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MobileMe’s Website Unblocked in Saudi Arabia

Update: looks like me.com redirects to https by default now, so MobileMe is no longer blocked in Saudi Arabia!. Apple’s MobileMe homepage me.com was blocked today in Saudi Arabia. Customers in country could not access their MobileMe email, contacts, find my iPhone services and more. Thanks Yousuf. The CITC did not provide a reason for this block. Right now only ...

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Apple teases iTunes announcement on Eid day

Apple has updated their homepage to tease an iTunes announcement tomorrow (Eid day). It will be at 6:00 pm local Saudi time. Apple’s message was: Tomorrow is just another day. That you’ll never forget. Check back here tomorrow for an exciting announcement from iTunes. Make sure to visit www.apple.com tomorrow after 6:00 pm Saudi time. Arabic version of this post ...

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Alriyadh newspaper launches iPad, iPhone websites

Arabic daily newspaper Alriyadh has launched two new editions of their website formatted for the Apple iPad and iPhone. A good move that indicates how popular these iOS devices are in Saudi Arabia. The iPhone edition seems ready while the iPad edition is still in testing mode. Here are some screenshots for Alriyadh newspaper for iPhone/iPod touch and Alriyadh newspaper ...

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BloGazette on AlArabiya at GITEX [video]

http://vimeo.com/16085232 BloGazette on AlArabiya @GITEX from Quadical on Vimeo. Mazen Al-Angary talks to AlArabiya at GITEX about blogging and bloggers in the region. © 2010 All Rights Reserved for Al-Arabiya.

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Live Coverage of Apple’s Back to the Mac event

Only a few hours remain until the start of Apple’s Back to the Mac press event where they will preview the next version of their operating system for the Mac. This is the first Mac related event in 2010 as Apple has been concentrating on iOS devices (iPad, iPhone and iPod touch). Apple’s Back to the Mac press event will ...

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FaceTime gone from Apple’s Middle East iPhone 4 pages

Apple did something weird to their iPhone 4 pages on Middle Eastern websites and removed any mention of the iPhone 4 FaceTime feature. Here is the Apple iPhone 4 Saudi Arabia page a few days ago: Here it is now: FaceTime feature and anything about were removed from the following countries’ pages: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Jordan and ...

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Faster Apple support with Express Lane

Apple has added a new section to their Apple Support website and it’s called Express Lane. Express Lane makes it easier to find support for your Apple products. All you need to do is select your Apple product and select the support category. You will need the product’s serial number to use this service. To find your product’s serial number ...

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Instant Search for the App Store

Instant search instantly (pun intended) became popular after Google introduced their Google Instant service and many has showed up such as YouTube Instant and one to instantly search for apps in the iTunes App Store. The service is called App Store Instant which is part of App of the Day, a website dedicated to provide a daily selection of iPhone ...

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Live coverage of Apple’s music event on September 1st

Update: Apple Will Live Stream September 1st Music Event on their homepage. But it can only be viewed on Macs running Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, or iPhones and iPods running iOS 3.0 or later, or an iPad. Apple’s Music Event will be held this Wednesday September 1st 10AM PDT, that’s 8 PM local Saudi Arabia time. Here is ...

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Apple opens Safari Extensions Gallery

With the release of Safari 5.0.1 and enabling extensions, Apple has launched the Safari Extensions Gallery to showcase the extensions available for Safari. The gallery is available on Apple’s site: Safari Extensions Gallery Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. Please follow SaudiMac on Twitter and add SaudiMac on Facebook.

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