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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 started selling the iPad Air as well as the iPad mini in the United Arab Emirates Online Store (Thanks Sharbeen). These models obviously will not offer FaceTime. Estimated delivery for the iPad Air: 5-7 days, the iPad mini Retina Display: 5-10 days. Prices: ...

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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 new iPads, OS X Mavericks and the new Mac Pro. The event will be streamed on Apple TVs and on Apple’s homepage. We will be offering Arabic coverage on our Arabic site. More coverage can be found at any of these websites: ...

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Official Saudi, Bahrain, UAE iPhone 5s and 5c launch date: November 1

Apple has announced that the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c will be available in 35 countries on October 25 and in 16 countries on November 1. The countries are listed in Apple’s press release and it will be available in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and UAE on November 1, not the 4th as we reported yesterday. Image credit: BGR.

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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 5c) has a launch date in Saudi Arabia and it’s the 4th of November according to this tweet by Faisal AlSaber, a VP at STC. The date is also the first day of a new Hijri year (1st of Muharram 1435). STC, Mobily and ...

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Apple Officially Registered Its Trademark in Saudi Arabia

Umm Al-Qura newspaper, a newspaper mainly used to publish trademark registration announcements, posted an announcement by the ministry of commerce and industry regarding the registration of the “APPLE” trademark in Saudi Arabia. [Thanks Bander.] That’s good news and soon we will finally have an official Apple service center and online Apple Store in Saudi Arabia. You can find the author ...

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iPhone 5 to be Launched in the Middle East this Month

Apple has announced that the iPhone 5 will officially launch in a significant number of countries on Friday December 14th. Including the following Middle Eastern countries: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait and Qatar. Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia and others will get it Friday December 21st. As far as we know only Zain Saudi Arabia will support 4G LTE ...

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Apple Changes Saudi and UAE App Store Currencies to Local Currency

Apple has changed the currency for the Saudi Arabia App Store from United States Dollars to Saudi Riyals. A few examples: a $0.99 app now costs SR 3.69 and a $19.99 now costs SR 74.99. The change happened with the UAE App Store and Dirhams. Other Arab countries still has US$ for their app prices. You can find the author ...

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Apple to Stream Today’s “iPad mini” Event

Today Apple will be holding a special event for unveil the rumored “iPad mini”. The event will be held at 8 pm local Saudi time. Apple will stream this event live on the company’s website and on Apple TVs running 5.0.2. You can find the author of this post on twitter: @khaled. Follow SaudiMac updates on App.net, Twitter and Facebook.

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The Apple iPhone 5

Last week Apple announced the “iPhone 5” as well as new iPod models. Pre-orders for the iPhone 5 started today in some countries and is expected to officially launch in Saudi Arabia in December. iPhone 5’s 4G LTE feature apparently will only work with Zain network, not STC nor Mobily.

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Apple Special Event on September 12 (iPhone 5, iOS 6)

Apple has sent invitations for an event on the 12th of September. The event will be held at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. Apple is expected to announce the next iPhone (iPhone 5) during that event. You can find the author of this post on twitter: @khaled. Please follow SaudiMac on Twitter and add SaudiMac ...

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