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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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Going to Hajj? There’s an app for that

Mobily released a Hajj information app for the iPhone and iPod touch. From the App Store: Al Hajj application is a unique one which is considered as the ultimate pilgrim companion. It encompasses all the necessary information, including detailed description of all the duties to be performed during “Al-Hajj” along with the specific do’s and dont’s. Moreover, this application includes ...

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Apple Store App 1.1 with many improvements

Apple has updated their Apple Store app, the latest update adds some improvements including location aware check-ins and reservations. Apple Store 1.1 release notes: Add engraving and gift wrapping to select purchases from the Apple Online Store. Reserve products for pickup at an Apple Retail Store. Check in for reservations and request help within stores (iOS 4 required). Add Apple ...

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VLC Media Player for iPad and iPhone

A new version VLC Media Player for the iPad has been released. This time the app is Universal so it will support all iOS devices (iPad, iPhone and iPod touch). Here’s what’s new in VLC Media Player 1.1.0: Runs on the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, and the recent iPod touches You can now delete files from the application, without having ...

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Etkalem, an Arabic speech synthesis iOS App

Etkalem is one of the first Arabic Speech synthesis (Text-to-speech) apps for iOS devices and you don’t need an Internet connection to use it. Just type or paste the text you want to hear. The app can also share audio files using email. Here’s an example Arabic audio output from the app. I hope to see added support for other ...

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AutoCAD for Mac Released

AutoCAD, a well known, 3D and 2D design application has finally returned to the Mac after 18 years. Prices start from $3975 and it requires Mac OS X with a 64-bit Intel processor. Students and Teachers can get a free version. More info at Autodesk’s website And for iOS devices AutoCAD WS is a free DWG viewer and editor. AutoCAD ...

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Remote app 2.0.1 fixes a few bugs

Apple has released Remote 2.0.1 for iOS devices only a few weeks after the release of Remote 2.0. This update fixes a few bugs and improves performance. Remote is an iPad, iPhone, iPod touch app that allows you to control your iTunes library and Apple TV via wi-fi. According to Apple, Remote 2.0.1 addresses the following issues: *Includes stability and ...

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Google Goggles released for the iPhone

Google has updated their Google Mobile App for Apple iOS devices. This latest update included support for Google Goggles, a search engine that searches using photos. Google Mobile App 0.7.0.4836 includes the following: • Added Google Goggles – using pictures to search the web. • Faster suggestions. • Fixed voice search on iPod Touch 4th Gen. Google Mobile App is ...

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Discounts on 50 popular iPhone and iPad games

Apple added a new section to the App Store titled “Big Games, Great Prices” which features 50 popular iPhone, iPad and iPod touch games. These games are priced at $2.99 or less for a limited time. Unfortunately some of these games are not available in the Saudi Arabia App Store, only 26 games of the 50 are available. But you ...

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Yamli, the Arabic keyboard for the iPhone and iPad

Yamli has released their iOS keyboard app, the app allows users to type Arabic without an Arabic keyboard. It is based on a real-time transliteration engine which converts words typed with Latin characters to their closest Arabic equivalent (from Yamli’s website). Yamli app is very easy to use, just start typing latin characters and the app will start converting the ...

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