Apple September 9th music event

Apple has sent an e-mail invitation to their upcoming music event. The event will be on September 9th 2009 (09/09/09). The event’s title is “It’s only rock and roll, but we like it”. This event will most likely announce the next generation of iPod devices, latest version of iTunes and probably something related to the Beatles (the Beatles Rock Star ...

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Riyadh Mac users Iftar 2009 vote for date

This year we will have a Ramadan Iftar event for Mac users in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It used to be called iEftar but it’s simpler to change the name back to Iftar. We need to decide on a day so here are the options, please reply with your choice. The date will be announced Friday September 4th. Sunday September 6th ...

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Snow Leopard sold by i-weaver for 190SR

According to Mohammad Milyani, Mac OS X Snow Leopard is now available in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia from i-weaver. Single user license is sold for 190SR ($50) and family pack for 279SR ($74). iStyle UAE sold Snow Leopard for AED139.

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Snow Leopard in Saudi Arabia this week

Arab Computers has updated their homepage to announce that Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard will be available in Saudi Arabia this week “only” at authorized retailers. No word about pricing. itechia, an independent Apple reseller will also have Snow Leopard this week. Prices start at 49SR, most likely for customers who bought a Mac after June 8th. Mac OS ...

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Get a Mac ad “Trainer”

Apple released a third new “Get a Mac” ad. This one features guest actor Robert Loggia. The ads are also available on Apple’s site. Trainer

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Snow Leopard launch event in the UAE, nothing for Saudi

Shufflegazine will be covering the midnight launch of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard in the United Arab Emirates. The event will be at iStyle stores in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. I have contacted iStyle in Saudi Arabia (Jeddah branch) and asked them about Snow Leopard, they told me that Snow Leopard will be released in the United States after ...

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Two new Get a Mac ads

Close to the release of Snow Leopard, Apple has released two new “Get a Mac” ads. The first ad “Top of the Line” features Patrick Warburton as a top of the line PC. The second ad “Surprise” shows a woman wanting to buy a computer and Mac is recommending something strange.

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Snow Leopard on August 28th, 49SR in Riyadh

Apple has moved the release date of their next Mac OS X, Snow Leopard, to August 28th 2009 instead of September. Snow Leopard will be available for $29 for intel Mac machines running Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard. Remember if you bought a Mac after June 8th 2009 then you can buy Snow Leopard for only $10 or you can ...

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Important MacBook Pro firmware update

Apple has released an important firmware update for MacBook Pro models with 7200 rpm hard drives. This update fixes an issue with some MacBook Pro machines causing an annoying beeping noise. One you download the update, run the tool located here: /Applications/Utilities/Hard Drive Update.app This process will require a restart, follow the instructions and make sure you have a backup. ...

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iPhoto 8.1 update

Apple has updated iPhoto to version 8.1. This update adds some print options for your photos, a service not available in Saudi Arabia. But if you really do want to do these prints then you can ship them back to Saudi Arabia from the US using mail forwarding services. The update is available from the Apple Software Update utility or ...

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