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AlJazeera Erroneous iPhone Privacy Reportage Causes Panic [video]

AlJazeera channel aired an inaccurate report about the iPhone unauthorized user patent. The report was completely wrong and it spread fear, uncertainty and doubt between consumers in the Middle East. Here is the AlJazeera report (it’s in Arabic, we talked about the report on the Arabic edition of SaudiMac in September, but if anyone wants to provide English translation then ...

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FaceTime in the Middle East: The story so far [Updated September 20, 2017]

A final update on 20/September/2017: CITC has finally issued a statement that most VOIP and video call services will be "unblocked" in Saudi Arabia. After over 3 weeks of noticing the lack of FaceTime on the iPhone 4 pages of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Egypt and Jordan here’s what we know so far about the lack of FaceTime in these ...

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FaceTime in Saudi Arabia mystery solved

The recent FaceTime “banning” in the region can only be described as peculiar. Mobily advertised FaceTime as a feature while in the UAE, Du said it’s unavailable days before the release. So what is going on? What is the real reason for banning FaceTime in the Middle East. Let’s have a look at this file which can be found within ...

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Nokia N8 Review

After attending the launch of the Nokia N8 smartphone in Dubai, I got a chance to test-drive the new N8, which should be available in the market by the end of October. Reviewing such a device that packs in a lot of technology and the latest Symbian^3 operating system wasn’t an easy task, yet when it comes to touch interface ...

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Posts of September 2010

Here are the posts of the month of September 2010 on SaudiMac, enjoy: Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. Features and Articles • Mazen’s Fitness & Health App List. • Guest Post: iFitnessHD iPad App. • Jarir Manipulates iPhone 4 Prices & Specs. • Guest Post: AppShopper, the App Lover’s App. • How to find your apps ...

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Going Ãœber Mobile with the Apple iPad

Any techie dreams of the day where he or she would reach a level of being uber mobile. I got a chance to go on a short business trip to Dubai, so I thought since nothing is critical at this stage, just a little work here and there, I will try taking my iPad along, leave my laptop behind, and ...

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Notifications the way you like it, NotifyMe 2 review

Category: Productivity. App Name: NotifyMe 2. Devices: iPhone/iPod touch. iPad version is now available for $9.99 but for Black Friday $4.99 Developer: PoweryBase. Price: $5.99. Link: www.notifymecloud.com. If you are looking for a push reminder app for your iPhone with quick entry, great interface and powerful functionality then NotifyMe 2 is your choice. The app comes in a nicely designed ...

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Jarir Manipulates iPhone 4 Prices & Specs

Jarir “bookstore” has updated their website with new prices for the iPhone 4, these prices are relatively cheaper and the iPhone feature list is plain wrong. The new prices are: iPhone 4 32GB from 5,499SR to 4,999SR. iPhone 4 16GB from 4,599SR to 4,399SR. These prices are still overpriced compared to Mobily’s expected prices: 2,999SR and 2,650SR. Apple maintains their ...

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Posts of August 2010

Continuing the monthly compilation of the monthly posts. Here are the posts of August 2010. Next month will be the 12th one, it’s been a year already, thank you so much for your support by visiting the site. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. News and Features • An iPhone development company in Saudi Arabia. • Exclusive: ...

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Mazen’s Fitness & Health App List

A friend of mine asked me about health & fitness apps I use on my iPhone, and since I am going to get a new iPod touch, I thought I share the list of those apps with all of you. Sure, there are some apps I like and use when I go to the gym. Some of them are for ...

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