Arab Computers has announced on their website that the Apple iPad 2 will launch officially in Saudi Arabia this Friday May 6. As we previously mentioned, iPad 2 units sold for Saudi Arabia does not have FaceTime. Unfortunately there doesn’t seem to be any plans for a launch event unlike the UAE. The official iPad 2 prices are: iPad WiFi ...Read More »
Photos: Waiting Lines for the iPhone 6 Launch in Saudi Arabia
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Apple UAE Now Selling iPad Air and iPad Mini Retina display
Today Apple started selling the iPad mini 2 (with retina display) on their online stores. Apple also...
STC, Mobily, Zain Prepare for a Midnight Launch of the iPhone 5s/5c
STC, Mobily and Zain all announced that they will start selling the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c in Saudi...
Coverage of Apple’s October 22 Event
Apple will be holding a special event tonight at 8 pm Saudi time. Apple will most likely announce ne...
Official Saudi, Bahrain, UAE iPhone 5s and 5c launch date: November 1
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iPhone 5s/5c Expected to Launch in Saudi Arabia November 1st (updated)
Apple has announced official launch date: Friday November 1st. Looks like the iPhone 5s (and iPhone ...
STC Finally Enables Personal Hotspot on the iPad
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Apple Officially Registered Its Trademark in Saudi Arabia
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Mobily Begins Selling iPhone 5 Online, Announces Prices
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Apple Updates iMac with Thunderbolt, Quad Core and more
Apple today has updated the iMac line of desktop computers. The new computers feature Thunderbolt connectivity (10Gbps), more powerful quad core CPUs, better graphics by AMD and more. “Our customers love the iMac’s aluminum enclosure, gorgeous display and all-in-one design,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. “With next generation quad-core processors, powerful new graphics, Thunderbolt ...Read More »
Arab Computers Announced iPad 2 Prices in Saudi Arabia
Arab Computers has announced on their website the prices of the iPad 2 in Saudi Arabia. Priority for those who pre-ordered the iPad 2 and stock is limited. iPad 2 units sold for Saudi Arabia does not have FaceTime enabled which can be confirmed by comparing Apple’s Saudi website with Apple’s South Africa page for example. iPad 2 prices from ...Read More »
VIVA Launches iPhone 4 in Kuwait with FaceTime
VIVA, a telecommunication company in Kuwait that is affiliated with STC, has finally launched the iPhone 4 in Kuwait. With that VIVA has became Kuwait’s first official iPhone carrier. And according to the company’s website FaceTime does work: So you can Facetime with your loved ones and watch in detail every wink, tear or smile as it happens. There are ...Read More »
iPad 2 in Saudi Arabia Next Week Without FaceTime
Arab Computers, Arab Business Machine‘s distributor, has announced that Apple’s iPad 2 will be available in Saudi Arabia “at the end of next week”, the first week of May. It is very strange that Saudi Arabia was not included in Apple’s press release announcing that announced the iPad 2 in UAE and several other countries. Apple continues to ignore Saudi ...Read More »
iPad 2 in UAE, Turkey, Others this Friday. Where’s Saudi?
Apple has announced that the iPad 2 will be available in Japan tomorrow Thursday 28th of April and in the following 11 countries on Friday April 29: United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Hong Kong, India, Korea, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa and Israel. Saudi Arabia, the biggest IT market in the region, is absent from Apple’s press release. Apple continues ...Read More »
Updates: iPhoto 9.1.2, iMac, MacBook Air, Boot Camp 3.2 and more
Apple released the following updates in the last few days: iPhoto 9.1.2 , iMac Hard Drive Firmware Update 1.0 , Apple FIPS Cryptographic Module v1.0 , MobileMe Control Panel for Windows , Mac OS X v10.6.7 Supplemental Update for 13″ MacBook Air (Late 2010) , Boot Camp 3.2 Update for MacBook Pro (early 2011) and Canon Printer Drivers v2.5 for ...Read More »
TweetBot 1.0.2 Update Improves Performance
My new favorite Twitter app has been updated today. The latest version of TweetBot addresses performance issues and adds a few improvements. Push notifications and landscape modes are coming in a future update. TweetBot 1.0.2 features are: â€¢ Fixed sluggish feeling in app after days of use â€¢ Support for Posterous Uploading â€¢ Support for Readability â€¢ Fixed issues in ...Read More »
Apple Releases iBooks 1.2.2 Update
Apple has updated iBooks ebook reader app for the iPhone and iPad. The update “adds a number of important stability and performance improvements”. These include: â€¢ Addresses issues playing video included with enhanced books from the iBookstore. â€¢ Resolves a problem where some books open with a different font than expected. â€¢ Makes iBooks more responsive when navigating books with ...Read More »
Apple Q2 2011 Results: $5.99 Billion Profit, $24.67 Billion Revenue
Apple has announced the second quarter financial result of the year (Q2 2011) and it’s a second quarter record with the following: â€¢ $5.99 Billion Profit â€¢ $24.67 Billion Revenue â€¢ 4.69 million iPads sold â€¢ 9.02 million iPods sold (down 17% from last year’s quarter). â€¢ 18.65 million iPhones sold (up 113% from last year’s quarter). â€¢ 3.76 million ...Read More »