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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 Ãœber Mobile with the Apple iPad. • Apple ...

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