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Italy will have two iPhone carriers

Following Vodafone’s announcements regarding iPhone deals with includes Italy. Italian carrier Telecom Italia (TIM) announced that they will release the iPhone later this year. This is the first country to have multiple carriers for the iPhone. Via MacNN.

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Egypt first Middle Eastern country to get the iPhone

Vodafone announced that they signed an agreement with Apple to sell the iPhone starting in ten of it’s markets. Which includes Egypt, Australia, the Czech Republic, Greece, Italy, India, Portugal, New Zealand, South Africa and Turkey. This is in fact the first official announcement of an iPhone release in the Middle East. With rumors of Chinese hand recognition do we ...

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Cheapest MacBook Air in Saudi Arabia

It just came to my attention that Jarir Bookstore (not just a bookstore, that’s their slogan… no kidding). Is offering a promotion on MacBook Air. A promotion ending on the 6th of May 2008, a base spec MacBook Air for only 7690SAR which is a good price considering that the cost of a US MacBook Air (without shipping is approximately ...

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Apple record $1.05 billion in profit for Q2 2008

Apple announced the financial results for its fiscal 2008 second quarter ended March 29, 2008. A quick overview: * $1.05 billion in profit, up from $770 million. * Just under 2.3 million Macs sold — representing 51 percent unit growth and 54 percent revenue growth. * 10.6 million iPods sold, up 1 percent (but 6 percent revenue-wise). * 1.7 million ...

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Interview with Steve Jobs

We finally got an interview with Steve Jobs regarding Apple in Saudi Arabia, enjoy.

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Macbook and Macbook Pro clearance sales

To make room for the newer Macbook and Macbook Pro models, a clearance sale in all the Mac stores in Saudi Arabia on all Macbook and Macbook Pros, which is not bad considering the small performance difference between them and the newer models. Those offers are: Macbook Pro 15″ 2.2GHz, 2GB, 120GB: 6999SR from 7649SR Macbook Pro 15″ 2.4GHz, 2GB, ...

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Hungarians hungry for Apple

Apple fans in Hungary are hoping to convince Apple to open its own local offices and stores in Hungary with an open letter to Apple. Some of the main issues are iTunes store, Localization, Availability and Apple Hungary’s website. This is another inspiring site, we Saudi Apple users should be able to start something similar. Via MacObserver.

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iPhone SDK

Well the press confrence for the road to IPhone SDK ended and the main points of the event is : Apple Reveals iPhone SDK iPhone Getting Multitouch Games Including Spore and Super Monkey Ball AIM Client for iPhone, At Long Last Apple to Allow VoIP Over WiFi Push E-mail and Calendars, Activesync and Exchange Support Coming to iPhone iPhone SDK ...

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Apple increases the capacity of the iPod Touch and the iPhone

Apple increased the capacity of the iPod Touch and the iPhone. Increasing the iPod Touch capacity to 32GB available for $499. The iPhone was increased to 16GB and is available for $499.

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iPod prices in Saudi Arabia compared to Apple’s original prices

WiiPod, the Arabic site for Nintendo Wii and Apple iPod news, released a comparison chart comparing prices of Apple iPods in Saudi Arabia and their original prices in the United States. It is worth checking out and I hope to see more similar charts comparing other products we all like ;). Update: The iPod Touch prices are a temporary reduced ...

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