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Minor iPad 1 Price Drop in Saudi Arabia

Arab Computers has finally reduced the prices of the Apple iPad 1 in Saudi Arabia after less than a week of the prices dropping in UAE. This discount is to prepare for the imminent iPad 2 launch in the region. The prices were dropped by only 300 Saudi Riyals. Contrast with UAE’s 500-600 AED and Apple’s $100 or 100GBP drop. ...

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Apple Starts Selling iPad 2 Online

Apple has started selling the iPad 2 at the company’s online store. iPad 2 will be available in 2 colors (black and white), with 3 capacities (16GB, 32GB and 64GB) and Wi-Fi only or Wi-Fi + 3G models (3G models have 2 variations: a GSM model that works world wide and unlocked and a CDMA version limited to Verizon’s network ...

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It’s Almost Over: Mobinil Egypt, Orange Jordan, Vodafone Qatar Enable FaceTime on iPhone 4

Egypt’s Mobinil, Jordan’s Orange and Vodafone Qatar all followed Vodafone Egypt’s lead and enabled FaceTime on their iPhone 4 units via Carrier Update. Here is a screen shot of the Carrier Settings files for these carriers taken by Mohammed Lubbad: As you can see, all these files have the AllowsVoIP key and it’s on, enabling FaceTime on iPhone 4 units ...

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iPad 2 Orders Start at Noon Saudi Time on March 11

Apple will begin selling the second generation iPad in the United States via the online store at 1 am PT (12 noon local Saudi time) on Friday March 11th. iPad 2 will be available in 2 colors (black and white), with 3 capacities (16GB, 32GB and 64GB) and Wi-Fi only or Wi-Fi + 3G models (3G models have 2 variations: ...

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Confirmed by Apple: No Apple Store in UAE

Update: Apple has contacted Stuff and they posted a clarification post. Stuff Middle East has posted a report claiming there is an “Official Apple Store to open in UAE”. Upon reading the report it turns out that it is just a Virgin Megastore section specializing in Apple products. We reached out to Apple PR and inquired about this report. Apple ...

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iPad 1 Prices Reduced in UAE

iStyle, a premium Apple reseller in the UAE, has reduced the prices of the iPad 1 in anticipation of the iPad 2 release. These discounts are similar what Apple did when the company reduced the price of the iPad 1 by $100. The prices were reduced by $136-$163 depending on which iPad model. The new prices for the first general ...

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Vodafone Egypt Restores FaceTime on iPhone 4

Vodafone Egypt has restored FaceTime services for iPhone 4 sold by the company (model numbers MC605AB and MC603AB). FaceTime was reactivated by a Carrier Update (version 10.1 for Vodafone Egypt). This change was first reported by iPhoneIslam then I saw twitter messages by @houssini and @SadekHM. It was then confirmed by Vodafone Egypt’s official twitter account: Mohammed Lubbad checked the ...

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iPad 2 on Apple Saudi Arabia and UAE Websites

Apple has updated it’s Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates websites to include information about the iPad 2 that Apple announced last Wednesday. Although FaceTime is mentioned on the main image Apple has removed the FaceTime feature section. The section pictured here was taken from Apple South Africa website. We also noticed a notify-me form on the South African page, ...

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Apple iPad 2

Apple has announced the iPad 2 today. The second generation of the Apple tablet. iPad 2 is %33 thinner than the iPad 1 and %15 lighter. Available in black and white. Same prices as the iPad 1. A5 dual core processor. iPad will be available March 11th 2011, more information is available on Apple’s website. Here is Apple’s press release: ...

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FaceTime for Mac Available in Mac App Store

Apple released the FaceTime app for Mac and it’s available in the Mac App Store. FaceTime requires that you log with your current Apple ID (App Store account). You can call any iPhone 4 using the person’s phone number and call any Mac or iPod touch 4 using the person’s email address. FaceTime for Mac supports high definition video on ...

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