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New MacBooks available in Riyadh

I got an SMS from Itechia today announcing the availability of the new Apple MacBook and MacBook Pro in their showroom in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Itechia also announced the opening of their newest branch in Riyadh which is located in Hayat Mall in Mursalat.

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Good Conclusion to 2 Years of Frustration with Apple in Saudi Arabia

This is an update to this story of an Apple user in Saudi Arabia who was frustrated with Apple’s distributors in Saudi Arabia for 2 years. 1. We at SaudiMac tried to contact Arab Computers (Apple’s authorized distributor in Saudi Arabia) as well as GlobalStore (An Apple Premium Reseller in Riyadh) and it’s been a month now and neither of ...

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Apple in Saudi Arabia: 2 years of frustration

Another title would be: Why Apple should end their Apple IMC program and start selling their products directly. A Mac user in Saudi Arabia, Talal Bakry, posted on the Mac Rumors Forum about his unfortunate experience with GlobalStore ( An Apple Authorized Premium Reseller in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia), Arab Computers (Apple Authorized Distributor in Saudi Arabia) and Apple IMC(Apple’s third-party ...

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Google Enterprise Executive Briefing conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

This is probably the first time Google ever had a conference in Saudi Arabia. Although it is concerned with the enterprise I still find it interesting and worth checking out. The conference will be held on June 2nd 2008 in Marriott hotel in Riyadh. For me I am interested in Google Maps, as you can see (click here to view ...

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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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New iMacs spotted in Saudi Arabia

My friend told me that he saw the new iMacs (20-inch 2.4GHz and 20-inch 2.66GHz currently) being sold at iTechia in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He did not tell me about the prices thought but it should be the same as last generation iMacs. Macworld review of the 2008 iMacs. Apple released the new iMacs at the end of April.

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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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Saudi Mac Group – Riyadh

Here is the Pics taken after the iEftar today for Riyadh . iEftar Riyadh 05 iEftar Riyadh 04 iEftar Riyadh 03 iEftar Riyadh 02 iEftar Riyadh 01 AHH i’m missing from those pics.

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iEftar Riyadh

Today we joined the mac Riyadh user group. It was really great. it was held in the Holiday INN. Photo of the event will be posted when i get hold of the lost camera cable 🙂

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Apple Stores watch: “Apple” and “iTechia”

This is a new feature of the site, where I will discover new places to buy Macs, iPods and (maybe after a long time) iPhones! First is this under-construction store simply named “Apple Riyadh” pictured on the right. Its located on tahliah street. You can find it on Google maps. Another store is iTechia. Also on tahliah street. I bought ...

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