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Watch Apple’s iPad 2 Event [Video]

Apple released a recording of yesterday’s iPad 2 special event. Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs announced the second generation iPad which will be released March 11th. iPad 2 is powered by a dual core A5 processor, %33 thinner and %15 lighter than the first generation iPad, available in black and white, same prices as the iPad 1 and 2 cameras with ...

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FaceTime for Mac Available in Mac App Store

Apple released the FaceTime app for Mac and it’s available in the Mac App Store. FaceTime requires that you log with your current Apple ID (App Store account). You can call any iPhone 4 using the person’s phone number and call any Mac or iPod touch 4 using the person’s email address. FaceTime for Mac supports high definition video on ...

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iOS 4.3: No FaceTime for Middle East

FaceTime is still disabled in iOS 4.3 beta on iPhone 4 units sold by Mobily, Etisalat, Du, Vodafone Qatar, Vodafone Eqypt and Mobinil. Three months ago we talked about a RegionFeatures file found iOS devices including the iPad. The file includes restrictions on the device based on the country. For Japan it’s a loud shutter sound (SHUTTER), China iPhones apparently ...

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Skype 3.0 for iPhone adds Video Calls

Skype was updated to finally include the ability to make video skype calls over Wi-Fi and 3G. Now there’s a decent alternative for FaceTime in the middle east. Skype 3.0 features are: Make Skype to Skype video calls on WiFi and 3G* Call Skype desktop users (Mac OS X or Windows) and other iPhone users. Two-way video calls supported on ...

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Apple Improves iPhone 4 Shipping to 1-3 Days

Unlocked iPhone 4 units sold by the Apple Online UK Store are now shipped within 1-3 days, a third reduction from 1 week. This is a good time to buy an iPhone 4 and ship it to Saudi Arabia using Aramex as these iPhone 4 models have FaceTime enabled (unlike Mobily). The model numbers of these units are: MC605B and ...

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iPhone 3GS FaceTime Enabler Released

Update: It has beed updated to with iPhone 3GS running iOS 4.2. iPhoneislam just released their FaceIt 3GS mod for enabling FaceTime calls on the Apple iPhone 3GS. Here are the steps for installing FaceIt 3GS, you will need an iPhone 3GS running iOS 4.1: Open Cydia Click (Manage) then (Sources) Top right click (Edit) then (ADD) on the left ...

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FaceTime on iPhone 3GS [jailbreak] Update: video works

Quick Update: iTarek is reporting that video from the iPhone 3GS is finally working. In the following video iPhoneislam used their latest mod tool called FaceIt-3GS (available through jailbreak) to enable FaceTime calls on the previous generation iPhone 3GS. This mod allows the iPhone 3GS to receive video from other FaceTime devices. Here is the video demonstrating the FaceIt 3GS ...

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Activating FaceTime in iPhone 4s sold in the Middle East using jailbreak

We still don’t know the real reason for blocking FaceTime in the Middle East but we do know that FaceTime works in Tunisia. Vodafone Qatar announced that they will reactivate it and Government policies in Qatar prevented initial FaceTime availability. Vodafone Egypt confirmed that saying that Egypt’s NTRA decided to block FaceTime. So no conspiracy theories there. For the time ...

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Apple Improves UK iPhone 4 Shipping To 1 Week

Unlocked iPhone 4 units sold by the Apple Online UK store are now dispatched within 1 week, a second reduction from 2 weeks which was reduced from the usual 3 weeks. The improvement is not as good as the US store though as they reduced it to (1-3 days) from (5-7 days). This is a good time to buy an ...

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FaceTime on Mac doesn’t support Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Egypt

During yesterday’s Back to the Mac event Apple released the FaceTime app for Macs running Mac OS X Snow Leopard. Now you can have visual calls directly with iPhone 4 (needs iOS 4.1) and iPod touch 4G. FaceTime is in beta and you can download it from Apple’s site. Even though it works in Saudi Arabia when you go to ...

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