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Apple released a new iPod Nano

Apple released the 4th generation of the iPod Nano. The device is only 90.7mm-38.7 mm-6.2 mm and weighs 36.8 grams. Pricing is $149 for 8GB and $199 for 16GB. They are available in 9 colors. The device is now available on the Apple Store. Apple released the new iPod Nano ad: (you can also find it on Apple’s site) Update: ...

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Apple offers replacement MagSafe power adapters

Apple is offering free replacement for MagSafe power adapters with separation of the white insulation. According to Apple’s knowledge base article, “Whether your product is in or out-of-warranty, you can take your adapter (you don’t need to take the computer) to an Apple-Authorized Service Provider”. Some MacBook and MacBook Pro models are affected. If you have problems with your MagSafe ...

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Apple extends MobileMe subscriptions for 60 days

Yesterday Apple sent an email to MobileMe subscribers. The email was titled “MobileMe Update” and offered a free extension of the MobileMe services for 60 additional days. We have already made many improvements to MobileMe, but we still have many more to make. To recognize our users’ patience, we are giving every MobileMe subscriber as of today a free 60 ...

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Ynzal losing Apple Reseller Status in the Philippines

Apple Computer Inc. will remove from its roll of authorized resellers Quezon City-based Ynzal Marketing Corp.—one of the largest Mac distributors in the Philippines—starting July 29. What caught my eyes for us Apple users in Saudi Arabia is this segment of the article: Nonetheless, Apple said Ynzal committed warranty “irregularities” and unceremoniously stripped the company of its accreditation. It would ...

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Egypt and Jordan left out of the iTunes App Store

Egypt and Jordan, two of the 3 Arabic speaking countries to get an official iPhone release did not get their own iTunes App Store like Qatar. This is a bit odd considering the fact that many other countries without the iPhone deal, like Saudi Arabia, UAE and Kuwait were given an iTunes App Store page. Thanks, Ahmad for the information ...

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Dear Steve, Qatar is not in Europe, it’s in Asia

Sorry for not noticing it earlier, thanks to Thamer for emailing me about it. Although he was making fun of Apple for that. In the WWDC 2008 Keynote, the person who made that slide of the keynote somehow counted Qatar (an Asian country, obviously) . Someone would argue that Apple counts the Middle Eastern countries as part of their Europe ...

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Good Conclusion to 2 Years of Frustration with Apple in Saudi Arabia

This is an update to this story of an Apple user in Saudi Arabia who was frustrated with Apple’s distributors in Saudi Arabia for 2 years. 1. We at SaudiMac tried to contact Arab Computers (Apple’s authorized distributor in Saudi Arabia) as well as GlobalStore (An Apple Premium Reseller in Riyadh) and it’s been a month now and neither of ...

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Watch the WWDC 2008 Keynote Address

Apple posted the WWDC 2008 Keynote Address by Steve Jobs on their website. You can watch it streaming in either normal or HD quality through this page. Apple also posted the Keynote Address as a downloadable podcast through iTunes. Click here if you have iTunes installed.

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Live Coverage of the WWDC 2008 Keynote

With less than two hours to go until the WWDC 2008 Keynote, here are some sites with live updates from the Keynote: Mac Rumors Live Live Coverage from the Mac Observer Engadget Live Coverage Apple Gazette live coverage Audio Stream from iPhoneAlley We will be back after the Keynote with news on what will be announced.

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Apple in Saudi Arabia: 2 years of frustration

Another title would be: Why Apple should end their Apple IMC program and start selling their products directly. A Mac user in Saudi Arabia, Talal Bakry, posted on the Mac Rumors Forum about his unfortunate experience with GlobalStore ( An Apple Authorized Premium Reseller in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia), Arab Computers (Apple Authorized Distributor in Saudi Arabia) and Apple IMC(Apple’s third-party ...

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