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UAE’s Etisalat to launch iPhone 3GS 27th of October

UAE’s Etisalat has finally announced that they will release the iPhone 3GS in the country on October 27, 2009. On Etisalat’s site you will find the prices for the iPhone 3GS: 32 GB iPhone 3GS AED 2,799 – 16GB iPhone 3GS AED 2,399 – 8GB iPhone 3G AED 1,999. Mobily has yet to announce anything regarding the iPhone 3GS release. ...

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Apple reports $1.67 billion profit for Q4 2009

Apple had another good quarter after Q3 2009. A profit of $1.67 billion and $9.87 billion in revenues. As for unit sales, Apple has sold 3.05 million Macs, 7.4 million iPhones and 10.2 million iPods. From the press release: “We are thrilled to have sold more Macs and iPhones than in any previous quarter,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “We’ve ...

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Etisalat and du will both sell iPhone 3GS in UAE

United Arab Emirates’ second cellular carrier du has announced that they will sell the iPhone 3GS. Customers can pre-book their iPhones from du by visiting this page on October 17th. This move could be the result of a partnership between Vodafone and du. Etisalat, UAE’s first carrier and Mobily‘s partner, has also announced that they are releasing the iPhone 3GS ...

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UAE’s Etisalat to launch iPhone 3GS end of October

Executive Director of Product Marketing in UAE’s Etisalat, Omar al-Muzaki, told daily newspaper Al Emarat Al Youm that “Etisalat is preparing to released the iPhone 3GS in the UAE market before the end of this month”. The article called the iPhone company “elppA” and the Blackberry company “Black Berry”, not RIM. The article also mentions that there are 30,000 iphone ...

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Apple adds Arabic support for iPod nano, not Classic

Apple has updated the iPod classic and iPod nano during today’s music event. The iPod nano will include a video camera and FM tuner while the iPod classic storage was update to 160GB. One of the features of the new iPod nano is adding support for Arabic. Arabic is finally supported on a regular iPod even though there was supposed ...

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iTunes 9

Apple has released iTunes version 9 during the 9/9/9 Apple music event. It features a better interface design, twitter/facebook integration, Genius Mixes and Home Sharing. Another feature in iTunes 9 is “app management” which allows you to organize your iPhone apps from you computer instead of dragging each app on the iPhone. iTunes 9 is now available to download from ...

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Snow Leopard launch event in the UAE, nothing for Saudi

Shufflegazine will be covering the midnight launch of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard in the United Arab Emirates. The event will be at iStyle stores in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. I have contacted iStyle in Saudi Arabia (Jeddah branch) and asked them about Snow Leopard, they told me that Snow Leopard will be released in the United States after ...

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Apple reports $1.23 billion profit for Q3 2009

After a great second quarter, Apple reported $1.23 billion profit and revenue of $8.34 billion. Breaking the previous record of best non-holiday quarter in history. As for unit sales, Apple has sold 2.6 million Macs, 5.2 million iPhones and 10.2 million iPods. Steve Jobs was quoted to say “We’re making our most innovative products ever and our customers are responding, ...

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Faces wins Best User Interface award

The first annual App Awards has ended and the results are in! Faces, a visual dialer, by Bandar has won in the Best User Interface category. Congratulations Bandar! Other winners: Rolando 2: app of the year (paid), Facebook: app of the year (free), Facebook: most useful, Shazam: most awe inspiring and many more on the App Award website. Face is ...

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Vote for your favorite iPhone apps

App Advice, an iPhone application review site, is having their first annual “App Awards“. The voting will end on Sunday, July 19th, 2009 and you can vote in as many categories as you want. Apps of interest Groups and Faces, designed by Bandar Raffah from Saudi Arabia. Twittelator pro and Tweetie twitter clients. Rolando and Rolando 2 fun adventure games. ...

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