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Bad Arabic support in Microsoft Office for Mac 2011

Microsoft has finally released Office for Mac 2011 a few days ago. Features include: macros and Outlook for Mac replacing Entourage. There are different editions of Office for Mac: Office for Mac Home and Student 2011 which cost $119 and includes: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Messenger. The other edition is Office for Mac Home and Business 2011 which cost $199 ...

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BloGazette on AlArabiya at GITEX [video]

http://vimeo.com/16085232 BloGazette on AlArabiya @GITEX from Quadical on Vimeo. Mazen Al-Angary talks to AlArabiya at GITEX about blogging and bloggers in the region. © 2010 All Rights Reserved for Al-Arabiya.

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Sibawayh on AlArabiya at GITEX [video]

http://vimeo.com/15983162 Sibawayh on AlArabiya @GITEX from Quadical on Vimeo. © 2010 All Rights Reserved for Al-Arabiya.

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Etkalem, an Arabic speech synthesis iOS App

Etkalem is one of the first Arabic Speech synthesis (Text-to-speech) apps for iOS devices and you don’t need an Internet connection to use it. Just type or paste the text you want to hear. The app can also share audio files using email. Here’s an example Arabic audio output from the app. I hope to see added support for other ...

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Exclusive: Sibawayh, the Arabic Digital Bookstore

During this year’s GITEX show, Quadical is offering a sneak peak of their upcoming Sibawayh electronic bookstore. A Sibawayh iOS App will be released soon as well. Quadical has issued the following press release: Quadical @ GITEX 2010 Dubai, UAE: October 17, 2010 With the launch of GITEX Dubai 2010, Quadical Inc. is presenting an exclusive sneak peek at its ...

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Free Arabic Information Security eBooks

The Saudi Center of Excellence in Information Assurance (COEIA – King Saud University) has released a couple of Arabic electronic books for the iPhone and iPad. The books are (loosely translated): Information Security simply explained and Phishing methods and prevention. The books can be downloaded either as an Adobe PDF or ePub file and then added to the iBooks app ...

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Yamli, the Arabic keyboard for the iPhone and iPad

Yamli has released their iOS keyboard app, the app allows users to type Arabic without an Arabic keyboard. It is based on a real-time transliteration engine which converts words typed with Latin characters to their closest Arabic equivalent (from Yamli’s website). Yamli app is very easy to use, just start typing latin characters and the app will start converting the ...

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Saudi Emergency Numbers Dialer App: Tawari

Tawari is a new iPhone app that’s a dialer for emergency services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Tawari app is very easy to use, just select the service you want to dial and the App will initial the call.

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Official Arabic support in the iPad with iOS 4.2

Apple has finally released the beta of iOS 4.2 to registered iOS developers and with it, the iPad finally received Arabic localization and Arabic keyboard support. My notes: the diacritics button is too large and takes the space used by the space button. Here are some screenshots: iOS 4.2 will be available in November 2010. Arabic version of this post ...

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Buying a car in Egypt? There’s an app for that

ContactCars app is an Arabic iOS app made for anyone who wants to buy a car in Egypt. It is made by ContactCars, an automotive website in Egypt. I got the chance to try the app, you first select the car maker then browse the various models where you can preview the car’s specifications and pricing. You can also calculate ...

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