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Apple TV, will Saudis get it?

During Wednesday’s Music Event Apple announced the Apple TV, smaller and cheaper. You can read more about it on Apple’s site. The main features of the Apple TV are Netflix and iTunes rentals, features useless for customers in Saudi Arabia. So I would like to know from you dear reader, will you get this new Apple TV? What will you ...

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Samba launches mobile banking solutions for the iPhone

The Samba Financial Group, a bank in Saudi Arabia, has announced the launch of their mobile banking solutions for the Apple iPhone and Blackberry devices. This came a month after they released their iPhone app. Here is the press release from Samba Bank as published on many newspapers and websites. I find it odd that they called the “iPhone 4” ...

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Exclusive: Quadical announces Sibawayh for Arabic ebooks

Quadical held a special event a few days ago where they invited a group of authors, intellectuals and businessmen to introduce the company’s activities and sections. It was held at Teatro Lounge in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Quadical introduced “Sibawayh” electronic publishing house. Sibawayh will provide simple solutions for Arabic authors to publish their books in this digital age. Sibawayh will ...

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300 Million downloads from iTunes U

Apple has just announced in a press release that the iTunes University section of their store has reached over 300 million downloads. We already reported that Apple had over 250 million iTunes U downloads last month. iTunes U is a free service where some universities provide recordings of their courses for download including the iPhone development course by Stanford. The ...

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Microsoft Middle East’s press release regarding Office for Mac 2011

The following is a press release by Microsoft Middle East regarding the release of Microsoft Office for Mac 2011. Beginning of press release: Microsoft Office for Mac 2011, the next version of the leading productivity suite for the Mac, will be available in more than 100 countries around the world at the end of October. The suite will come in ...

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iPad to be released in 9 countries on July 23

Apple has announced in a press release that they will release the iPad on July 23 in the following countries: • Austria • Belgium • Hong Kong • Ireland • Luxembourg • Mexico • Netherlands • New Zealand • Singapore Apple will release the iPad in more countries later this year. Sources: The Mac Observer – Apple’s press release. Arabic ...

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Apple sold 1.7 million iPhone 4 units in the first 3 days

Apple has just announced that they have sold over 1.7 million iPhone 4 in the first three days of the launch of the device in 5 countries. In the press release Steve Jobs apologized to customers who were turned away because Apple didn’t have enough iPhone 4 units in stock. We should note that analysts has estimated day one sales ...

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Apple Sells Three Million iPads in 80 Days

Apple just announced that they have sold their 3 millionth iPad yesterday only 80 days after the release of the iPad in the US. Here’s the Apple press release: Apple Sells Three Million iPads in 80 Days. CUPERTINO, California—June 22, 2010—Apple® today announced that it sold its three millionth iPadâ„¢ yesterday, just 80 days after its introduction in the US. ...

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600,000 iPhone 4 pre-orders in 1 day

Apple announced that they received over 600,000 iPhone 4 pre-orders on the first day. Apple also apologized for the technical difficulties that happened during pre-orders Apple’s press release: “Yesterday Apple and its carrier partners took pre-orders for more than 600,000 of Apple’s new iPhone 4. It was the largest number of pre-orders Apple has ever taken in a single day ...

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Apple announces iPhone 4

During the keynote of this year’s World Wide Developer Conference Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple, unveiled Apple’s 4th iPhone named “iPhone 4“. Steve also previewed the upcoming iPhone OS 4, renamed to iOS 4. A Video of the keynote will be posted shortly. Here is the full press release: Apple Presents iPhone 4 All-New Design with FaceTime Video Calling, Retina ...

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