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How to: Create iTunes store accounts & buy Gift Cards

To download iPhone/iPod touch applications you need an iTunes account. That account will be needed to access iTunes U and review podcasts. We talked about the steps before but now it is easier to create one. Saudi Arabia and US iTunes Store accounts I recommend creating two iTunes accounts: a Saudi iTunes account and a US iTunes account because there ...

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Eid Mubarak 2009

We at SaudiMac would like to wish everyone a Happy Eid ul-Fitr. Eid Mubarak! كل عام Ùˆ أنتم أجمل. Image was kindly provided by Abdullah. To celebrate Eid, Nasser is giving away his iPhone app “Squeezer” for free. This offer is valid for the next 3 days. Squeezer is a URL shortner that allows you to post on Facebook and ...

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Security Update 2009-005 for Tiger & Leopard

Apple has released Security Update 2009-005 for Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger and 10.5 Leopard. The Security Update 2009-005 addresses security issues with: Alias Manager, CarbonCore, ClamAV, ColorSync, CoreGraphics, CoreGraphics, CUPS, Flash Player plug-in, ImageIO, Launch Services, MySQL, PHP, SMB and Wiki Server. Security Update 2009-005 is available from the Apple Software Update utility or you can download them from ...

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Mac OS X 10.6.1 Update

Apple has released the first update for Snow Leopard after less than 2 weeks. The update includes the following: * Improves compatibility with some Sierra Wireless 3G modems * Addresses an issue in which some printer compatibility drivers might not appear properly in the Add Printer browser * Addresses an issue that might cause DVD playback to stop unexpectedly * ...

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Picture of the Arabic iPod nano

We mentioned that Arabic was added to the latest 5th gen iPod nano. Adam from The MacCast podcast was generous to take a photo of the Arabic interface in the new iPod nano. As you notice although it is in Arabic it is still aligned to the left. The 5G iPod nano is now available now from Amazon.

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Download the Apple Music event video

Apple has posted a video of their 9/9/09 iPod event. The event can be downloaded as a podcast. Subscribe to the podcast here. Or you can also download the video directly from here (850 MB).

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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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iPhone OS 3.1 new features

In today’s music event, Apple has released iPhone (and iPod touch) software version 3.1. and it includes the following new features: Genius Mixes and Genius Recommendations for Apps. Improved syncing for music, movies, TV shows, podcasts, and photos. iTunes U content organization. Redeem iTunes Gift Cards, codes, and certificates in the App Store. Display available iTunes account credits in the ...

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Video: Steve Jobs on the Apple stage

Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs took the stage on Apple’s music event today. Steve talked about his liver transplant and that his liver was donated by a 20 something who died in a car crash. He said “I wouldn’t be here without such generosity, so I hope all of us can be as generous and elect to become organ donors, I’m ...

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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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