Protect your iPhone 3G

Now that you bought a shiny new iPhone 3G from Mobily it’s time to accessorize it. The first thing you should get is a protection sticker/shield. They are usually a transparent layer of film that protects your device from scratches. There are many brands to choose from. Here are some them and their reviews: ZAGG InvisibleShield for iPhone 3G: iLounge ...

Read More »

iPhone OS 3.0 preview

Apple sent invitations to select media about an event the company will hold at its Cupertino headquarters on the 17th of March 2009. The event will focus on iPhone OS software 3.0. Boy Genius Report is claiming that iPhone OS 3.0 will feature MMS and tethering via Bluetooth and USB. We at SaudiMac hope for Arabic support on the iPhone.

Read More »

iTunes 8.1

Apple released iTunes 8.1. iTunes 8.1 is more responsive with large libraries and synchronize with iPhones/iPods faster. It includes more features such as: Supports syncing with iPod shuffle (3rd generation). Allows friends to request songs for iTunes DJ. Adds Genius sidebar for your Movies and TV Shows. Improves performance when downloading iTunes Plus songs. Provides AutoFill for manually managed iPods. ...

Read More »

Apple’s redesigned iPod shuffle hits 4GB, talks to you

On Wednesday Apple introduced the new iPod shuffle. It is available at 4GB and cost $79 (300SR) and very small (45mm x 17mm x 7.8mm). It features a VoiceOver interface that announces the song’s name and spoken menus. It is available in black and silver and available now on the Apple online store. Apple’s press release.

Read More »

Issues with the Saudi iPhone 1: Arabic Support

This is the first of a series of posts highlighting the issues with the Apple iPhone 3G in Saudi Arabia by Mobily. We hope it will help Apple and Mobily to improve the iPhone 3G experience in Saudi Arabia. Update: Apple will preview their next iPhone OS update, version 3.0 in a few days. We hope for Arabic support soon! ...

Read More »

A closer look at the Apple offers in Saudi Arabia

Arab Computers, Apple’s Authorized Distributor in Saudi Arabia is providing special offers on Apple computers and devices. We have taken a closer look on these offers and provided more information on each product and it’s original price in the US Apple Store.

Read More »

Fake MacBook Pro from Arab Computers?

Arab Computers posted some new promotions. What I find interesting was the MacBook Pro 17″ in that offer. The problem with the first image is that the front of this MacBook Pro looks like the old models yet the keyboard appears similar to the new unibody. Unibody MacBook Pro doesn’t have the DVD drive on the front as well. The ...

Read More »

iPhone 3G screen is yellow by design

There are many people complaining that the iPhone 3G’s screen is yellow (Arabic forum post, and another example on how bad Mobily employees are handling the iPhone 3G!). Looking back at July 2008 news when the iPhone 3G was first released we find the following article:

Read More »

Software Updates: AirPort, iLife Support and iPhoto

Apple released an update for iLife and iPhoto. The iLife Support 9.0.1 and iPhoto 8.0.1 are recommended for all users. Apple also released updates for the AirPort Client and Utility. The updates: AirPort Utility 5.4.1 and AirPort Client Update 2009-001. AirPort Client Update 2009-001 addresses issues with roaming and network selection in dual-band environments. The updates are available from Apple ...

Read More »

New iMac a better deal than comparable Dell and HP PCs

Very impressive indeed. From CNN via Mac OS Ken: “Oppenheimer’s Yair Reiner did a spec-by-spec comparisons with comparable Dell and Hewlett-Packard machines. His surprising conclusion, given Apple’s reputation for premium pricing: he found the new iMacs to be a better value than competing Windows-based products. A side-by-side comparison suggests the new iMacs match up favorably against Dell and HP’s All-in-One’s ...

Read More »