STC Officially Listed on Apple’s Website

Apple has finally added STC as an official iPhone provider in addition to Mobily on Apple’s Where to Buy page on the official Apple Saudi Arabia website. However the Locating iPhone wireless carriers was not updated to include STC until now. STC has started selling the iPhone 4 officially in Saudi Arabia last Sunday. You can find the author of ...

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Saudi Telecom Company Relaunches iPhone App

Two days after the release of the iPhone 4 by STC, the company re-released their iPhone App for managing STC services. STC App was first launched in July only to get pulled off the App Store a few hours later. STC App offer many features including recommending which package to sign up with based on your usage: From the STC ...

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Apple Launches Subscription Service on the App Store

Apple has launched a digital subscription service for publishers to collect recurring payments on magazines, newspapers, music and video services. Subscriptions was first introduced with The Daily newspaper app. “All we require is that, if a publisher is making a subscription offer outside of the app, the same (or better) offer be made inside the app, so that customers can ...

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iPhone 4 to be Sold Officially from STC this Sunday

After 7 months of our confirmation and as we said yesterday, here is STC’s official announcement and pricing details for the iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS 8GB. STC will begin selling the iPhone in Saudi Arabia Sunday February 13th, 2011. [Via mdawood.] STC also sent an Arabic SMS to everyone who “registered” for the iPhone 4 saying that it’s available ...

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Best of SaudiMac for January 2011

Continuing our monthly feature Here are the top posts on SaudiMac for the month of January 2011. • Apple iPad in Saudi Arabia Officially. • Official iPad Release in Saudi Arabia and UAE. • iPad is Iconic ad by Apple . • STC and Mobily Block HeyWire Free SMS Service. • Apple Reports Record $6 Billion Profit and $26.7 Billion ...

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STC to Finally Release iPhone 4 on February 13

I received multiple confirmations that Saudi Telecom Company will finally start selling the Apple iPhone 4 this Sunday 13th of February 2011. It will be available with a selection of 3 billed bundles, the prepaid bundle will be available at a later date. FaceTime will not be available on these iPhones as far as we know. The bundles available are: ...

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Apple Releases iBooks 1.2.1 Update

Apple has updated their eBook reader for iOS devices. iBooks 1.2.1 bring many features such as support for illustrated books and organizing books in collections. iBooks 1.2.1 features are: Includes a number of important stability and performance improvements. Experience fully illustrated books, from children’s picture books to beautifully designed art books, available for download in the iBookstore. Organize your books ...

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Flash 10.2 Finally Renders Arabic Correctly on Macs

Adobe has released the final version of Flash 10.2. One of the features of Flash 10.2 beta that we talked about is that Adobe has finally fixed Arabic language support on many flash websites. Here’s a screenshot of Youtube with Flash 10.2: Flash 10.2 include other features such as Stage Video which uses the GPU to render videos and many ...

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Sparrow Gmail Client in the Mac App Store

Sparrow Gmail (and IMAP email with the next update) client is now available in the Mac App Store. Sparrow is sold for a reduced introductory price of $9.99. The app’s features are: Threads: Quickly flick through threaded conversations on your mac like never before. Labels: Create and edit Labels straight from within Sparrow. easily keep a clean and tidy inbox. ...

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Google Translate App for iPhone Released, Speaks Arabic

Google has released a Google Translate app for the iPhone and iPod touch. The app supports voice input in 15 languages and translates between over 50 languages. Google Translate’s features are: Translate text between 57 languages Translate by voice by speaking the text instead of typing it (15 languages) Listen to your translations spoken aloud (23 languages including Arabic) Display ...

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