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iPhone 4S Sales Top 4 Million

Apple has announced that it has sold over 4 million of the new iPhone 4S in the first 3 days of release. The company also announced that iOS 5 has been installed by over 25 million users and iCloud had over 20 million new members. “iPhone 4S is off to a great start with more than four million sold in ...

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Mobily Announces 4G LTE Service in Saudi Arabia (STC and Zain too)

Mobily has announced the launch of “4G LTE” service in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The “first phase” will be in the following cities: Najran, Jazan, Al Kharj, Ras tanoura, Algurayat and Aldudamy. Riyadh will not get it until the third phase after a month. With that Mobily has became the first carrier to offer 4G LTE in the Middle ...

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Apple Q3 2011: Record $7.31 Billion Profits & $28.57 Billion Revenue

Apple has announced the third quarter financial result of the year (Q3 2011) and it’s a new record with profit of $7.31 billion and revenue of $28.57 billion. As for unit sales: • 20.34 million iPhones up 142% from last year’s quarter • 9.25 million iPads up 183% from last year’s quarter • 3.95 million Macs up 14% from last ...

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Zain Launches iPhone 4 in Kuwait

Zain Kuwait has started selling the Apple iPhone 4 two months after VIVA Kuwait. With that the iPhone is now officially available from 2 Kuwaiti carriers. Zain first announced the iPhone 4 deal in January. FaceTime is available in these iPhone 4 units according to Zain’s website. I expect units sold carry the model numbers MC606AE, MC605AE, MC604AE and MC603AE ...

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Apple Updates iMac with Thunderbolt, Quad Core and more

Apple today has updated the iMac line of desktop computers. The new computers feature Thunderbolt connectivity (10Gbps), more powerful quad core CPUs, better graphics by AMD and more. “Our customers love the iMac’s aluminum enclosure, gorgeous display and all-in-one design,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. “With next generation quad-core processors, powerful new graphics, Thunderbolt ...

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iPad 2 in UAE, Turkey, Others this Friday. Where’s Saudi?

Apple has announced that the iPad 2 will be available in Japan tomorrow Thursday 28th of April and in the following 11 countries on Friday April 29: United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Hong Kong, India, Korea, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa and Israel. Saudi Arabia, the biggest IT market in the region, is absent from Apple’s press release. Apple continues ...

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Apple Q2 2011 Results: $5.99 Billion Profit, $24.67 Billion Revenue

Apple has announced the second quarter financial result of the year (Q2 2011) and it’s a second quarter record with the following: • $5.99 Billion Profit • $24.67 Billion Revenue • 4.69 million iPads sold • 9.02 million iPods sold (down 17% from last year’s quarter). • 18.65 million iPhones sold (up 113% from last year’s quarter). • 3.76 million ...

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iPad 2 in 25 Countries Next Friday

Apple has reconfirmed that the iPad 2 will be released next Friday in 25 countries. Apple announced earlier this month that the the iPad 2 will be available on March 25th in 26 countries but has delayed the Japan launch due to earthquakes. The 25 countries that will have an iPad 2 launch this Friday are: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, ...

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Apple Launches Subscription Service on the App Store

Apple has launched a digital subscription service for publishers to collect recurring payments on magazines, newspapers, music and video services. Subscriptions was first introduced with The Daily newspaper app. “All we require is that, if a publisher is making a subscription offer outside of the app, the same (or better) offer be made inside the app, so that customers can ...

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One Million Mac App Store Downloads on Day One

Apple has announced that during the first day of the Mac App Store there were over 1 million downloads. The Mac App Store was introduced with Mac OS X 10.6.6 update and it re-introduced the app store for Mac software. Here is Apple’s press release: Mac App Store Downloads Top One Million in First Day CUPERTINO, California—January 7, 2011—Apple® today ...

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