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The Apple iTablet

We always try to avoid scuttlebutt on SaudiMac. The Internet is full of them these days and we rather wait for something official from Apple first. So instead of echoing rumors here’s a comic by Mohammad Haque & Ananth Panagariya over at AppleGeeks. Hawk got an early release of the iTablet: Arabic version of this post at SaudiMac.net.

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There’s an App for That

I was talking to a friend the other day about iPhone (iPod touch) applications that I like to always keep on my iPhone since I use them a lot, being one who downloads a couple of new apps almost every single day, my iPhone contains on average between 70 to 90 apps at any given time. So I thought of ...

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It’s 2010… Already?!

A friend of mine sent me a link to the Saudi telecom STC new services site, which should offer a free application that can be installed on you mobile phone with a comprehensive directory of all the services. Unfortunately the service doesn’t support the iPhone. But what is truly interesting is that we are living in 2010. You just don’t ...

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Mobily has 1 million mobile broadband subscribers

Mobily has announced that they have 1 million mobile broadband (Mobily Connect) subscribers in Saudi Arabia. “History is about to repeat itself. In the late 1990s and the early 21st century, mobile phone subscriptions overtook fixed line subscriptions” said Mobily CEO, Khalid Omar Al Kaf. “Very soon, that same thing will happen with mobile data. Mobile data and wireless subscriptions ...

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Digital Religion

Disclaimer: This article has been originally Posted on MyMac back in31/5/2006 (Some information might be out of date). With all this high-tech lifestyle surrounding us, we tend to spend more time in front of computer screens then we spend praying. It could reach a point where it would be easier to convince anyone to convert to a new religion rather ...

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Video Editing – In Your Mind

Disclaimer: This article has been originally Posted on MyMac back in 27/6/2006 (Some information might be out of date). WARNING: The following article could be caused by internet connection deprival, that the author was forced to experienced lately, or it could be caused by the fact that the author has to check 9 email accounts daily. The author does not ...

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“Introduction to Mac” course in Riyadh

Mohammad Milyani is planning to give an introductory course to the Mac in Riyadh. The course will be held on January 11th 2010 and it will be either an intensive 3 day or a full week course. The course will be in Arabic. Followers of these twitter accounts: @saudimac, @milyani, @bepro or @milyanisms will pay only 500SR and for new ...

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TomTom Middle East for the iPhone/iPod touch

TomTom has released TomTom Middle East for the iPhone and iPod touch. However they did not announce the availability of this app in a press release or list the Middle East on the TomTom iPhone app website. Since I couldn’t find any official TomTom Middle East website I will list the iTunes notes here: ****************************** IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ORIGINAL iPHONE ...

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Looking for Bloggers

We are looking for bloggers interested in writing about any of the following subjects: Mac, iPod, iPhone, news, guides, reviews, etc. You don’t need to be Saudi or living in Saudi Arabia. Fill the form here. However if you want to blog in Arabic then please go here instead.

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The Truth about Apple in the Middle East

Disclaimer: This article has been originally Posted on MyMac back in 2/2/2007 (Some information might be out of date). This article may piss-off a lot of people, and it may generate a lot of hate mail. Send it to my email (look at the about page). But before things get messy, let me give you a quick background about myself. ...

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