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Photos: Waiting Lines for the iPhone 6 Launch in Saudi Arabia

Photos: Waiting Lines for the iPhone 6 Launch in Saudi Arabia

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus will be launched midnight tonight (early 27th of September) in Saudi Arabia, UAE and Qatar. It will be available at select branches of STC, Mobily, Z ...

Apple UAE Now Selling iPad Air and iPad Mini Retina display

Apple UAE Now Selling iPad Air and iPad Mini Retina display

Today Apple started selling the iPad mini 2 (with retina display) on their online stores. Apple also started selling the iPad Air as well as the iPad mini in the United Arab Emirat ...

STC, Mobily, Zain Prepare for a Midnight Launch of the iPhone 5s/5c

STC, Mobily, Zain Prepare for a Midnight Launch of the iPhone 5s/5c

STC, Mobily and Zain all announced that they will start selling the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c in Saudi Arabia at exactly midnight of Sunday 3rd of November. Initial Pricing according ...

Coverage of Apple’s October 22 Event

Coverage of Apple’s October 22 Event

Apple will be holding a special event tonight at 8 pm Saudi time. Apple will most likely announce new iPads, OS X Mavericks and the new Mac Pro. The event will be streamed on Apple ...

Official Saudi, Bahrain, UAE iPhone 5s and 5c launch date: November 1

Official Saudi, Bahrain, UAE iPhone 5s and 5c launch date: November 1

Apple has announced that the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c will be available in 35 countries on October 25 and in 16 countries on November 1. The countries are listed in Apple's press re ...

iPhone 5s/5c Expected to Launch in Saudi Arabia November 1st (updated)

iPhone 5s/5c Expected to Launch in Saudi Arabia November 1st (updated)

Apple has announced official launch date: Friday November 1st. Looks like the iPhone 5s (and iPhone 5c) has a launch date in Saudi Arabia and it's the 4th of November according to ...

STC Finally Enables Personal Hotspot on the iPad

STC Finally Enables Personal Hotspot on the iPad

STC has released a carrier update that finally enables the personal hotspot function on the iPad (third and fourth gen) and iPad mini. iPads with an STC data SIM had the personal h ...

In Remembrance of Steve Jobs

By Mohammed Taher I spent a total of ~4 months in the hospital last year. 3 weeks in August, and about 3 months from mid-October till mid-January. It definitely was a straining experience; a life-changing one. It almost felt as if I'm never going to check out. What I had back then is not important; it's how I got through it all. I slept for an average of 5 noncontinuous hours a day. That leaves me with 19 h ...

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Living in the Cloud

Ever since I was a kid, I've always dreamed of touching the clouds and walking and living in them and I'm sure many people wanted to do something like this when they were young. Years later and with the advancement of the modern technologies available to us nowadays, our dreams started to come true, without the need to fly, now we can live in a cloud, a tech cloud called (cloud computing). Cloud Computing: ...

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Comparing UAE Apple Store Prices with Saudi Arabia, USA

Rami Kayyali has compiled and compared the prices of products in the newly launched UAE Apple Store with the prices at the Apple US Store and Saudi Arabia's distributors. The results are interesting even though the comparison does not include taxes nor custom rates. UAE Apple Store vs Saudi Arabia Prices By comparing UAE Apple Online Store with Arab Computers and iPhone from Mobily, STC we notice: • UAE iPh ...

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NotifyMe Brings iOS Reminder Service to the Mac [Review]

In a previous post I reviewed NotifyMe for iOS and we have seen and experienced the great functionality combined with easiness and clean design. On the 13th of July 2011 the developing team at PoweryBase has released the Desktop version of NotifyMe for Mac OS X covering your reminder needs from iPhone, iPad to the computer. The app allows for quick, simple and advanced detailed reminder entry. It also comes ...

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Best of SaudiMac for January 2011

Continuing our monthly feature Here are the top posts on SaudiMac for the month of January 2011. • Apple iPad in Saudi Arabia Officially. • Official iPad Release in Saudi Arabia and UAE. • iPad is Iconic ad by Apple . • STC and Mobily Block HeyWire Free SMS Service. • Apple Reports Record $6 Billion Profit and $26.7 Billion Revenue for Q1 2011. • Steve Jobs Takes Medical Leave of Absence. • Apple Mac OS X a ...

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Best of SaudiMac for December 2010

Sorry for the delay in publishing this list. Here are the top posts on SaudiMac for the month of December 2010, better late than never. • SaudiMac Team’s Best of 2010 List: Dr. Mahmoud Al-Johani. • SaudiMac Team’s Best of 2010 List: Khaled Abdulrhman. • SaudiMac Team’s Best of 2010 List: Mazen Al-Angary. • iPad is Amazing ad by Apple . • Samsung Galaxy Tab for 2,850 SR from Mobily. • Apple Updates AirPort B ...

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Apple Mac OS X and iOS Usage in Saudi Arabia

Following the last post on market share in a Saudi College, my next step is to compare the Saudi Market to the world. I will use data from statcounter.com, that monitors around 3 millions sites around the world and their visitors. Operating system market share in Saudi Arabia(SA): the Mac OS X market share in SA as of December 2010 was about 1.58% in contrast to 6.25% globally, While the growth in the Saudi ...

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Mac Usage in a Saudi College: How Far We are From the International Scene

Apple is enjoying a rapidly growing market share, while shipment of new devices growth outpaces PC market 3 to 1; Mac business sales growth nearly 8 times PC market, it seems interesting to know how we compare to the world in mac usage. I share with you here numbers from Qassim College of Medicine e-learning website and how it compares to the world. ...

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Best of SaudiMac for November 2010

There is no doubt that iOS 4.2 is the highlight of November. The update improved the iPad a lot and added more functionality to iOS devices. Just like last month here are the most important posts on SaudiMac for the month of November 2010: • Play your iOS Content on the TV with AirPlay. • Printing from iPhone, iPad with AirPrint. • Arabic Keyboard in iPad with iOS 4.2 is Flawed. • How to Create a Free Find ...

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Best of SaudiMac for October 2010

It's time for SaudiMac's posts of them month but instead of the usual list of the month's posts I will list the top 30 or so posts based on relevancy. Your comments are appreciated. • Game Changers: Steve Jobs . • Bad Arabic support in Microsoft Office for Mac 2011. • Going Über Mobile with the Apple iPad. • Apple TV Unboxing Video. • How Long Would Your iPhone or iPad Last?. • Remotely print on your Mac us ...

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