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iPad is Iconic ad by Apple [video]

Apple has released a new advertisement for the iPad titled “The iPad is Iconic”. Just like the previous ads: “iPad is delicious“, “iPad is Musical“, “iPad is Electric” and “iPad is Amazing“, this ad demonstrate the various apps (over 60,000) for the iPad. The advertisement describes the iPad as fresh, tickets, news, stories, has over 60,000 apps , students, teachers, ...

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Apple Reports Record $6 Billion Profit and $26.7 Billion Revenue for Q1 2011

Apple has announced their 1st fiscal quarter of the year (Q1 2011) results. It’s another record breaking quarter. • $6 billion profit • $26.7 billion revenue • 7.33 million iPads sold • 19.45 million iPods sold. down %7. • 16.24 million iPhones sold. up %86. • 4.13 million Macs sold. up %23. And here is Apple’s press release regarding these ...

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Steve Jobs Takes Medical Leave of Absence

Apple CEO Steve Jobs is taking a medical leave of absence to focus on his health 2 years after he took a similar leave in 2009. Tim Cook, Apple’s COO, will handle day to day operations. Steve Jobs said the following in a email to Apple’s employees. Team, At my request, the board of directors has granted me a medical ...

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Apple Mac OS X and iOS Usage in Saudi Arabia

Following the last post on market share in a Saudi College, my next step is to compare the Saudi Market to the world. I will use data from statcounter.com, that monitors around 3 millions sites around the world and their visitors. Operating system market share in Saudi Arabia(SA): the Mac OS X market share in SA as of December 2010 ...

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Verizon iPhone 4 in the US

Verizon Wireless, one the largest carriers in the United States, has announced that they will start selling the iPhone 4. With that AT&T’s iPhone exclusivity ends. Verizon made the announcement at a press event today in NYC. Verizon’s wireless network is based on CDMA which is different from GSM that’s being used by AT&T and most carriers around the world. ...

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One Million Mac App Store Downloads on Day One

Apple has announced that during the first day of the Mac App Store there were over 1 million downloads. The Mac App Store was introduced with Mac OS X 10.6.6 update and it re-introduced the app store for Mac software. Here is Apple’s press release: Mac App Store Downloads Top One Million in First Day CUPERTINO, California—January 7, 2011—Apple® today ...

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Mac Usage in a Saudi College: How Far We are From the International Scene

Apple is enjoying a rapidly growing market share, while shipment of new devices growth outpaces PC market 3 to 1; Mac business sales growth nearly 8 times PC market, it seems interesting to know how we compare to the world in mac usage. I share with you here numbers from Qassim College of Medicine e-learning website and how it compares to the world.

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Saudi Arabian Mac App Store is Now Open

With Mac OS X 10.6.6 update Apple has opened the Mac App Store. Now customers can find and install Mac applications just like the iOS App Store. Just install Mac OS X 10.6.6 and after restart you can find the App Store icon in the dock and in the Applications folder. You can also launch the App Store by clicking ...

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Mac App Store to Open 8 pm Saudi Time

Apple will launch the Mac App Store today January 6th. The store will be available in 90 countries so it’s very likely that we will have a Saudi Mac App Store as well. And according to The Loop’s sources the Mac App Store will open at 12:00 pm eastern time (9:00 am pacific time). That’s 8:00 pm local Saudi Arabia ...

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Apple TV Sales Expected To Reach 1 Million This Week

Apple has announced that by the end of this week Apple would have sold 1 million Apple TVs (second generation). Apple never announced the number of first generation Apple TVs, so it’s easy to assume that the Apple TV second generation is doing a lot better than the first one. Here is Apple’s press release: New Apple TV Sales to ...

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