updated 09:50 am EST, Wed January 18, 2006
Arabic version of iPod
An will soon be available, according to a new report. GulfNews.com reports that the localized version of the iPod could be launched in the Middle East within the coming months. "Apple is working on this. A prototype has already been made available to us," said Elias Abou-Rustom, general manager of Arab Business Machine, Apple's independent marketing company for the Middle East. According to the report, Rustom's company is working closely with Apple to launch the Arabic version of the iPod, as well as a localized version of the Mac OS X Tiger operating system. "Apple's growing product line has also seen significant success in the Middle East through 2005. While the iMacs continue their traditional popularity in the region and worldwide, the iPods have become an iconic product for people of all ages across the Middle East."