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New MacBooks available in Riyadh

I got an SMS from Itechia today announcing the availability of the new Apple MacBook and MacBook Pro in their showroom in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Itechia also announced the opening of their newest branch in Riyadh which is located in Hayat Mall in Mursalat.

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Apple’s Fourth Quarter 2008 Results

Apple had an excellent fourth quarter. They reported a $1.14 billion profit and reached the goal of selling 10 million iPhones. “Apple shipped 2,611,000 Macintosh computers during the quarter, representing 21 percent unit growth and 17 percent revenue growth over the year-ago quarter. The Company sold 11,052,000 iPods during the quarter, representing eight percent unit growth and three percent revenue ...

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New Get a Mac Ads

Apple posted two new Get a Mac ads. “In Bean Counter, PC is sitting at a desk, counting money out into two stacks. The largest stack is for advertising and the smaller stack is for bug fixes for Vista. When Mac questions him, he says that he’s having to take drastic action because of the frustration of Vista users. In ...

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The New MacBook

Apple released a new model of the MacBook that includes some features from the MacBook Pro such as “the full metal body, backlit keyboards, glass trackpads and LED screen backlight”. The MacBooks are available for $1299 and $1599. The older design (white MacBook) is now available for $999. The new MacBooks include the NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics processor with 256MB ...

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MacBook Pro gets a new design and more power

Apple updates the MacBook Pro with the new design (more about it tomorrow when I get some coffee). The new MacBook Pros feature 2 videos cards (an integrated one and a GPU). It also features a glass trackpad that acts as a button (no physical button!), just press the track to click. The 17-inch MacBook Pro was only refreshed, as ...

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MacBook Air gets an update

Apple announced an update to the MacBook Air. It features Nvidia GeForce 9400M integrated GPU and a Mini Display Port. The form factor is the same as the previous MacBook Air. The MacBook Air have a 13.3″ LED-backlit display and 2 GB 1066 MHz DDR3 Memory. The entry level MacBook Air cost $1799 and includes a 1.6 GHz Intel Core ...

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Apple to repair MacBooks with faulty Nvidia GPUs

Due to a glitch in some of the graphics chips (GPUs) made by Nvidia, Apple is offering free of charge repair of affected MacBook Pro machines. In July 2008, NVIDIA publicly acknowledged a higher than normal failure rate for some of their graphics processors due to a packaging defect. At that same time, NVIDIA assured Apple that Mac computers with ...

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Apple selling unlocked iPhone 3G $695

Apple is selling the iPhone 3G SIM-unlocked in the Hong Kong Online Apple Store. The 8GB and 16GB iPhone 3G models are sold for HK$5,400 ($695, 2610 SR) and HK$6,200 ($795, 2982 SR), respectively, with free shipping. “Customer response to the iPhone 3G has been off the charts, and we are thrilled to offer our customers in Hong Kong another ...

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“Let’s Rock” keynote video available online

You can now watch Steve Jobs’ keynote at the “Let’s Rock” event. Apple posted the video and is available for streaming here. You can also download the video by subscribing to the Apple Keynotes (iTunes link, it is free to download).

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Apple released the new iPod Touch

Apple also released 3 new iPod Touch models, 8, 16 and 32GB models are available for $229, $299 and $399 respectively. New features include built-in speakers, exterior volume controls, Nike+ wireless receiver, preloaded with the new 2.1 software and a thinner form factor. They are available now on the Apple Store. For owners of the first generation iPod Touch (and ...

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