly by following these links: part 1 and part 2. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac.net.

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iPad Apps appear in the Saudi Arabia iTunes Store

We were expecting Apple to release iPad Apps only to the US iTunes Store but it looks like almost every country got some iPad Apps in their iTunes Store. If you searched for “ipad” in the Saudi Arabia iTunes store you will notice 2 sections under Apps: Apps and iPad Apps. “Apps” are usual iPhone/iPod touch apps, they will work ...

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iPad and MacBook for Seton Hill University Students

Seton Hill University in Greensburg, Pennsylvania has announced that starting this fall 2010 semester, full time students will be given a new iPad and a MacBook. More information at the university website and The Griffin Technology Advantage page. Via electrony.net. Arabic version on SaudiMac.net.

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iBooks available at the iPad App Store

Apple has released iBooks, their electronic book reader for the iPad, in the iTunes App Store. iBooks is free and currently available in the US iTunes Store. iBooks currently supports the following languages: English, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Spanish. No Arabic support at the moment. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac.net.

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iPad review by David Pogue of The New York Times

David Pogue from The New York Times reviewed the Apple iPad. The review was titled “Looking at the iPad From Two Angles“. Quote from the article “Speaking of video: Apple asserts that the iPad runs 10 hours on a charge of its non-removable battery — but we all know you can’t trust the manufacturer. And sure enough, in my own ...

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