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Everything you need to know about the new MacBook Pro line

Last week at WWDC Apple renewed the whole line of MacBook Pro notebook computers. Now all aluminum unibody MacBooks are considered a MacBook Pro. With price ranging from $1,199 for 13-inch to $1,699 for 15-inch and finally up to $2,499 on the 17-inch model. These models are now available and I was told that itechia will have them in Saudi ...

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HR’s iStyle Saudi Arabia experience

We got the following from “HR” in the comments of this earlier post. HR writes about his experience buying a unibody MacBook Pro (15.4″, 2.66GHz, 4GB DDR3 for 10,600SR). He was very disappointed, “when I just opened the box and seal the computer looked like it’s been used” he said. He added that the MacBook Pro had some discoloration on ...

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Mobily ruins the iPhone 3G’s first month?

I am subscribed to the iPhone 3G 8GB Postpaid 99 bundle. I paid 2,255SR for the iPhone 3G and 99SR for the first month, even though it’s a postpaid plan I PREPAID. That’s the first oddity. Now I got a bill for 146SR which includes what’s called “package rental monthly fee” of 123.75SR and 31.88MB internet usage for 65.4SR?! Haven’t ...

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Issues with the Saudi iPhone 1: Arabic Support

This is the first of a series of posts highlighting the issues with the Apple iPhone 3G in Saudi Arabia by Mobily. We hope it will help Apple and Mobily to improve the iPhone 3G experience in Saudi Arabia. Update: Apple will preview their next iPhone OS update, version 3.0 in a few days. We hope for Arabic support soon! ...

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A closer look at the Apple offers in Saudi Arabia

Arab Computers, Apple’s Authorized Distributor in Saudi Arabia is providing special offers on Apple computers and devices. We have taken a closer look on these offers and provided more information on each product and it’s original price in the US Apple Store.

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iPhone 3G with Mobily: Only for VIP?

We reported earlier about new Mobily iPhone 3G bundles, the new bundles had an asterisk on each one with “* Conditions and terms apply” in the footer. What Mobily did not reveal was what those terms and conditions are. You had to go to a Mobily store and ask them. But apparently most customers can only get the original 99SR ...

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iPhone and Mobily… a world of oddity

Mohammad Nahdi blogged about his experience on the first day of the iPhone 3G release in Saudi Arabia by Mobily. The blog post which is in Arabic titled “iPhone and Mobily… a world of oddity” talked about how the staff at the Riyadh branch of Mobily had no knowledge about the iPhone 3G. When he asked about their iPhone 3G ...

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What Apple needs to know about releasing the iPhone in Saudi Arabia

Only less than 2 days until the WWDC 2008 Keynote and none of the Saudi Arabia mobile operators (STC, Mobily and the new Zain) announced any deal with Apple regarding the release of the iPhone in Saudi Arabia. If this is the case then Apple is either: 1) Already in talks with one of those and nothing was announced until ...

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My personal experience with iStyle store in Riyadh

My MacBook Pro’s power adapter is almost dead so I had to buy a new one. Buying it online would cost $80 (300SAR) add to that tax and shipping. Contacted Global Store and they told me it’s 450SAR. And iStyle told me its 444SAR. But when I went to their store to buy it. Which is at the new mall ...

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Gitex Riyadh 2008 don’t worry you didn’t hear about it here

Gitex was over last week. We did not talk about for the simple fact that there was no Apple presence there. Except a small software reseller using 1 2006 iMac for display in one corner. I present you with my own personal review at my site. My rating of the show? 2/5. Considering it was a bit bitter, I mean ...

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