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Galaxy Tab released first in the region before iPad

Both VIVA Kuwait and VIVA Bahrain announced the official availability of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab tablet in the Middle East. However VIVS’s partner in Saudi Arabia, Saudi Telecom Company – STC, did not announce anything. The Arabic VIVA Kuwait’s press release included comments on how the Galaxy Tab is designed to support Arabic while the English press release had no mention ...

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MacBasket bundle and a discount code for SaudiMac readers

MacBasket is selling a bundle of 10 Mac apps for only $49 down from $371, a %86 discount. There’s an offer for readers of SaudiMac: a %10 discount code found at the end of this post. The Mac applications included in this bundle are: Speed Download – download manager – original price: $25 Pear Note – record audio notes while ...

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iOS 4.2 Improves iPhone 3G Performance

iPhone 3G with iOS 4.2 performance was tested by TiPb. iOS 4.2 Gold Master (pre-release) software was used and there is an improvement in the performance of the 2008 iPhone 3G. Here is the video from TiPb: Did you try iOS 4.2 GM on your iPhone 3G? Did you notice any improvements? [via MacStories.] Arabic version of this post on ...

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iPhone 3GS FaceTime Enabler Released

Update: It has beed updated to with iPhone 3GS running iOS 4.2. iPhoneislam just released their FaceIt 3GS mod for enabling FaceTime calls on the Apple iPhone 3GS. Here are the steps for installing FaceIt 3GS, you will need an iPhone 3GS running iOS 4.1: Open Cydia Click (Manage) then (Sources) Top right click (Edit) then (ADD) on the left ...

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FaceTime on iPhone 3GS [jailbreak] Update: video works

Quick Update: iTarek is reporting that video from the iPhone 3GS is finally working. In the following video iPhoneislam used their latest mod tool called FaceIt-3GS (available through jailbreak) to enable FaceTime calls on the previous generation iPhone 3GS. This mod allows the iPhone 3GS to receive video from other FaceTime devices. Here is the video demonstrating the FaceIt 3GS ...

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Apple Releases HP Printer Drivers Update

Apple has released a number of Hewlett-Packard printer driver updates for Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. The drivers are for the following models of HP printers. The update is available on Apple’s website: HP Printer Drivers v.2.5.2 for Mac OS X v10.6. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. Please follow SaudiMac on Twitter and add SaudiMac ...

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iLife ’11 iPhoto 9.1 Update

Apple has released a new update for iPhoto ’11 (part of iLife ’11) on the Mac. The update adds more print products as well as fixes. This update adds several new print product options to iPhoto ’11. It also improves overall stability and addresses a number of other minor issues. Provides the ability to create and order calendars in iPhoto. ...

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Apple to Discontinue Xserve in January 2011

Apple has announced that they will discontinue their high end professional server line, the Xserve starting on the end of January of next year. Xserve is Apple’s high end 1U rack space servers running Mac OS X Server. Apple also said that the Mac mini server is their most popular server platform. Apple also added the option to sell Mac ...

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Mobily: New and Limited iPhone 4 Quantities Available

Mobily has announced (via SMS, Facebook and Twitter) they have a new shipment of iPhone 4 units. iPhone 4 prices from Mobily are already listed so if you’re looking for an iPhone 4 make sure to visit a Mobily store as soon as possible. No news about FaceTime so we assume it’s still disabled even though it is listed as ...

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Facebook app updated to add Groups

Facebook has updated their mobile app for the iPhone and iPod touch. The latest update include several features such as support for Groups and Places (a feature not working in Saudi Arabia at the moment). What’s new in Facebook 3.3.1: Groups: share photos and posts with small groups of friends Deals: discover great deals around you Places: tag more friends ...

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