Home > 2010 > July (page 5)

Monthly Archives: July 2010

App Scammer Alert: Gulf Apps

We have noticed a lot of Arabic developers who are currently scamming App Store customers. They have been active for months and Apple has done nothing about them. This Arabic forum post is warning from the following 3 developers: zvoid, a.d.h media and gulf apps. I looked into one of these developers, Gulf Apps and the first thing we noticed ...

Read More »

How to: Buy an iPhone 4 from Apple UK using Aramex

As we said before, the iPhone 4 sold from Apple UK is officially unlocked (SIM-free). If you were not willing to wait for Mobily’s official iPhone 4 release in Saudi Arabia (or STC if you believe the rumors) then you can just buy it from the Apple UK online store and ship using Aramex. If you have an Aramex account ...

Read More »

Posts of June 2010

As usual here are the SaudiMac posts for the month of June 2010. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. All About iPhone 4 and iOS 4 • Apple announces iPhone 4. • iPhone OS 4 renamed to iOS 4. • iPhone 4 release date: June 24 in 5 countries and up to 88 by September. • Video: ...

Read More »

Curtain Removed over Shanghai Apple Store

Apple has unvieled the curtains over their Pudong district (Shanghai, China) Apple Store. The store will open next Saturday. The store’s unique design is a cylindrical glass tower similar to the NYC fifth avenue glass cube. Photos by : Curtain Removed Over Amazing Pudong Store Glass at ifoAppleStore. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. Please follow SaudiMac ...

Read More »

Apple MobileMe Calendar Beta

Apple has unveiled the next version of their MobileMe Calendar service. MobileMe Calendar service allows you to synchronize calendars between your Mac and iOS devices. The calendar is also available on me.com. MobileMe Calendar Beta previews the next version of this service. You can register in the beta by logging in the me.com calendar page and choosing “Request an invitation.” ...

Read More »

MobileMe iDisk for iOS 4 and iPad

Apple has released MobileMe iDisk 1.2 for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. iDisk is Apple’s cloud based storage. MobileMe iDisk 1.2 features include: • App is now a Universal App, as in it will fully work on an iPad. • Support multitasking in iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS with iOS 4: fast app switching and plays audio files from ...

Read More »

Video: iPhone 4 signal strength with STC

The following video by oXEnjoyXo shows him holding the iPhone 4 antenna trying to reduce the signal. Test has been done with the Saudi Telecom Company cellular network. Here is the video: If you own an iPhone 4 in Saudi Arabia and noticed issues with the signal attenuation then please reply and tell us about it. Arabic version of this ...

Read More »

New Apple Store in Paris opens

Apple has opened their 294th Apple Retail Store last Saturday. The store is located in front of Palais Garnier (Paris Opera) in Paris, France. Photos from the store: Video: Photos via Apple’s site. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. Please follow SaudiMac on Twitter and add SaudiMac on Facebook.

Read More »

Video: Weak signal in Nokia and HTC phones

If you put your hand over any cellphone antenna there will be signal attenuation. It is not limited to iPhone 4. In the following video the Nokia E71 was tested: It’s ironic especially after Nokia made fun on how to hold a phone. The next video shows the HTC Droid Incredible, an Android phone on the Verizon network in the ...

Read More »

Apple addresses iPhone 4 reception issues

Apple posted a letter on their website regarding the issues with the iPhone 4 reception. Apple did promise a software fix soon. Here is the full letter from Apple: Letter from Apple Regarding iPhone 4 Dear iPhone 4 Users, The iPhone 4 has been the most successful product launch in Apple’s history. It has been judged by reviewers around the ...

Read More »