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Updates: RAW, Xsan and printer drivers

Apple has released Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update 2.7 to add support for RAW format found in some new Canon and Nikon digital cameras. Support will be added to iPhoto ’08 and iPhoto ’09 as well as Aperture. The following cameras have been added in this update: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV Canon EOS 7D Canon PowerShot G11 Nikon D3S Nikon ...

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2 Mac Software Bundles

Both MacFriendly and MacUpdate are offering a bundle of Mac software for only $49.99 (190 SR). The bundles have been released just in time for the “Holiday Season”. For $49.99 you get the full version of the included software. The MacUpdate bundle costs $49.99 and ends on December 21st 2009. It includes the following: Path Finder (excellent Finder alternative) Socialite ...

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Google Chrome for Mac beta

Google has finally release the beta of their web browser, Google Chrome for Mac OS X. The release came after months of developer previews. Chrome requires Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard or later and Intel based Macs only. Currently Chrome does not support extensions. Arabic support is very weak as you can see in the following screenshot: If you are ...

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How to: Google Public DNS on a Mac and AirPort

Google has announced their own public DNS server which will be available for everyone on the Internet. Google’s main goal is to increase the speed of web browsing for users and is a good alternative to OpenDNS. I have faced many problems with STC‘s DNS servers and many Saudi users are complaining from Go‘s DNS as well. So it’s a ...

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Macs in Saudi Arabia

Disclaimer: This article has been originally Posted on MyMac back in 31/3/2006 (Some information might be out of date). Sitting in a local Starbucks in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, surfing the web while downloading my favorite Podcast, a young man approaches me, apologizing for the interruption. “Do you work with Apple?” He asked. “No, why?!” I reply. “Well I was watching ...

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Neo Office, an alternative for Microsoft Office for Mac

We talked before about how Microsoft is ignoring Arabic speaking Mac users by not supporting Arabic in their Office suite. Apple’s iLife have better support and there is another alternative called NeoOffice. NeoOffice is free and based on Open Office, an open source office suite. Start by downloading NeoOffice (Download link). To add support for Arabic do the following: make ...

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Updates: Safari 4.0.4 and iPhoto 8.1.1

Safari, Apple’s web browser has been updated to version 4.0.4. The update improves JavaScript performance and search history performance. The update also includes security fixes for: ColorSync, libxml and WebKit. The update can be downloaded from Apple’s website. Apple also released iPhoto update version 8.1.1. The update improves the face recognition capability of iPhoto. iPhoto 8.1.1 is available for download ...

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Camino 2.0 web browser released

Camino version 2.0 has been released. Camino is an open source web browser based on Gecko rendering engine, the same engine that powers Firefox. The new version include many features such as Tab Overview, Growl support, AppleScript support and more. Camino 2.0 is available to download here. Arabic version on SaudiMac.net.

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Samba bank website working with Safari on Mac

The Samba Financial Group (Samba bank) personal banking website finally added support for Mac users running on Safari. Special thanks to @sizain on twitter for posting about it. Arabic version on SaudiMac.net.

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20 percent discount on over 100 Mac apps

Over 100 Mac developers has created the One Finger Discount site. The developers are offering a 20 percent discount on their applications. All you need to do is to use the coupon code “OneFingerDiscount” when you purchase any of the participating applications. Programs I personally recommend: 1Password, Smile on my Mac apps and Evom. The site was started by Daniel ...

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