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Free 16GB iPod nano with select MBP/MBA models

Arab Computers are offering a new promotion. Whenever you buy a MacBook Pro 17″ (2.5GHz, $GB, 320GB, SuperDrive) 11,500SR or a MacBook Air (1.86GHz, 2GB, 128GB) 10,900SR you will get a free iPod nano. You can find more information about the hardware used in this promotion from this post.

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Mobily ruins the iPhone 3G’s first month?

I am subscribed to the iPhone 3G 8GB Postpaid 99 bundle. I paid 2,255SR for the iPhone 3G and 99SR for the first month, even though it’s a postpaid plan I PREPAID. That’s the first oddity. Now I got a bill for 146SR which includes what’s called “package rental monthly fee” of 123.75SR and 31.88MB internet usage for 65.4SR?! Haven’t ...

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To be a Saudi iPhone Developer You Will Need a Fax Machine

To be an iPhone developer in a country without an Apple Online Store then you will need a fax machine.

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Issues with the Saudi iPhone 1: Arabic Support

This is the first of a series of posts highlighting the issues with the Apple iPhone 3G in Saudi Arabia by Mobily. We hope it will help Apple and Mobily to improve the iPhone 3G experience in Saudi Arabia. Update: Apple will preview their next iPhone OS update, version 3.0 in a few days. We hope for Arabic support soon! ...

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A closer look at the Apple offers in Saudi Arabia

Arab Computers, Apple’s Authorized Distributor in Saudi Arabia is providing special offers on Apple computers and devices. We have taken a closer look on these offers and provided more information on each product and it’s original price in the US Apple Store.

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Fake MacBook Pro from Arab Computers?

Arab Computers posted some new promotions. What I find interesting was the MacBook Pro 17″ in that offer. The problem with the first image is that the front of this MacBook Pro looks like the old models yet the keyboard appears similar to the new unibody. Unibody MacBook Pro doesn’t have the DVD drive on the front as well. The ...

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iPhone 3G screen is yellow by design

There are many people complaining that the iPhone 3G’s screen is yellow (Arabic forum post, and another example on how bad Mobily employees are handling the iPhone 3G!). Looking back at July 2008 news when the iPhone 3G was first released we find the following article:

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iPhone 3G with Mobily: Only for VIP?

We reported earlier about new Mobily iPhone 3G bundles, the new bundles had an asterisk on each one with “* Conditions and terms apply” in the footer. What Mobily did not reveal was what those terms and conditions are. You had to go to a Mobily store and ask them. But apparently most customers can only get the original 99SR ...

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Safari 4 Guides in Arabic

Yousef Raffah posted a handful of Safari 4 beta guides. Apple released the latest beta of their browser application and you can download it from Apple’s website. Hidden Safari 4 settings. Fixing GrowlMail with Safari 4. Fixing Hotmail with Safari 4. My personal solution is to not use hotmail! Switching tabs in Safari 4. Adding zoom in Safari 4. 1Password ...

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Official from Apple: iPhone 3GS & 3G in Saudi Arabia is unlocked

Update: The iPhone 3GS from Mobily is unlocked too. You can use STC’s SIM cards. I have been receiving e-mails stating that Mobily employees are claiming that the iPhone 3G is locked to the Mobily SIM cards. Other employees claim that the next iPhone 3G shipments will be SIM locked. We and others tested the iPhone 3G and we confirmed ...

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