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No iPod Touch $20 upgrade available for Saudi Arabia

The newly announced $20 software upgrade for the Apple iPod Touch is not available for Apple customers in Saudi Arabia.

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Apple introduces MacBook Air the world’s thinnest notebook & Time Capsule

Apple today introduced the world’s thinnest notebook: MacBook Air. It measures an unprecedented 0.16 inches at its thinnest point while its maximum height of 0.76 inches is less than the thinnest point on competing notebooks. In addition to a stunning 13.3-inch LED-backlit widescreen display, MacBook Air offers a full-size and backlit keyboard, a built-in iSight video camera for video conferencing, ...

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Macworld Keynote Live

You can be in the macworld keynote seconds by second by going to http://www.macrumorslive.com/ it updates every seconds and you can keep track of what’s going on NEW STFF FROM APPLE GO SEE  

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New Mac Pros and Xserves

One week before Macworld 2008, Apple updated the Mac Pro line. The new Mac Pro combines two of Intel’s new 45 nanometer Quad-Core Xeon 5400 processors running up to 3.2 GHz, new graphics and up to 4TB of internal storage. Prices start at $2,799. (From Macworld). Looks like those new Xeons are not as crappy as some haters claim it ...

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iPhones being sold at authorized Apple resellers in Saudi Arabia

Apple’s distributor is warning against hacked/unlocked iPhones in the region. Yet many stores in Saudi Arabia, some are actual authorized Apple resellers, are selling the iPhones at prices equal to $800. A well known mall, HyperPanda, is selling the gray market iPhones at 2800SR. thats almost $800 as seen in this photo: Many mobile phone stores are selling the iPhones ...

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Apple releases Final Cut Express 4

Apple released a new version of their Final Cut Express software, check the press release here. It costs $199 for the normal edition or $99 for the upgrade. For more information check out the Final Cut Express 4 pagefor list of features and ordering information.

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Arabic “Localization” of Mac OS X Tiger released

Quietly, Apple’s “distributor” in the middle east, IMC Middle East, released an Arabic localization of the outdated Mac OS X Tiger. You can download it from their website linked here. At this rate I am expecting the Arabic Localized version of Mac OS X Leopard when 10.6 is released, probably 2009.

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iPhone is “Invention of the Year”

The thing is hard to type on. It’s too slow. It’s too big. It doesn’t have instant messaging. It’s too expensive. (Or, no, wait, it’s too cheap!) It doesn’t support my work e-mail. It’s locked to AT&T. Steve Jobs secretly hates puppies. And—all together now—we’re sick of hearing about it! This article lists the advantages of the iPhone and why ...

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Leopard Launch Event in UAE, nothing for Saudi

According to t-break, the Virgin Megastore will host the Official Leopard Launch Event in the UAE on the 28th of October. No news about any similar event in Saudi Arabia until now.

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iPhone stories (and review) in Saudi Arabia

This is my friend’s “iPhone Story”. Meet Mr. Ahmed Zahlan, he wrote me his Apple Story a few days after he got and -ehm- unlocked his iPhone to work with STC‘s network here in Saudi Arabia. He is also a Windows user but (Apple, are you reading this?) expressed interest in buying an Apple laptop. Feel free to submit your ...

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