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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, Zain, iStyle and Jarir. Here are some photos of the waiting lines: Images’ credits via Twitter: @7nOon_BM @Albsimi @MashaelMarjan @alwaleed6 @3thbbba @shagooory @Hamto95 @iStyle_sa @DigitHack @iWail @Fkhawam @Badro_0 ...

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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 Emirates Online Store (Thanks Sharbeen). These models obviously will not offer FaceTime. Estimated delivery for the iPad Air: 5-7 days, the iPad mini Retina Display: 5-10 days. Prices: ...

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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 to Mobily: iPhone 5s 16GB 2799 sr, iPhone 5s 32GB 3199 sr and iPhone 5s 64GB 3649 sr. iPhone 5c 16GB 2349 sr, iPhone 5c 32GB 2799 sr Will ...

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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 TVs and on Apple’s homepage. We will be offering Arabic coverage on our Arabic site. More coverage can be found at any of these websites: ...

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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 release and it will be available in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and UAE on November 1, not the 4th as we reported yesterday. Image credit: BGR.

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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 this tweet by Faisal AlSaber, a VP at STC. The date is also the first day of a new Hijri year (1st of Muharram 1435). STC, Mobily and ...

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STC Finally Enables Personal Hotspot on the iPad

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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 hotspot feature disabled unlike Zain and Mobily. Personal Hotspot enables you to share an Internet connection with other devices via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and USB. Thanks Waleed and Muhannad. ...

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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 registration of the “APPLE” trademark in Saudi Arabia. [Thanks Bander.] That’s good news and soon we will finally have an official Apple service center and online Apple Store in Saudi Arabia. You can find the author ...

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Saudi iTunes Store Now Selling Movies and Music

Apple has started offering movies and music for sale in the Saudi Arabia iTunes Store. Starting with music (and gift cards) last week and movies today. You can buy movies from Disney, Pixar, Columbia and some Arabic movies as well. Movies are currently sold for between 19.99 and 49.99 SR. Some movies are available for rent for 9.99 SR. You ...

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Mobily Begins Selling iPhone 5 Online, Announces Prices

Mobily has started taking orders for the iPhone 5 using Souq.com e-commerce site. They also announced the contract-free iPhone 5 prices. The phone will be available in Saudi Arabia next Thursday. Here are the prices: • iPhone 5 16GB 2799 SR • iPhone 5 32GB 3199 SR • iPhone 5 64GB 3649 SR Compared to the original prices of the ...

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