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iPhone 5 (and iPad 4, iPad mini) Will Support Zain 4G LTE in Saudi Arabia

With the most recent beta for iOS 6.1 Apple has enabled 4G LTE in the iPhone 5 for more carriers including Zain Saudi and UAE’s Du. After installing iOS 6.1 beta 2 Enable LTE will appear in Settings General Cellular if you’re using a SIM card with a supported 4G LTE network (Zain uses 1800Mhz). I managed to test Zain ...

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STC Ends iPhone 5 Registration After Violating Apple Marketing Guidelines

Update: A source confirms that STC was ordered to remove the registration page by Apple. As STC has “violated Apple’s marketing guidelines”. Hours after opening a registration page for the iPhone 5, STC has decided to abruptly end the registration and remove the form from their website. We will keep you up to date whenever the page returns. You can ...

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STC Begins iPhone 5 Registration

The Saudi Telecom Company has started taking “registrations” for the upcoming iPhone 5 release in Saudi Arabia. To register simply fill the form on STC’s website. [Thanks Abdulrhman.] You can find the author of this post on twitter: @khaled. Follow SaudiMac updates on App.net, Twitter and Facebook.

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Hijri Calendar for 1434 A.H. on the iPhone, iPad and Mac

Even though Mac OS X supports Hijri calendar that option is missing from iOS. Work arounds include using a dedicated Hijri calendar app or add daily events to the regular calendar. Badr has once again created iCal files to add the 1434 Hijri Calendar. To install simply follow this link then click view. After that click “Open in Calendar”. Or ...

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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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WhatsApp Update Adds Encryption and More

WhatsApp Messenger, a popular messaging service for smartphones, was update for the iPhone yesterday. WhatsApp 2.8.3 brings encryption and improvements. encryption: your messages are now fully encrypted when traveling over Wi-Fi or mobile network! show push names in group chats for unknown numbers better message forwarding picker (show groups, recents, contacts) spinning indicator changed to gray clock to match other ...

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Sites to cover the Apple WWDC 2012

Today is the day where the Apple announce the new updates of it’s products and OS at the WWDC 2012. the event will start at 10 PST  ( 8 PM Saudi time) . If you are interested in following up with the event the following sites will do the live coverage of the event live. Macrumorslive Engadget Gizmodo Cnet AppAdvice MacObserver ...

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Saudi Telecom Update MySTC to 1.1.1

STC release today the update for it’s app MySTC ver. 1.1.1 the release fix the issue with arabic user names not able to login . Update details from the app page : Universal App now supports iPhone plus all-new iPad design. Retina Display support for new iPad. Added interactive charts to help keep track of your usage. Enhanced Qitaf design. ...

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New Look at FoxConn iPhone assembly line

IFeng Did a tour to FoxConn Zhengzhou palnt with it’s CEO Terry Gou, here is a video of the tour Try to spot iPhone 5 in the video 🙂 Sources 1 2 3

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