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iPhone 4 from UK, France is officially unlocked

Apple has already started accepting pre-orders for iPhone 4 in preparations for the release in the US, UK, France, Germany and Japan on the 24th of June 2010. You can buy the iPhone 4 from the Apple Online Store in the UK and France at full price without a 2 year commitment with a carrier. In other words they are ...

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Comparing iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS

Apple has made this table to compare the features of the iPhone 4 with the previous iPhone 3GS. Please note that these prices are with the US carrier AT&T and is tied to a 2-year contract. When Mobily get the iPhone 4 in Saudi Arabia the price will most likely be the same as the previous generation prices. Arabic version ...

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Why you should not buy an iPhone from Jarir and others

The iPhone 3GS has launched in Saudi Arabia last November by Mobily but that did not stop gray market iPhones from being sold in the market and at a higher price from the official iPhone distributor. I have noticed that Jarir Bookstore (honestly, where are the books?) have started selling the iPhone 3GS in Saudi Arabia. The iPhone 3GS 16GB ...

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Mobily iPhone 3GS price list

Here is the price list for the iPhone 3GS (and iPhone 3G 8GB) from Mobily. Remember that they are all unlocked. Please remember that terms & conditions are applied on all bundles. What does it really mean? Not clear. Arabic post here.

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How To: iPhone tethering with STC Jawalnet

Here are steps to make so that you can enable Internet tethering on an iPhone 3G/iPhone 3GS with STC Jawalnet. STEPS: 1- Update your iPhone to OS 3.1.3, by connecting to iTunes and clicking “Check for Updates” 2- (Optional Step) After that get a Mobily SIM card and pop it in then click on “Check for Update” to get the ...

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Mobily iPhone 3G/3GS tethering now available for free

As promised by Mobily’s CIO, iPhone tethering is now available in Saudi Arabia by Mobily. The service is free to activate, usual data rates apply. Make sure to download the latest carrier settings via iTunes: connect the iPhone, click “Check for Update”, you should get a dialog similar to this: To enable tethering go to Settings, General, Network, Internet Tethering, ...

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Mobily CIO: iPhone tethering coming this February

Mobily’s CIO (Chief information officer) Mr. Medhat Amer announced on twitter that Tethering is coming to the iPhone this month (February 2010). Tethering was introduced in iPhone OS 3.0 but iPhone OS 3.1 disabled the tethering trick. The only way to get tethering on the iPhone is either jailbreaking or waiting for an official update from Mobily. We will post ...

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Qatar finally gets the iPhone

Vodafone has released the iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS in Qatar last Friday, December 11th, 2009. Qatar, Egypt and Jordan were the first Arabic speaking countries to announce an iPhone deal back in 2008 however it took Vodafone over a year to finally release the iPhone there. Vodafone started their operation in Qatar on the first of March 2009. Prices ...

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60,000 iPhones sold on the first day in South Korea

KY Telecommunication company has announced that they have sold almost 60,000 iPhones in the first day of the iPhone in South Korea. That number is %15 of the estimated number of smartphones sold in the country in the 3rd quarter of the year. An interesting note is that only %1 of cellphones in Korea are smartphones, even though they have ...

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Mobily’s iPhone 3GS is back in stock (Update: it’s available)

Update: Many people are reporting that the iPhone 3GS is finally being sold by Mobily. Update: Mobily continues to LIE to it’s customers, that’s the only conclusion. I have called them and specifically asked about a branch in Jeddah (Tahliah street), the employee told me they have it after he went away to “check”. I was told via twitter that ...

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