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Boot Camp Update 3.2 for Windows

Boot Camp, Apple’s tools for running Windows on a Mac, was updated today to add support for some accessories as well as fixes. The update adds support for the ATI-Radeon HD 5870 graphics card, Apple USB Ethernet Adapter, MacBook Air SuperDrive, and addresses critical bug fixes. This update is highly recommended for all Boot Camp 3.1 users. If you have ...

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MacBook and MBP EFI Firmware Update 2.0

Apple released an EFI firmware update for MacBook and MacBook Pro 13 inch models. The update is recommended and it resolves an issue where an attached external display may occasionally incorrectly show a purple coloration. This update is for the white MacBook released in May 2010 and MacBook Pro 13-inch released in April 2010 To download the updates directly from ...

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Apple releases iOS 4.2.1 Gold Master to Developers

Apple has released a new Golden Master (pre-release) seed of the software development kit for iOS 4.2.1 and iOS 4.2.1 for the iPad, iPod touch and iPhone. It is available for registered iOS developers. Apple did release iOS 4.2 Golden Master two weeks ago then released a second edition for the iPad (iOS 4.2 GM b). But now Apple released ...

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Safari 5.0.3 & Safari 4.1.3 Updates

Apple has released Safari 5.0.3 for Macs running Leopard/Snow Leopard and Windows machines. Apple also released Safari 4.1.3 for Macs running Tiger. This update improves compatibility, stability, usability, accessibility and security. Safari 5.0.3 includes the following: More accurate Top Hit results in the Address Field More accurate results in Top Sites Fixes an issue that could cause content delivered with ...

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iPhone 4 Ad Highlights Battery Life

Apple released a new iPhone 4 advertisement highlighting the phone’s battery life. The ad is titled “Longer”. Here is the video: Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. Please follow SaudiMac on Twitter and add SaudiMac on Facebook. Remember to visit We Want Apple Saudi Arabia petition and spread the word.

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Apple iAd Coming to Japan and Europe

Apple has announced they will expand the iAd network into Europe by December and Japan by the beginning of next year. iAd is Apple’s advertisement service that displays mobile ads on devices running iOS 4 or later. Developers who use these ads in their apps get %60 of the ads’ revenue. Here is the iAd in Japan press release: Apple ...

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Apple and Oracle announced Java for Mac Deal

Apple and Oracle announced a deal regarding the maintenance of Java on the Mac by introducing OpenJDK for the Mac. This addresses recent concern that Apple will not support Java in the next Mac OS. Here is the press release on Apple’s website: Oracle and Apple Announce OpenJDK Project for Mac OS X REDWOOD SHORES and CUPERTINO, California—November 12, 2010—Oracle ...

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Ronald D. Sugar Joins Apple’s Board of Directors

Apple has added a new member to it’s Board of Directors: Dr. Ronald D. Sugar. He will serve as the Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee. Here is the press release on Apple’s website: Ronald D. Sugar Joins Apple’s Board of Directors CUPERTINO, California—November 17, 2010—Apple® today announced that Dr. Ronald D. Sugar, former Chairman of the Board and ...

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Apple Improves iPhone 4 Shipping to 1-3 Days

Unlocked iPhone 4 units sold by the Apple Online UK Store are now shipped within 1-3 days, a third reduction from 1 week. This is a good time to buy an iPhone 4 and ship it to Saudi Arabia using Aramex as these iPhone 4 models have FaceTime enabled (unlike Mobily). The model numbers of these units are: MC605B and ...

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The Beatles on the iTunes Music Store

Turns out that today’s special iTunes announcement was just the availability of The Beatles’ music library for sale on the iTunes Music Store. The Middle Eastern community was not impressed with that announcement. Could this be a term of the settlement between Apple Corp and Apple Inc? A dispute that took years to resolve? I was hoping for a better ...

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