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iPhone software version 2.0 still without Arabic

According to the specifications of the new 3G iPhone. The iPhone will not have any Arabic language support at all. Language support for English, French, German, Japanese, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Russian, and Polish Which is odd considering that the iPhone should be released in 3 Arabic speaking countries; Egypt, Jordan ...

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The 3G iPhone is almost everywhere except Saudi Arabia

View Larger Map The 3G iPhone will be available in more than 70 countries. 22 will get it on July 11th 2008. You can see the full country list here. What is missing are most of the GCC except Qatar who will get the iPhone from Vodafone. Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are one the biggest mobile communication ...

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Apple in Saudi Arabia: 2 years of frustration

Another title would be: Why Apple should end their Apple IMC program and start selling their products directly. A Mac user in Saudi Arabia, Talal Bakry, posted on the Mac Rumors Forum about his unfortunate experience with GlobalStore ( An Apple Authorized Premium Reseller in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia), Arab Computers (Apple Authorized Distributor in Saudi Arabia) and Apple IMC(Apple’s third-party ...

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Google Enterprise Executive Briefing conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

This is probably the first time Google ever had a conference in Saudi Arabia. Although it is concerned with the enterprise I still find it interesting and worth checking out. The conference will be held on June 2nd 2008 in Marriott hotel in Riyadh. For me I am interested in Google Maps, as you can see (click here to view ...

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New Arabic iPhone software from iPhoneIslam

iPhoneIslam release the pro version of their Arabization software for the iPhone ( +Arabtaller Pro+ ). This will cost $20 and if you don’t want to pay you can still install the freeware edition ( +Arabtaller+ ) reported earlier by Waiel. Main features as translated from the Arabic site: A better installation process A better handling of finishing Arabic letters ...

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Arabtaller after one week

The admins at iPhoneIslam believe(3rd comment) that they had over 30,000 downloads of their ArabTallar application for the iPhone. The application that introduces best Arabic support so far on the iPhone as far as I’m concerned. As for the countries visiting their site/downloading their Arabization software, they are the following, ordered by most visits: Saudi Arabia United Arab Emirates Kuwait ...

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iPhone for Jordan and Egypt’s second carrier

From the Associated Press: France Telecom’s Orange said in a one-sentence statement that it will sell the handset in Austria, Belgium, the Dominican Republic, Egypt, Jordan, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Switzerland and African markets later this year. This raises issues regarding the activation of the iPhone as well as accessing the App Store. Since the Middle East have no iTunes ...

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Arabization for IPhone from iphoneislam.com

On Friday IPhoneislam.com released the long awaited Arabic language support for the iPhone and they called it “+Arabtaller+” i must say that it’s a peice of art and cleanly done. Photos available Here If you would like to install it you can read the instruction in Arabic on their website : http://www.iphoneislam.com/?p=86

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ArabComputers site down

ArabComputers’s (Apple’s Authorized Distributor in Saudi Arabia) site is down with this odd error: Fatal error: This file has expired. in /home /arabcomp /public_html /mysql.php on line 0 Apparently it was generated from a trial php application that expired. You can still access parts of the site using Google’s cache from here. Update: Site is back online.

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New iMacs spotted in Saudi Arabia

My friend told me that he saw the new iMacs (20-inch 2.4GHz and 20-inch 2.66GHz currently) being sold at iTechia in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He did not tell me about the prices thought but it should be the same as last generation iMacs. Macworld review of the 2008 iMacs. Apple released the new iMacs at the end of April.

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