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Mobily App Developers Conference

Mobily will hold a smartphone app developers conference tomorrow Monday 16th in Riyadh The event will be held at halls D and E in Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration is on location. You can follow the event on Twitter using the tag: #mobilydevday Here is the developer conference agenda: 08:00 – 09:00 Registration 09:00 ...

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Banque Saudi Fransi and Al Rajhi Bank iPhone Apps

Banque Saudi Fransi has released their iPhone app, FransiMobile, last week. And similar to Samba’s app it provides a number of services for the bank’s customers such as: • Account Balance & Statement • Mini-Statement for your last ten FransiMobile transactions • Transfer funds between your accounts • Transfer funds to accounts within Al-Fransi • Transfer funds to local banks ...

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Mobily to Launch White iPhone 4 Soon

Just like STC, Mobily has announced on their facebook page that the white iPhone 4 made with unicorn tears will be available in the Saudi market soon. Did you really wait for the white iPhone 4? Why? You can find the author of this post on twitter: @khaled. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. Please follow SaudiMac ...

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Sales of iPad 2 in Saudi Arabia Starts Today

iPad 2 sales has already started in Saudi Arabia. This first was apparently yesterday before the official date by i.zone in Jeddah sold to Ahmad. Notice the model number ending with AE (Arab Emirates), which indicates the lack of FaceTime of course. If you bought an iPad 2 today then please share the experience and photos on twitter using: #ipad2saudi ...

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STC to Release White iPhone 4 this Month

Saudi Telecom Company has announced on their website that they will start selling the Unicorn white iPhone 4 in Saudi Arabia during this month. “Now available” then “May” makes no sense though. You can find the author of this post on twitter: @khaled. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. Please follow SaudiMac on Twitter and add SaudiMac ...

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iPad 2 to Launch in Saudi Arabia on May 6

Arab Computers has announced on their website that the Apple iPad 2 will launch officially in Saudi Arabia this Friday May 6. As we previously mentioned, iPad 2 units sold for Saudi Arabia does not have FaceTime. Unfortunately there doesn’t seem to be any plans for a launch event unlike the UAE. The official iPad 2 prices are: iPad WiFi ...

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Arab Computers Announced iPad 2 Prices in Saudi Arabia

Arab Computers has announced on their website the prices of the iPad 2 in Saudi Arabia. Priority for those who pre-ordered the iPad 2 and stock is limited. iPad 2 units sold for Saudi Arabia does not have FaceTime enabled which can be confirmed by comparing Apple’s Saudi website with Apple’s South Africa page for example. iPad 2 prices from ...

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iPad 2 in Saudi Arabia Next Week Without FaceTime

Arab Computers, Arab Business Machine‘s distributor, has announced that Apple’s iPad 2 will be available in Saudi Arabia “at the end of next week”, the first week of May. It is very strange that Saudi Arabia was not included in Apple’s press release announcing that announced the iPad 2 in UAE and several other countries. Apple continues to ignore Saudi ...

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iPad 2 in UAE, Turkey, Others this Friday. Where’s Saudi?

Apple has announced that the iPad 2 will be available in Japan tomorrow Thursday 28th of April and in the following 11 countries on Friday April 29: United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Hong Kong, India, Korea, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa and Israel. Saudi Arabia, the biggest IT market in the region, is absent from Apple’s press release. Apple continues ...

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17+ Apps Removed from Saudi and UAE App Stores [censorship]

I noticed recently that updates for some useful apps such as Atomic, iCab Mobile and Skyfire web browsers were not available for download. They only appear if I logged to the US iTunes App Store but when I switch to the Saudi store the apps disappear. Looking closer I noticed that these apps had the following rating: You must be ...

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