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Stephen Colbert’s iPad

On the April 1st episode of “The Colbert Report” Stephen Colbert showed off his new Apple iPad. Part 1 of the video: Part 2 of the video: You can watch them directly by following these links: part 1 and part 2. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac.net.

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iPad Apps appear in the Saudi Arabia iTunes Store

We were expecting Apple to release iPad Apps only to the US iTunes Store but it looks like almost every country got some iPad Apps in their iTunes Store. If you searched for “ipad” in the Saudi Arabia iTunes store you will notice 2 sections under Apps: Apps and iPad Apps. “Apps” are usual iPhone/iPod touch apps, they will work ...

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iPad and MacBook for Seton Hill University Students

Seton Hill University in Greensburg, Pennsylvania has announced that starting this fall 2010 semester, full time students will be given a new iPad and a MacBook. More information at the university website and The Griffin Technology Advantage page. Via electrony.net. Arabic version on SaudiMac.net.

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iBooks available at the iPad App Store

Apple has released iBooks, their electronic book reader for the iPad, in the iTunes App Store. iBooks is free and currently available in the US iTunes Store. iBooks currently supports the following languages: English, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Spanish. No Arabic support at the moment. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac.net.

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iPad review by David Pogue of The New York Times

David Pogue from The New York Times reviewed the Apple iPad. The review was titled “Looking at the iPad From Two Angles“. Quote from the article “Speaking of video: Apple asserts that the iPad runs 10 hours on a charge of its non-removable battery — but we all know you can’t trust the manufacturer. And sure enough, in my own ...

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iPad review by Walt Mossberg from The Wall Street Journal

Walt Mossberg from The Wall Street Journal has written the following review about the Apple iPad. The article was titled “Apple iPad Review: Laptop Killer? Pretty Close“. A quote from the article: “After spending hours and hours with it, I believe this beautiful new touch-screen device from Apple has the potential to change portable computing profoundly, and to challenge the ...

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Andy Ihnatko from Chicago Sun Times reviews the iPad

Andy Ihnatko from the Chicago Sun Times has reviewed the Apple iPad and released some articles as well as a video. The review was titled “iPad is pure innovation – one of best computers ever“. A quote from the article “In fact, after a week with the iPad, I’m suddenly wondering if any other company is as committed to invention ...

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iPad review from USA Today

This is one of the first Apple iPad reviews. The review was written by Edward C. Baig from USA Today newspaper. The review was titled “Verdict is in on Apple iPad: It’s a winner“. From the review: “The first iPad is a winner. It stacks up as a formidable electronic-reader rival for Amazon’s Kindle. It gives portable game machines from ...

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Updates: AirPort Client and Time Capsule, AirPort Firmware

Apple has released AirPort Client Update 2010-001 also known as AirPort Utility 5.5.1. AirPort Utility is Apple’s tool for managing the following Apple wireless devices: AirPort Express Base Station, AirPort Extreme Base Station and Time Capsule. The update includes “general bug fixes and addresses the following issues: * Not importing all settings when importing a configuration. * Not propagating MAC ...

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Apple cancels International iPad orders (updated)

Update: Some users in Saudi Arabia (and one in Bahrain) has reported that their Apple iPad order was not canceled. They were using MyUS, Aramex and other services. For the last week Apple has canceled almost all iPad pre-orders done from outside the United States. These orders has been made with forwarding addresses from companies such as MyUS, Aramex Shop ...

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