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MobileSoft company for developing iPhone and smartphone apps

MobileSOFT, a new company specializing in developing apps for smartphone devices such as the iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Mobile, Blackberry and Symbian. MobileSOFT’s announcement: MobileSOFT Intl Ltd. is a Saudi based company that designs and develops apps for a variety of smart mobile devices including Android, iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, Symbian and Windows Mobile. Bringing 40+ years of accumulative experiences with ...

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iPhone 4 Ad Featuring The Retina Display

Apple has released a new iPhone 4 advertisement featuring the phone’s Retina display. The ad’s title is “Every”, here it is on YouTube (high definition): The video is also available on the Apple iPhone 4 page. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. Please follow SaudiMac on Twitter and add SaudiMac on Facebook.

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Mobily CEO: Apple canceled FaceTime

Khalid Al Kaf, Mobily’s CEO, said recently that Apple is the one that canceled FaceTime service in the Middle East and not the Saudi Communication of Information Technology Commission. Here’s a translation of Khalid Al Kaf’s quote about FaceTime: Al Kaf denied that the reason for canceling FaceTime from the iPhone 4 was Mobily or CITC. Instead he said that ...

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FaceTime is not available on Middle Eastern carriers

Yesterday Apple updated their Locating iPhone wireless carriers support page to include a small note regarding FaceTime for Middle Eastern countries. Note number 4 says that FaceTime is not available on this carrier. The countries listed without FaceTime are: Saudi Arabia (mobily) – affected model numbers are MC603AE and MC605AE United Arab Emirates (Du and Etisalat) – affected model numbers ...

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iPad available at the Amazon store

Now it is possible to purchase an Apple iPad directly from the Amazon online store as well as Target stores. Of course there is a difference between buying directly from Amazon (look for Prime) at the original price and between buying from a third-party at higher prices. Currently Amazon online store is only selling the following iPad models: iPad Wi-Fi ...

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Legal Action against Mobily to Enable iPhone 4 FaceTime

Nayef Almansi, a Saudi lawyer, has started an online campaign to demand that Mobily activate the FaceTime service in Saudi Arabia. Mr. Almansi is asking Mobily iPhone 4 owners to participate. It should be noted that FaceTime has been disabled in iPhone 4 units running iOS 4.1 with the following model numbers: MC605AE and MC603AE (same model number in UAE ...

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iPhone 4 released in Egypt a few hours ago

Vodafone Egypt and Mobinil has announced at a late time Wednesday that they will release the iPhone 4 at midnight. The iPhone 4 was officially released in Egypt a few hours ago. Prices: Mobinil: iPhone 4 16GB 4,660 EGP – iPhone 4 32GB 5,499 EGP. Vodafone Egypt: iPhone 4 16GB 4,660 EGP – iPhone 4 32GB 5,500 EGP. The iPhone ...

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Mobily blames CITC for blocking FaceTime

According to an internal Mobily announcement, the “official excuse” that mobily is telling customers is that the Communication of Information Technology Commission (CITC) had regulations that prevented the FaceTime service (not app) from functioning.

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STC Cancels iPhone 4 Contest

In a very strange move Saudi Telecom Company (STC) has deleted the iPhone 4 ad contest announcement from their Facebook page. This is not the first time STC backs out of something as they removed their iPhone app after less than one day.

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Saudi Telecom Company (STC) iPhone 4 Prices

These are the iPhone 4 prices from Saudi Telecom Company (STC), according to a trusted source. It should be clear that STC and “SALE-CO” showrooms are different even though they both have the “STC” name. If these prices are true then it’s a better overall offer than Mobily’s (Mobily’s minutes covers all networks though).

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