Du‘s CEO Osman Sultan told Albayan newspaper today that Du will release the iPhone “soon”. UAE’s Etisalat is currently the exclusive iPhone seller in the Arab Emirates and Apple’s UAE iPhone page is only showing Etisalat at the moment. If Du gets the iPhone then that will open the Saudi Arabia market for either STC or Zain to release the ...Read More »
Photos: Waiting Lines for the iPhone 6 Launch in Saudi Arabia
The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus will be launched midnight tonight (early 27th of September) in Saudi ...
Apple UAE Now Selling iPad Air and iPad Mini Retina display
Today Apple started selling the iPad mini 2 (with retina display) on their online stores. Apple also...
STC, Mobily, Zain Prepare for a Midnight Launch of the iPhone 5s/5c
STC, Mobily and Zain all announced that they will start selling the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c in Saudi...
Coverage of Apple’s October 22 Event
Apple will be holding a special event tonight at 8 pm Saudi time. Apple will most likely announce ne...
Official Saudi, Bahrain, UAE iPhone 5s and 5c launch date: November 1
Apple has announced that the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c will be available in 35 countries on October 25...
iPhone 5s/5c Expected to Launch in Saudi Arabia November 1st (updated)
Apple has announced official launch date: Friday November 1st. Looks like the iPhone 5s (and iPhone ...
STC Finally Enables Personal Hotspot on the iPad
STC has released a carrier update that finally enables the personal hotspot function on the iPad (th...
Apple Officially Registered Its Trademark in Saudi Arabia
Umm Al-Qura newspaper, a newspaper mainly used to publish trademark registration announcements, post...
Saudi iTunes Store Now Selling Movies and Music
Apple has started offering movies and music for sale in the Saudi Arabia iTunes Store. Starting with...
Mobily Begins Selling iPhone 5 Online, Announces Prices
Mobily has started taking orders for the iPhone 5 using Souq.com e-commerce site. They also announce...
iPhone 3.0.1 fixes SMS vulnerability
iPhone 3.0.1 is released to address a vital SMS exploit presented at Black Hat security conference this Thursday. The exploit allows the hacker to take control over the iPhone using SMS messages. This update is extremely important and all iPhone users must update to it as soon as possible.Read More »
iPhone 3G burns car seat
Pieter from Leiden, The Netherlands has left his iPhone 3G in his car and found smoke in his car. The smoke caused by a burning passenger seat started by the iPhone 3G (with a Belkin case). Pieter has contact Apple and T-Mobile in the Netherlands and both refused to take responsibility. iPhone owners in Saudi Arabia should be extra careful ...Read More »
Issues with the Saudi iPhone 2: Mobily support
“Issues with the Saudi iPhone” series returns. Last time we talked about the lack of Arabic in the Apple iPhone and now we finally have Arabic support on iPhone 3.0 software. Let’s talk about another major issue with the iPhone 3G in Saudi Arabia: Mobily. Some can say that UAE’s Etisalat have similar issues. The locked iPhone 3G Mobily employees ...Read More »
Pro software Final Cut Studio and Logic Studio updated
Apple has updated Final Cut Studio to version 3. The full version will cost $999 ($300 less than the previous version) and the upgrade version will be for $299. Final Cut Studio is Apple’s professional audio and video production suite. Final Cut Studio has over 100 new features. The suite includes: Final Cut Pro 7. Motion 4. Soundtrack Pro 3. ...Read More »
Apple reports $1.23 billion profit for Q3 2009
After a great second quarter, Apple reported $1.23 billion profit and revenue of $8.34 billion. Breaking the previous record of best non-holiday quarter in history. As for unit sales, Apple has sold 2.6 million Macs, 5.2 million iPhones and 10.2 million iPods. Steve Jobs was quoted to say “We’re making our most innovative products ever and our customers are responding, ...Read More »
MS Office 2008 for Mac SP2, still no Arabic
Microsoft has released service pack 2 for it’s Mac Office suite unfortunately Arabic support is no where to be found. The update includes many fixes and you should run the Microsoft Office update to install it. Read more about the update here. Despite Microsoft’s “advancements” in supporting Arabic on Windows/Office for Windows as they claim on their site. Office 2008 ...Read More »
Faces wins Best User Interface award
The first annual App Awards has ended and the results are in! Faces, a visual dialer, by Bandar has won in the Best User Interface category. Congratulations Bandar! Other winners: Rolando 2: app of the year (paid), Facebook: app of the year (free), Facebook: most useful, Shazam: most awe inspiring and many more on the App Award website. Face is ...Read More »
Skype 2.8 with screensharing
Skype 2.8 was released today. The new version includes many features such as screen sharing even with PCs running Windows. Download the update here. Via TUAW.Read More »
How to: Call forwarding on the iPhone
One of the limitation of the iPhone software is the lack of real call forwarding controls. The iPhone only has one call forwarding option: “forward all calls” and you cannot set call forwarding if busy or if not answered. Call forwarding commands are standard so you can perform these codes easily. Just dial the following numbers to enable call forwarding: ...Read More »