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Funny BBC Skit About Apple and Blackberry [video]

This BBC comedy skit plays on the words Apple, Blackberry and others. It is performed by comedians Harry Enfield and Ronnie Corbett. On this funny note we celebrate SaudiMac English Edition’s 1000th post. Last week we had the Arabic Edition’s 1000th post as well. I’d like to take this quick moment to thank you all for your support. Here’s the ...

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Apple iPad available in the Philippines

Apple has started selling the iPad from their online store in the Philippines. Prices start from 23,990 PHP (2,033 SR) for the iPad Wi-Fi 16GB to 40,990 PHP (3,474 SR) for the iPad 3G 64GB. Cheaper than the gray market in Saudi Arabia. The iPad has not been officially launched in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East. The iPad is ...

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iPad is Amazing ad by Apple [video]

Apple has released a new ad for the their iPad. The ad is titled “iPad is Amazing” and, just like the “iPad is delicious“, “iPad is Musical” & “iPad is Electric” ads, it shows off some of the iPad apps and features including iOS 4.2 features such as multi-tasking, AirPrint and AirPlay. The ad describes the iPad as creating, printing, ...

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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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Apple iAd Coming to Japan and Europe

Apple has announced they will expand the iAd network into Europe by December and Japan by the beginning of next year. iAd is Apple’s advertisement service that displays mobile ads on devices running iOS 4 or later. Developers who use these ads in their apps get %60 of the ads’ revenue. Here is the iAd in Japan press release: Apple ...

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Apple and Oracle announced Java for Mac Deal

Apple and Oracle announced a deal regarding the maintenance of Java on the Mac by introducing OpenJDK for the Mac. This addresses recent concern that Apple will not support Java in the next Mac OS. Here is the press release on Apple’s website: Oracle and Apple Announce OpenJDK Project for Mac OS X REDWOOD SHORES and CUPERTINO, California—November 12, 2010—Oracle ...

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Ronald D. Sugar Joins Apple’s Board of Directors

Apple has added a new member to it’s Board of Directors: Dr. Ronald D. Sugar. He will serve as the Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee. Here is the press release on Apple’s website: Ronald D. Sugar Joins Apple’s Board of Directors CUPERTINO, California—November 17, 2010—Apple® today announced that Dr. Ronald D. Sugar, former Chairman of the Board and ...

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The Beatles on the iTunes Music Store

Turns out that today’s special iTunes announcement was just the availability of The Beatles’ music library for sale on the iTunes Music Store. The Middle Eastern community was not impressed with that announcement. Could this be a term of the settlement between Apple Corp and Apple Inc? A dispute that took years to resolve? I was hoping for a better ...

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Apple teases iTunes announcement on Eid day

Apple has updated their homepage to tease an iTunes announcement tomorrow (Eid day). It will be at 6:00 pm local Saudi time. Apple’s message was: Tomorrow is just another day. That you’ll never forget. Check back here tomorrow for an exciting announcement from iTunes. Make sure to visit www.apple.com tomorrow after 6:00 pm Saudi time. Arabic version of this post ...

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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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