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25,000 signed up for the iPhone 3G in Saudi Arabia

Despite lack of Arabic the iPhone 3G helped Mobily to increase their subscribers by 25,000. From Saudi Gazette: “In just a few hours of launch the number of walk-in customers and those who applied online reached 25,000,” said Ali S. Al-Dakhee, Mobily’s Youth Segment Manager. This is not the number of actual iPhone 3G units sold though. Mobily has yet ...

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Mobily: Arabic for the iPhone 3G is coming from Apple soon

According to Mobily, Apple is working on releasing localized Arabic language support for the iPhone 3G with the next iPhone software update. Currently the only method to enable Arabic support on the iPhone is to jailbreak then purchase Arabtaller. Unfortunately jailbreaking will void the Mobily warranty. You can reverse the jailbreak if you need to. This article by Dan Moren ...

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Reserve a Mobily iPhone 3G now!

Mobily (Saudi Arabia’s second mobile phone carrier) is now offering the ability to reserve your iPhone 3G so you will be given a priority over others when you want to purchase the device on launch date. According to Mobily “this does not mean that you will be guaranteed a device as it will be subject to availability”. Just fill the ...

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Confirmed: IPhone 3G will be sold in Saudi Arabia and UAE

We have obtained the letter stating that the iPhone 3g will be Sold in Saudi Arabia and UAE. Mobily will be selling the iPhone 3G in Saudi Arabia. Etisalat will be selling it in UAE. Mobily and Etisalat signed an agreement with Apple to bring the iPhone to Saudi Arabia and UAE later this month. The models that will be available are the ...

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IPhone 3G in Saudi Arabia

Based on a trusted source the iPhone 3G will be sold in Saudi Arabia through Mobily. An internal memo sent to the employees states that it will be available mid February. No news about pricing or plans yet.

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Apple reports $1.61 billion profit for Q1 2009

Good news for Apple. They posted record revenue of $10.17 billion and record net quarterly profit of $1.61 billion, or $1.78 per diluted share. For the first time in its history, Apple tallied more than $10 billion revenue, reporting sales of $10.17 billion for the three months ended December 31. That’s up 6 percent from the revenue of $9.6 billion ...

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Steve Jobs Steps Down on Medical Leave Until June

From The Mac Observer: “In a stunning move, Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced late on Wednesday that he was stepping down as CEO on medical leave until the end of June of this year. Apple COO Tim Cook is set to take over day-to-day operations in the interim. Trading in shares of AAPL were immediately halted.” Steve Jobs delivered the ...

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Apple’s Fourth Quarter 2008 Results

Apple had an excellent fourth quarter. They reported a $1.14 billion profit and reached the goal of selling 10 million iPhones. “Apple shipped 2,611,000 Macintosh computers during the quarter, representing 21 percent unit growth and 17 percent revenue growth over the year-ago quarter. The Company sold 11,052,000 iPods during the quarter, representing eight percent unit growth and three percent revenue ...

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The New MacBook

Apple released a new model of the MacBook that includes some features from the MacBook Pro such as “the full metal body, backlit keyboards, glass trackpads and LED screen backlight”. The MacBooks are available for $1299 and $1599. The older design (white MacBook) is now available for $999. The new MacBooks include the NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics processor with 256MB ...

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MacBook Pro gets a new design and more power

Apple updates the MacBook Pro with the new design (more about it tomorrow when I get some coffee). The new MacBook Pros feature 2 videos cards (an integrated one and a GPU). It also features a glass trackpad that acts as a button (no physical button!), just press the track to click. The 17-inch MacBook Pro was only refreshed, as ...

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