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Mobily Announces 4G LTE Service in Saudi Arabia (STC and Zain too)

Mobily has announced the launch of “4G LTE” service in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The “first phase” will be in the following cities: Najran, Jazan, Al Kharj, Ras tanoura, Algurayat and Aldudamy. Riyadh will not get it until the third phase after a month. With that Mobily has became the first carrier to offer 4G LTE in the Middle ...

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Google+ App Updated, Available Everywhere Except Saudi Store

Google has updated their Google+ app for the iPhone to version 1.0.3.2124. The update includes: Support for reshare Bug fixes and performance improvements Resharing is easy. Simply tap on a post (like you would to +1 it). At the bottom near the comment box, you’ll see a small arrow. Click it and you’ll see the option to “Share this post”. ...

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MacBook Air (2011 model) Prices in the Middle East

The new MacBook Air notebooks with ThunderBolt are available in the United Arab Emirates since August 11th. Unfortunately they are not available in Saudi Arabia from Arab Computers until the 27th of the month. The 2011 MacBook Air models’ features include faster processors, ThunderBolt port and a backlit keyboard. Base models ship with an Intel Core i5 processor but you ...

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iPhones Banned in Saudi Arabia’s Security Establishments

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17+ Restricted Apps Started to Appear in Saudi and UAE App Stores

Good news everyone, you no longer need to use questionable methods (such as installous) to download 17+ apps in Saudi Arabia because some of the 17+ apps has started to appear in the Saudi App Store. At least Opera mini is available right now. Other apps such as Atomic Web, iCab Mobile and Opera for Mac are still missing. A ...

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Limited Offer: Save up to 900 SR on a MacBook Pro

Arab Computers, ABM’s distributor in Saudi Arabia, has announced a limited-time discount on MacBook Pro (2011 models with ThunderBolt). The offer is valid for 2 days only (Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23 June). The new prices are: • MacBook Pro 13-inch with Core i5 from 4,999 SR to 4,499 SR. (no such thing as core i3 macbook pro). • MacBook ...

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Tadawul Saudi Stock Exchange iPhone App

The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) has released their iPhone app in the App Store. Screenshots of Tadawul app: The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) would like to announce the release of the official application for the (iPhone/ iPad) devices. The application displays the Information of the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) including the Equity, Sukuk & Bonds, and ETFs markets. The application ...

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Opera mini now supports Arabic, iPad – Banned in Saudi and UAE

Opera mini web browser for the iPhone was updated to be a Universal App with iPad support. Opera mini 6.0 also adds Arabic language support as well as Retina display support and general performance improvements. The app is available in most App Stores except two. Since Opera mini is rated 17+ “You must be at least 17 years old to ...

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Unnecessary Restrictions Imposed on Free Android Apps

Last week Google added “Paid Android Market” access to 99 countries excluding major tech markets in the Middle East such as Saudi Arabia, UAE and Egypt. These countries were left with the “free global Android Market” which includes most free Android apps (but no first party Google apps such as Gmail, Google Maps). Staring today many popular free Android apps ...

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Android Market in 131 Countries Except Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt

Google recently added support for paid Android apps (and first party app access) to 99 countries bringing the total of countries supporting the full Android Market to 131, beating Apple’s 90 countries in global reach. Middle Eastern countries such as Oman, Bahrain, Morocco and more still has no Apple App Store. Unlike Apple’s App Store the Android Market limits visitors ...

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