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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 ...

Apple Officially Registered Its Trademark in Saudi Arabia

Apple Officially Registered Its Trademark in Saudi Arabia

Umm Al-Qura newspaper, a newspaper mainly used to publish trademark registration announcements, posted an announcement by the ministry of commerce and industry regarding the regist ...

How to Enable iPhone and iPad 4G LTE with Zain, Mobily and STC

Apple recently released iOS 6.1 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. One of the features of this update is enabling 4G LTE in many countries including Saudi Arabia. Here is how to enable LTE on your device. Share your experience in the comments. Supported Devices You will need a device that supports LTE Band 3 (1800Mhz). The supported devices are: • iPhone 5 with model A1429 • iPad mini with model A1455 • i ...

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Hijri Calendar for 1434 A.H. on the iPhone, iPad and Mac

Even though Mac OS X supports Hijri calendar that option is missing from iOS. Work arounds include using a dedicated Hijri calendar app or add daily events to the regular calendar. Badr has once again created iCal files to add the 1434 Hijri Calendar. To install simply follow this link then click view. After that click “Open in Calendar”. Or read our how-to. Download links: English download iCal file. Arabi ...

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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 then click view. After that click "Open in Calendar". Now you will ...

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How to get Mac OS X Lion for Free

Apple has just released Mac OS X Lion in the Mac App Store for $29.99. If you bought a Mac after June 5th then Apple will give you Lion for free. If you purchased a Mac between June 06, 2011 and July 20, 2011 then redeem it from the Apple Online Store before August 19, 2011 but since Saudi Arabia doesn't have an Apple Online Store then you might need to follow these instructions instead. If you purchased a ...

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Printing from iPhone, iPad with AirPrint

iOS 4.2 introduced many features including AirPrint which makes it easier to print directly from your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. All you need to do is connect your iOS device to the same network as the AirPrint-enabled printer then choose print within the app. Many apps were updated to support AirPrint. AirPrint is currently available on the following printers: HP Envy e-All-in-One series (D410a) HP Photos ...

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How to Create a Free Find My iPhone Account

Apple has posted a quick guide on how to set up the free Find My iPhone service provided with iOS 4.2. Find My iPhone is a MobileMe service that helps you locate missing or stolen iOS devices, an extremely useful and valuable service. To create a free account you need an iPhone 4, iPod touch 4 or iPad running iOS 4.2. Here are the steps: Update to iOS 4.2 Go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars Add Accou ...

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iPhone 3GS FaceTime Enabler Released

Update: It has beed updated to with iPhone 3GS running iOS 4.2. iPhoneislam just released their FaceIt 3GS mod for enabling FaceTime calls on the Apple iPhone 3GS. Here are the steps for installing FaceIt 3GS, you will need an iPhone 3GS running iOS 4.1: Open Cydia Click (Manage) then (Sources) Top right click (Edit) then (ADD) on the left Enter the source: http://apps.iphoneislam.com Click (Add Source) Cli ...

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Activating FaceTime in iPhone 4s sold in the Middle East using jailbreak

We still don't know the real reason for blocking FaceTime in the Middle East but we do know that FaceTime works in Tunisia. Vodafone Qatar announced that they will reactivate it and Government policies in Qatar prevented initial FaceTime availability. Vodafone Egypt confirmed that saying that Egypt's NTRA decided to block FaceTime. So no conspiracy theories there. For the time being there is a hack to enabl ...

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[UPDATED] FaceTime does not work on iPod touch units sold by Arab Computers/ABM

IMPORTANT UPDATE Oct 18: The model numbers listed in this post (MC544FD, MC540FD and MC547FD) are for iPod touch units sold in Switzerland. According to an update by iramadah, the advanced unit that Arab Computers and Arab Business Machine got is a Switzerland model and the real units for Saudi Arabia carry the following model numbers: MC547AB, MC540AB and MC544AB. Also these units has no FaceTime. We final ...

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