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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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AutoCAD for Mac Released

AutoCAD, a well known, 3D and 2D design application has finally returned to the Mac after 18 years. Prices start from $3975 and it requires Mac OS X with a 64-bit Intel processor. Students and Teachers can get a free version. More info at Autodesk’s website And for iOS devices AutoCAD WS is a free DWG viewer and editor. AutoCAD ...

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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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GetGlue iPad app released

GetGlue has finally released their iPad app. GetGlue is a social networking service for books, tv shows, movies, etc. Here’s a video demonstration of the GetGlue app: GetGlue for iPad is free and available on the App Store. GetGlue is also available for the iPhone and iPod touch. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. Please follow SaudiMac ...

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Guest Post: AppShopper, the App Lover’s App

This is a post by a guest author, you can be a guest author too by contacting us. Recently, I found AppShopper is the number one free app on the US store. Thought of giving it a shot and find out what is it about. AppShopper is AppShopper.com‘s official iOS App. AppShopper basically keeps you up to date on the ...

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GTA on the iPad, coming to the Mac

Rockstar has released the iPad version of “GTA Chinatown Wars”. It is similar to the previous Chinatown Wars available for the iPhone but the iPad version takes advantage of the iPad’s larger display so it supports 1024×768 graphics. Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars HD cost $9.99 and is available on the App Store. Not available in the Saudi Arabia App ...

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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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iTunes 10 with social networks

Apple has updated their media manager. iTunes 10 is out now with a new icon and many features including Ping, a social network for the iTunes Music Store. iTunes 10 features include: • Ping, a feature not available in the Saudi Arabia iTunes store. “Use Ping to follow your favorite artists and friends or connect with the world’s most passionate ...

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Twitter releases official iPad app

Twitter releases official iPad app Twitter micro blogging service has released their official client for the Apple iPad. The user interface relies on panes to display messages and it’s content (links, hashtags). My initial thoughts: No API Keys for Bitly url shortening service. No emoji display support even though you can view profile names with emoji. It opens links without ...

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