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Apple Releases 3 New “If You Don’t Have an iPhone” Ads

Apple has released 3 new advertisements for the iPhone 4 titled “If you don’t have an iPhone” and each one demonstrate an advantage for the iPhone. These advantages are: The App Store, iBooks (and iBookstore) and iPod+iTunes. Here are the advertisements: App Store If you don’t have an iPhone, you don’t have the App Store, with the world’s largest selection ...

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Minor iPad 1 Price Drop in Saudi Arabia

Arab Computers has finally reduced the prices of the Apple iPad 1 in Saudi Arabia after less than a week of the prices dropping in UAE. This discount is to prepare for the imminent iPad 2 launch in the region. The prices were dropped by only 300 Saudi Riyals. Contrast with UAE’s 500-600 AED and Apple’s $100 or 100GBP drop. ...

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Safari 5.0.4 Update Released

Apple has released Safari 5.0.4 update. The update includes improvements to stability, compatibility, accessibility and security. Safari 5.0.4 update features are: • Improved stability for webpages with multiple instances of plug-in content • Improved compatibility with webpages with image reflections and transition effects • A fix for an issue that could cause some webpages to print with incorrect layouts • ...

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Apple Starts Selling iPad 2 Online

Apple has started selling the iPad 2 at the company’s online store. iPad 2 will be available in 2 colors (black and white), with 3 capacities (16GB, 32GB and 64GB) and Wi-Fi only or Wi-Fi + 3G models (3G models have 2 variations: a GSM model that works world wide and unlocked and a CDMA version limited to Verizon’s network ...

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iMovie Updated to Support iPad 2

Apple has updated their iMovie app for the iPhone 4 and iPod touch 4. iMovie is now a Universal App that works on the iPad 2 but not the first generation iPad. It was demonstrated during Apple’s iPad 2 event and a guided tour is available on Apple.com. iMovie 1.2 features include: • Universal app designed for iPad 2, iPhone ...

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Apple Releases GarageBand for iPad

Apple has released the GarageBand app for the iPad. GarageBand is Apple’s music and audio creation tool. More information and a guided tour is available on Apple’s website. GarageBand was also demonstrated during Apple’s iPad 2 event. GarageBand is sold for $4.99 on the App Store. You can find the author of this post on twitter: @khaled. Arabic version of ...

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STC iPhone App Updated

The Saudi Telecom Company has updated their iPhone App. STC subscribers can use the STC App to manage their account. STC App 0.93 Update features: • Adding iPhone packages and monitoring minutes, SMS and Data usage included in the package. • Enhancing QuickNet usage screen to show usage on monthly basis, and adding iPhone package data usage to it. • ...

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It’s Almost Over: Mobinil Egypt, Orange Jordan, Vodafone Qatar Enable FaceTime on iPhone 4

Egypt’s Mobinil, Jordan’s Orange and Vodafone Qatar all followed Vodafone Egypt’s lead and enabled FaceTime on their iPhone 4 units via Carrier Update. Here is a screen shot of the Carrier Settings files for these carriers taken by Mohammed Lubbad: As you can see, all these files have the AllowsVoIP key and it’s on, enabling FaceTime on iPhone 4 units ...

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iPad 2 Orders Start at Noon Saudi Time on March 11

Apple will begin selling the second generation iPad in the United States via the online store at 1 am PT (12 noon local Saudi time) on Friday March 11th. iPad 2 will be available in 2 colors (black and white), with 3 capacities (16GB, 32GB and 64GB) and Wi-Fi only or Wi-Fi + 3G models (3G models have 2 variations: ...

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iOS 4.3 is Now Available

Apple has released iOS 4.3 for the iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and Apple TV. iOS 4.3 introduces many features such as playing iTunes content via Home Library, improved AirPlay and Personal Hotspot to share an Internet connection via Wi-Fi. iOS 4.3 beta features include: iPad Arabic keyboard was improved as Arabic-PC keyboard interface was added as noted in these screenshots ...

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