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Aperture 3.0.3 Update

Apple has released Aperture 3.0.3 update. The update improves overall stability and fixes some issues. Including: • Applying adjustments such as Retouch or Chromatic Aberration • Creating and using Raw Fine Tuning presets • Viewing, adding and removing detected faces • Switching target printers and paper sizes when printing • Duplicating Smart Albums • Repairing and rebuilding Aperture libraries • ...

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iTunes 9.1.1

Apple has released iTunes 9.1.1. The update includes the following fixes: • Addresses several stability issues with VoiceOver • Addresses a usability issue with VoiceOver and Genius Mixes • Addresses issues with converting songs to 128 kbps AAC while syncing • Addresses other issues that improve stability and performance The update is available for Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows. ...

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Updates: Final Cut Server 1.5.2 and RAW 3.2

Apple has updated Final Cut Server to 1.5.2. Final Cut Server is Apple’s professional media asset management and workflow automation solution used by many video producers. The update addresses the following issues: * Resolves an issues that blocked the use of a transcode setting for the Matrox CompressHD H.264 encoding card * Renews an expiring Java certificate in the Final ...

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Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 and Arabic: Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel

Update on April 28th: I got the chance to try Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 beta 2. I discovered the following: Arabic letters do not render properly in Microsoft Word for Mac 2011 (first picture). However it works find in Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel (next 3 screen-shots). Update: According to Apple-wd Word does support Arabic. Remember that this is ...

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Security Update 2010-003 and more Mac updates

Apple has released a lot of software updates this week, here they are in a single post. Security Update 2010-003 Apple has released the third security update for the Mac. Security Update 2010-003 is available for Snow Leopard, Leopard and Leopard Server. The update patches a security exploit demoed in Pwn2own security competition. Mac OS X v10.6.3 v1.1 A tweak ...

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53 Twitter Apps for the Mac

The Mac AppStorm has compiled a list of 53 Twitter applications for Mac OS X. Twitter is a well known social network service where you post 140 character updates. Make sure to follow @SaudiMac. The Ultimate List of Twitter Software for Mac (50+ Apps) [Mac.AppStorm]. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac.net.

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Mac OS X 10.6.3 & Security Update 2010-002

Apple has released Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.3 Update. Security Update 2010-002 is included in 10.6.3 and is available for Mac OS X Leopard Server 10.5 and Mac OS X Leopard 10.5. The update includes the following: # improve the reliability and compatibility of QuickTime X # address compatibility issues with OpenGL-based applications # address an issue that causes ...

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Updates: Aperture 3.0.2 & iMovie 8.0.6

Apple has released Aperture 3.0.2. The update addresses many issues including the following: # Upgrading Aperture 1.x and 2.x libraries # Importing libraries from iPhoto or from earlier versions of Aperture # Importing hierarchical folders of photos into a library # Adding names and confirming matches in Faces # Reordering snapshots on the Faces corkboard # Creating and saving print ...

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Pro Applications Update 2010-01

Apple has released Pro Applications Update 2010-01 for Final Cut Studio which was released in 2009. Update includes: Final Cut Pro 7.0.2 Motion 4.0.2 Color 1.5.2 Compressor 3.5.2 Cinema Tools 4.5.1 The update “improves overall stability and addresses a number of other minor issues.” Arabic version on SaudiMac.net.

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Mac OS X is 9 years old

Today, March 24th, is the 9th birthday of Apple’s Mac OS X. On September 13th 2000 Apple released the first public beta of their operating system named “Kodiak”. On the 24th of March 2001 they released Mac OS X 10.0 and abandoned OS9. Mac OS X was based on NeXTSTEP from NeXT, the company that Steve Jobs has founded and ...

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