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Apple Releases iBooks 2, iBooks Author and iTunes U Apps

During the company’s education event, Apple has launched the following education related apps: iBooks 2 adds support for “interactive textbooks”, the iBookstore library now includes textbooks on various topics. iBooks 2.0 also includes: • Experience gorgeous Multi-Touch textbooks designed for iPad • iBooks textbooks are filled with interactive features, diagrams, photos, and videos • Tap to dive into images with ...

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iOS 5.0.1 Update Addresses Battery Life Issues

Apple has release iOS 5.0.1 today for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. the update addresses a few issues including battery life issues that appeared with iOS 5.0. Here are the update notes: This update contains improvements and other bug fixes including: • Fixes bugs affecting battery life • Adds Multitasking Gestures for original iPad • Resolves bugs with Documents ...

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iOS 5 is Now Available

Apple has released iOS 5 for the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple TV. iOS 5 brings many improvements such as better notifications, iCloud support and many more. To install iOS 5 you will need to have iTunes 10.5. It is also recommended to have an iCloud account, you can create one or convert your current MobileMe account by visiting ...

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iTunes 10.5 Released for iOS 5 and iCloud

Apple has released iTunes 10.5 yesterday. This update adds support for the upcoming iOS 5 update and iCloud service. iTunes 10.5 features are: • Sync with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 5. • Wi-Fi Syncing. Automatically sync your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iTunes any time they’re both on the same Wi-Fi network. • iTunes in ...

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iBooks 1.3.1 With Stability and Performance Improvements

Apple has released iBooks 1.3.1 for iOS devices. The ebooks reader includes important stability and performance improvements. iBooks is free and available for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. You can find the author of this post on twitter: @khaled. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. Please follow SaudiMac on Twitter and add SaudiMac on Facebook. Remember ...

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Google+ iOS App Updated with Hangouts and more

Google has updated its Google+ social network app. The new update brings many improvements including adding support for Hangouts from the iOS device. Google Plus 1.0.4.2326 features are: Join Hangouts from the mobile app Huddle is now Messenger Send photos in Messenger +1 on comments Reliability improvements in Messenger Granular push notification settings Map view in profile for places you’ve ...

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Updates: Thunderbolt Display Firmware and Snow Leopard

Apple has released 2 new Thunderbolt related updates. The first is Thunderbolt Display Firmware Update for the Apple Thunderbolt Display released last week. The update improves the stability of the Apple Thunderbolt Display. The Apple Thunderbolt Display is a 16:9 widescreen with 2560 x 1440 resolution. It includes a Thunderbolt connection turning the display in a hub with 1 FireWire ...

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Google Chrome 14 Adds Support for Lion’s Fullscreen Mode

Google has released a stable version of their Chrome browser. Chrome 14 supports the following: The Web Audio API enables developers to add fancy audio effects such as room simulation and spatialization. Native Client is an open-source technology which allows C and C++ code to be seamlessly and securely executed inside the browser. Currently, Native Client only supports applications listed ...

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Updates: Thunderbolt and MacBook Pro, Mac mini EFI Firmware

Apple has released some more Thunderbolt related updates. The first is Thunderbolt Software Update available for all Macs with Thunderbolt (2011 models). The update provides support for the Apple Thunderbolt Display and bug fixes for Thunderbolt device compatibility. Apple also released Macbook Pro EFI Firmware Update 2.2 for MacBook Pro laptops (2011 models). This update enables Lion Internet Recovery which ...

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Apple Releases MacBook Air EFI Firmware Update 2.1

Apple has released MacBook Air EFI Firmware Update 2.1 for laptops released in 2011 (with Tunderbolt). This update includes fixes that enhance the stability of Lion Recovery from an Internet connection, and resolve issues with Apple Thunderbolt Display compatibility and Thunderbolt Target Disk Mode performance on MacBook Air (mid 2011) models. The MacBook Air EFI Update will update the EFI ...

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