Saudi Arabia iPhone 3G on Apple.com

Apple finally added the Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates iPhone 3G pages. The Saudi page mentions Mobily as the only authorized seller in Saudi Arabia. We are approaching the release of the iPhone 3G in Saudi Arabia by the end of this month. We will keep you updated. Thanks Shufflegazine for the heads up.

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February 2009 iPod prices in Saudi Arabia

Abdullah at WiiPod (an Arabic site about Wii and iPods) has done a comparison of iPod prices between Saudi Arabia (using Jarir Book Store) and Amazon.com. All the iPods that he compared are the latest generation except the iPod Classic 120GB (the last generation 160GB/80GB iPod Classic are listed). I have provided an additional view on the price difference percentage ...

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Apple training center in Saudi Arabia

iPro is a new Mac training center in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. iPro press release: iPro announcing start accepting registration for courses.  You can call for inquiring or reservation daily from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM and from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM. iPro is a Mac training center for technical consultant and solutions for companies whom want to switch to Mac ...

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Security Update 2009-001 and Java for Mac OS X 10.5

Apple released Security Update 2009-001 which addresses a Safari RSS vulnerability and other fixes. Apple also released an update for Java for OSX 10.5.6 and the Java Web Start and Java Applet components. It is available from the Apple Software Updater.

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Reserve a Mobily iPhone 3G now!

Mobily (Saudi Arabia’s second mobile phone carrier) is now offering the ability to reserve your iPhone 3G so you will be given a priority over others when you want to purchase the device on launch date. According to Mobily “this does not mean that you will be guaranteed a device as it will be subject to availability”. Just fill the ...

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Mobily’s homepage adds minor iPhone info

Like Etisalat, Mobily added minor information about the upcoming iPhone 3G release to their homepage. Nothing about a specific date or pricing plans. The text reads, on the Arabic and English home-pages: “Saudi Arabia’s Etihad Etisalat Company – Mobily – announces signing an agreement with Apple to bring the iPhone 3G to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia later this month. ...

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Mobily update for current iPhones

If you already own an iPhone and using a Mobily SIM card then you will be able to install “carrier settings” through iTunes. It adds the following: Visual voice mail opens Mobily’s regular voice mail Access Point Name (APN) for data connections Mobily Services menu Via Milyani blog (Arabic).

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Okaz newspaper ad for iPhone 3G in Saudi Arabia, UAE

In today’s Okaz newspaper, an ad for the upcoming iPhone 3G release in Saudi Arabia and UAE by Mobily/Etisalat. Update: added a new photo that I have taken and uploaded to flickr. Image from Milyani.

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Confirmed: IPhone 3G will be sold in Saudi Arabia and UAE

We have obtained the letter stating that the iPhone 3g will be Sold in Saudi Arabia and UAE. Mobily will be selling the iPhone 3G in Saudi Arabia. Etisalat will be selling it in UAE. Mobily and Etisalat signed an agreement with Apple to bring the iPhone to Saudi Arabia and UAE later this month. The models that will be available are the ...

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IPhone 3G in Saudi Arabia

Based on a trusted source the iPhone 3G will be sold in Saudi Arabia through Mobily. An internal memo sent to the employees states that it will be available mid February. No news about pricing or plans yet.

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