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Going Ãœber Mobile with the Apple iPad

Any techie dreams of the day where he or she would reach a level of being uber mobile. I got a chance to go on a short business trip to Dubai, so I thought since nothing is critical at this stage, just a little work here and there, I will try taking my iPad along, leave my laptop behind, and ...

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Axiom selling an iPhone from the future!

According to this brochure photographed by @MohdSaud, Axiom is selling the “iPhone 4G S”. Assuming that next year’s model is the iPhone 4G and the one after that is the iPhone 4GS, Axiom is selling an iPhone from 2012! The “iPhone 4GS” features include: “iPhone OS”, 3.15MP camera, 3G and Google Maps. As you noticed in the photo, the iPhone ...

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You Scratched My Mac!

Personally I I have issues with people holding or even touching my Apple gadgets including my iPhone, iPod, iPad, and Mac. The other day I got this email from a Mac user in Dubai, UAE who faced the wall of Apple resellers’ bureaucracy , I can relate to her frustration. What these resellers can’t fathom is that Mac users are ...

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What’s your opinion about Mobily’s first year with the iPhone?

Yesterday was the end of Mobily’s first year as an official iPhone provider in Saudi Arabia. A year ago, while the Arabic edition of SaudiMac was still under construction, we managed to cover the official release of the iPhone 3G here at the the English edition of SaudiMac, making it the first website to offer detailed information about the prices ...

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Axiom’s iPhone 3GS, deceiving the consumer, Mobily and Apple

Axiom Telecom is supposedly one of the largest cell phone distributor in the region. They also claim to be the official iPhone provider in Saudi Arabia according to this article from Arab News. Mobily (the only official iPhone provider in the country) doesn’t list Axiom in their Where to Buy page. Also if you searched for “iPhone” on Axiom’s site ...

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HR’s iStyle Saudi Arabia experience

We got the following from “HR” in the comments of this earlier post. HR writes about his experience buying a unibody MacBook Pro (15.4″, 2.66GHz, 4GB DDR3 for 10,600SR). He was very disappointed, “when I just opened the box and seal the computer looked like it’s been used” he said. He added that the MacBook Pro had some discoloration on ...

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My personal experience with iStyle store in Riyadh

My MacBook Pro’s power adapter is almost dead so I had to buy a new one. Buying it online would cost $80 (300SAR) add to that tax and shipping. Contacted Global Store and they told me it’s 450SAR. And iStyle told me its 444SAR. But when I went to their store to buy it. Which is at the new mall ...

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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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Overview of Macintosh sellers in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Thanks to Mohammad Milyani for posting his overview of Macintosh sellers in Jeddah. I have asked for his permission to translate his overview to English and post it here. The rest of the stores after the jump. Lingo Location: Khaldiah and Roshan Mall on king’s road. Pros: Brand new store that sells Apple products Friendly staff Cons: No Macintosh experience ...

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Got My Mac Pro, Finaly

After waiting for 3 weeks finally i got my new system the mac pro. It’s just what apple described of the powerful Machine for a user and i can see the difference with the 8 core system. I started to move my stuff from my old imac to the new system. the only thing that upset me is the fact ...

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