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Apple iOS Devices Winning Big in Saudi Arabia

Apple’s iPhone, iPad and iPod touch are huge in the Middle East and North Africa, where they account for 55 percent of mobile Internet traffic, according to a new survey by Dubai-based Effective Measure. In Saudi Arabia, for instance, 64.5 percent of mobile Internet traffic occurred on Apple devices, with the iPhone accounting for 34.3 percent. Effective Measure’s measured audience ...

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Official Saudi iPhone 4S Prices from Mobily, STC

Update on 1 April: STC has reduced their iPhone 4S prices. Mobily and STC has finally unveiled the official iPhone 4S prices and plans. The iPhone 4S will officially launch in Saudi Arabia on Friday December 16th. However we noticed an increase in the prices from the iPhone 4. STC iPhone 4S Prices The prepaid iPhone 4S from STC costs ...

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VIVA Kuwait to Launch iPhone 4S on December 16

VIVA Telecom in Kuwait has announced on Twitter that they will officially start selling the iPhone 4S in Kuwait on Friday December 16th. The iPhone 4S will be available in a number of countries including Saudi Arabia on December 16th. You can find the author of this post on twitter: @khaled. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. ...

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STC, Mobily: iPhone 4S Official Saudi Launch on Dec 16

Both Saudi Telecom Company and Mobily has announced today that they will launch the iPhone 4S in Saudi Arabia officially on December 16th. Prices and other details (FaceTime, iMessage support) were not announced. But we expect more details to be announced soon. The iPhone 4S will also be launched in the following countries on December 16th: South Africa, Philippines, Malaysia ...

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Apple Begins One-Day Discount Event

Update: The US Apple Store Black Friday event has started. The offers include discounts on Mac, iPad, iPod and accessories. Apple has started their one day sale for “Black Friday”. The sale has already started in the Australian Apple Store and will be available in most of them within hours. You can browse the current Australian Apple Store discounts or ...

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iOS 5.0.1 Update Addresses Battery Life Issues

Apple has release iOS 5.0.1 today for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. the update addresses a few issues including battery life issues that appeared with iOS 5.0. Here are the update notes: This update contains improvements and other bug fixes including: • Fixes bugs affecting battery life • Adds Multitasking Gestures for original iPad • Resolves bugs with Documents ...

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Eid al-Adha Mubarak!

We at SaudiMac would like to wish everyone a Happy Eid al-Adha. Eid Mubarak! Image kindly provided by Hazim AlRadadi. You can find the author of this post on twitter: @khaled. Please follow SaudiMac on Twitter and add SaudiMac on Facebook. Remember to visit We Want Apple Saudi Arabia petition and spread the word.

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How To: Hijri Calendar for 1433 A.H. in iPhone, iPad and Mac

Even though Mac OS X supports Hijri calendar the option is missing from iOS devices. To work around it people either use a dedicated Hijri calendar app or add daily events to the regular calendar. Badr has created some iCal files to add Hijri Calendar for the upcoming 1433 A.H. year starting November 26th. To install simply follow this link ...

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3 iPhone 4S Ads: Siri, iCloud and Camera

Apple has released more iPhone 4S adverts. The adverts demonstrate the following features: • The iPhone 4S camera and iOS 5 image editing tools • iCloud service to sync images and documents between devices • iPhone 4S Siri assistant iPhone 4S Camera Advert iCloud Service Advert Siri in iPhone 4S Advert You can find the author of this post on ...

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First iPhone 4S Advert Showcases Siri

Apple has released a new TV ad for the iPhone 4S demonstrating Siri, Apple’s voice commands service. Enjoy: You can find the author of this post on twitter: @khaled. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. Please follow SaudiMac on Twitter and add SaudiMac on Facebook. Remember to visit We Want Apple Saudi Arabia petition and spread the ...

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