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Sonic on the iPhone is a Sega Genesis emulator

Apparently Sega has made a Genesis/Mega Drive on the iPhone. AllTechRelated has found that Sonic the Hedgehog ($5.99 iPhone app) is actually a Sega Genesis emulator with a Sonic the Hedgehog ROM file. They have tested other Genesis games and some seem to work (Sonic 2, Afterburner 2 and Ecco the Dolphin). AllTechRelated explained the steps. Image from Macenstein.

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Java on Mac proof of concept exploit released

Landon Fuller, a security researcher, posted a proof of concept Mac OS X hack for a known Java security exploit to persuade Apple into fixing the exploit. From The Mac Observer: “This link will execute code on your system with your current user permissions,” Mr. Fuller published both a Web page that will exploit the vulnerability, and instructions for others ...

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Orange France Sells Millionth iPhone

Orange France has announced that they have sold one million iPhones since the launch of the first generation iPhone in November 2007. To celebrate this, Orange is offering unlimited viewing via the Roland-Garros iPhone application to all customers with an iPhone plan or option Via iPhone Alley.

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Braid on the Mac

Braid, a well known independent game which was first released on the Xbox 360 and later on Windows, is finally available for the Mac. From TUAW: It’s a classic 2D platformer in the vein of Mario with a very important twist: you can reverse, slow, and replay time throughout the various levels. That twist results in an extremely artistic game ...

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Apple World website

It’s always good to see more interest in Apple in the Middle East. Apple World, an Arabic language blog was just released by Tech World, an Arabic technology blog. We at SaudiMac wish them the best of luck.

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iPhone doubles smartphone share in 2009

Apple has doubled their worldwide smartphone market share in the last year. According to Gartner the iPhone share increased from %5.3 in early 2008 to %10.8 in 2009. This increase has made Apple the third-largest smartphone maker in the world (after Nokia and Research in Motion). Apple also have twice as much share as HTC (maker of many Windows Mobile ...

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Critical Mac OS X Java Vulnerabilities

A potential Java exploit has not been batched by Apple, six months after Sun released their own patch. The current workaround is to “disable Java applets in browsers and disable ‘Open safe files after downloading’ in Safari.” Read more about it at Macworld.

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Three new get a mac ads

Apple released three new get a mac ads. The ads are a response to Microsoft “Laptop Hunters” series of ads. You can watch the ads on Apple’s website or the following embedded YouTube videos.

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Mac OS X 10.5.7 and Security Update 2009-002 for Tiger

Apple released their latest update for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard. The 10.5.7 update includes security fixes and reliability improvements. You can install it using Apple Software Update or downloading it directly from Apple (10.5.7 Update or Combo Update). As for Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, Apple released the Security Update 2009-002 which includes updates “addressing potential security flaws in ...

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New Apple policy regarding iPhone repair and replacement

A new policy by Apple allows replacing a liquid-damaged iPhone for $199. This policy also applies to out-of-warranty iPhones that would normally require the purchase of a new iPhone. The iPhone is equipped with four liquid submersion indicators: one in the headset jack, one in the dock connector, and two on interior surfaces. The indicators have been used by Genius ...

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