Apple has updated GarageBand 11 music and audio editing software. GarageBand 11 is part of iLife 11 and can be purchased from the Mac App Store. GarageBand 6.0.2 update improves overall stability and addresses a number of minor issues including adding support for opening projects imported from GarageBand for iPad. If you bought the app from the Mac App Store ...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...
Boxcar Brings Notifications to the Mac
Boxcar, one of the best push notification services for iOS, is now available for the Mac. Boxcar delivers notifications from a number of services such as Twitter, Facebook and more. Boxcar for Mac is available in beta and it delivers your notifications to the main menu of your Mac. Boxcar is a free service and the iOS app is free ...Read More »
New Apple iPad 2 Ad: We Believe
Apple released a new TV advertisement for the iPad 2. The ad is titled “We Believe”. Here is the advertisement: 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 on Facebook. Remember to visit We Want Apple Saudi Arabia petition and ...Read More »
Saudi Arabia Tops Middle East iPad 2 Sales on eBay
eBay released a chart of iPad 2 auctions in the first 2 weeks of the availability of the device. Almost 12,000 iPad 2 units were sold in these 2 weeks. The chart shows how many units were shipped to each country, the following Middle East countries appeared on the list: â€¢ Saudi Arabia 165 units â€¢ United Arab Emirates 147 ...Read More »
Apple Releases Mac OS X Lion Developer Preview 2
Apple has released the second developer preview of the upcoming Mac OS, Lion. Mac OS X Lion Developer Preview 2 is available to members of Mac developer program. All information is protected under NDA so I won’t post anything about it. However I would like to say that Mac OS X adds native Arabic language interface. More information about Mac ...Read More »
Important Notice Regarding iPad 2 3G with Verizon
We received a question regarding an iPad 2 3G being sold in the Saudi market but it’s intended for the US Verizon Wireless network. So we had to make sure everyone knows about it. The 3G in iPad 2 units intended for Verizon does not work in Saudi Arabia and many countries. Verizon uses CDMA technology which is incompatible with ...Read More »
WWDC 2011: Apple Design Awards are App Store Only
Last year’s WWDC there were no Apple Design Awards for Mac apps but this year Apple announced that the awards will be available for 3 devices: iPad, iPhone and Mac. The awards are also exclusive to App Store apps only, so Mac applications not available in the App Store are excluded. Here is a list of last year’s Apple Design ...Read More »
Apple’s Q2 2011 Conference Call on April 20
Apple will announce it’s second quarter of 2011 (Q2 – 2011) financial results on April 20th, 2011. After that Apple will hold a conference call with members of the press. Apple plans to conduct a conference call to discuss financial results of its second fiscal quarter on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 2:00 p.m PT. That’s midnight local Saudi time. ...Read More »
WWDC 2011 Sold Out in 10 Hours
WWDC 2011 tickets were sold out in less than 10 hours. That’s a lot faster than WWDC 2009‘s 2 weeks and WWDC 2010‘s few days. WWDC 2011 will begin June 6 and end on June 10. With over 100 technical sessions for the Mac, iPhone and iPad. This year Apple promise to unveil the future of iOS and Mac OS. ...Read More »
Apple Announces WWDC 2011 Dates: June 6 to 11
Apple just announced the dates for their developer conference. WWDC 2011 will begin June 6 and end on June 10. With over 100 technical sessions for the Mac, iPhone and iPad. â€œAt this yearâ€™s conference we are going to unveil the future of iOS and Mac OS,â€ said Philip Schiller, Appleâ€™s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. â€œIf you ...Read More »