Cheapest MacBook Air in Saudi Arabia

It just came to my attention that Jarir Bookstore (not just a bookstore, that’s their slogan… no kidding). Is offering a promotion on MacBook Air. A promotion ending on the 6th of May 2008, a base spec MacBook Air for only 7690SAR which is a good price considering that the cost of a US MacBook Air (without shipping is approximately ...

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Gitex Riyadh 2008 don’t worry you didn’t hear about it here

Gitex was over last week. We did not talk about for the simple fact that there was no Apple presence there. Except a small software reseller using 1 2006 iMac for display in one corner. I present you with my own personal review at my site. My rating of the show? 2/5. Considering it was a bit bitter, I mean ...

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Apple record $1.05 billion in profit for Q2 2008

Apple announced the financial results for its fiscal 2008 second quarter ended March 29, 2008. A quick overview: * $1.05 billion in profit, up from $770 million. * Just under 2.3 million Macs sold — representing 51 percent unit growth and 54 percent revenue growth. * 10.6 million iPods sold, up 1 percent (but 6 percent revenue-wise). * 1.7 million ...

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A new bundle from MacUpdate

MacUpdate is offering a new bundle for the month of April for $64.99. Which mainly includes Parallels Desktop 3.0 (a $79.99 value application) which will be “unlocked” hopefully soon. Also in the bundle: •Hazel, a folder organizer. •Art Text, logo, icon and button maker. •MenuCalendarClock, iCal access from the menu. •Leap, SpotLight interface. •StoryMill, novel writing software. •Typinator, types repeating ...

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Apple Updater 2.1 for Windows fixes Safari’s fiasco

Apple updated the Apple Updater for Windows to version 2.1 and one of the most noticeable changes is the separation of “Software Updates” and “New Software” as you can see in the screenshot. This is a welcome change and hopefully people will read it before they click Install.

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Interview with Steve Jobs

We finally got an interview with Steve Jobs regarding Apple in Saudi Arabia, enjoy.

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Macbook and Macbook Pro clearance sales

To make room for the newer Macbook and Macbook Pro models, a clearance sale in all the Mac stores in Saudi Arabia on all Macbook and Macbook Pros, which is not bad considering the small performance difference between them and the newer models. Those offers are: Macbook Pro 15″ 2.2GHz, 2GB, 120GB: 6999SR from 7649SR Macbook Pro 15″ 2.4GHz, 2GB, ...

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Now Available: Safari 3.1

Apple today introduced the world’s fastest web browser for Mac and Windows PCs — Safari 3.1. In addition to loading web pages 1.9 times faster than Internet Explorer 7 and 1.7 times faster than FireFox 2, Safari 3.1 runs JavaScript up to six times faster than other browsers. Available for free download for Mac OS X and Windows, Safari 3.1 ...

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Hungarians hungry for Apple

Apple fans in Hungary are hoping to convince Apple to open its own local offices and stores in Hungary with an open letter to Apple. Some of the main issues are iTunes store, Localization, Availability and Apple Hungary’s website. This is another inspiring site, we Saudi Apple users should be able to start something similar. Via MacObserver.

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iPhone SDK

Well the press confrence for the road to IPhone SDK ended and the main points of the event is : Apple Reveals iPhone SDK iPhone Getting Multitouch Games Including Spore and Super Monkey Ball AIM Client for iPhone, At Long Last Apple to Allow VoIP Over WiFi Push E-mail and Calendars, Activesync and Exchange Support Coming to iPhone iPhone SDK ...

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