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FaceTime is not available on Middle Eastern carriers

Yesterday Apple updated their Locating iPhone wireless carriers support page to include a small note regarding FaceTime for Middle Eastern countries. Note number 4 says that FaceTime is not available on this carrier. The countries listed without FaceTime are: Saudi Arabia (mobily) – affected model numbers are MC603AE and MC605AE United Arab Emirates (Du and Etisalat) – affected model numbers ...

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Discounts on 50 popular iPhone and iPad games

Apple added a new section to the App Store titled “Big Games, Great Prices” which features 50 popular iPhone, iPad and iPod touch games. These games are priced at $2.99 or less for a limited time. Unfortunately some of these games are not available in the Saudi Arabia App Store, only 26 games of the 50 are available. But you ...

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iPad available at the Amazon store

Now it is possible to purchase an Apple iPad directly from the Amazon online store as well as Target stores. Of course there is a difference between buying directly from Amazon (look for Prime) at the original price and between buying from a third-party at higher prices. Currently Amazon online store is only selling the following iPad models: iPad Wi-Fi ...

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Legal Action against Mobily to Enable iPhone 4 FaceTime

Nayef Almansi, a Saudi lawyer, has started an online campaign to demand that Mobily activate the FaceTime service in Saudi Arabia. Mr. Almansi is asking Mobily iPhone 4 owners to participate. It should be noted that FaceTime has been disabled in iPhone 4 units running iOS 4.1 with the following model numbers: MC605AE and MC603AE (same model number in UAE ...

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Yamli, the Arabic keyboard for the iPhone and iPad

Yamli has released their iOS keyboard app, the app allows users to type Arabic without an Arabic keyboard. It is based on a real-time transliteration engine which converts words typed with Latin characters to their closest Arabic equivalent (from Yamli’s website). Yamli app is very easy to use, just start typing latin characters and the app will start converting the ...

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Mobily App 1.0.3 for iPhone

Mobily has updated their services iPhone app “Mobily app“.

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MacFriendly bundle of Mac applications for $40

Here’s another chance to save a lot of money buying original Mac. Save up to 85% of the original price by buying this bundle which includes one of the best word processing apps that support Arabic on the Mac, Nisus Writer Express, a good alternative to Microsoft Office for Mac’s Word. This bundle includes 12 Mac applications, cost $39.99 and ...

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Reach Mobily customer rep quickly

Here’s a shortcut to quickly reach a human customer rep at Mobily. Just add the following number to your address book: 1100 ,1,1,*,2,0

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Remotely print on your Mac using Dropbox

Here’s how to use Dropbox with Automator Folder Actions to print documents remotely by simply uploading a file from a remote computer or mobile device. Anything you drop in the “todo” folder (Ed. note: Which you can do from any phone or computer with Dropbox installed and connected to your home computer) will now automatically open its respective app, print ...

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How Long Would Your iPhone or iPad Last?

Ever wondered how long would an iPhone 4 or iPad battery would last you? Update: I have added battery specs of the new iPod touch at the bottom. Here is one of many apps that can help you determine how many hours your iOS device can run. Activity Monitor Touch (+ App for $1.99) iPhone 4 Battery Life @100% Charge: ...

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