Apple has announced that by the end of this week Apple would have sold 1 million Apple TVs (second generation). Apple never announced the number of first generation Apple TVs, so it’s easy to assume that the Apple TV second generation is doing a lot better than the first one. Here is Apple’s press release: New Apple TV Sales to ...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...
Top Gear iPad and iPhone Games Released
BBC Worldwide has released 2 games based on the channel’s popular car show, Top Gear. The games are available for the iPhone and iPad. The first game is Where’s Stig, similar to Where’s Waldo you need to find the mysterious Stig. It’s available for the iPad and iPhone. The second game is Stunt School, a stunt simulation game. It’s also ...Read More »
Apple Releases iPhoto 9.1.1 Update
Apple has updated iPhoto ’11 to fix some bugs yesterday. iPhoto ’11 is part of Apple’s iLife ’11 set of Mac apps. The update adds new email options to iPhoto ’11. It also improves overall stability and addresses a number of other minor issues. Specific fixes include: Adds a preference allowing photos to be emailed using an external email application ...Read More »
Funny BBC Skit About Apple and Blackberry [video]
This BBC comedy skit plays on the words Apple, Blackberry and others. It is performed by comedians Harry Enfield and Ronnie Corbett. On this funny note we celebrate SaudiMac English Edition’s 1000th post. Last week we had the Arabic Edition’s 1000th post as well. I’d like to take this quick moment to thank you all for your support. Here’s the ...Read More »
SaudiMac Team’s Best of 2010 List: Mazen Al-Angary
I have been wanting to write a list of my favorite apps on both the iPhone and iPad, plus I have been asked so many times about my favorite applications on iOS devices. So I thought that the best time would be before the end of the year, since some of those app might be on sale, making it a ...Read More »
Samsung Galaxy Tab for 2,850 SR from Mobily
Mobily has released the Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablet in the Saudi market after an initial delay. The Galaxy Tab is sold for 2,850 SR with 5GB free data plan for 3 months, an offer better than STC’s (2,949 SR with only 250MB for 6 months). Mobily announced the availability of the Samsung Galaxy Tab via an SMS message, the ...Read More »
Facebook App 3.3.3 for iPhone Released
Facebook has updated their iPhone and iPod touch app. The update includes some fixes and improvements. Facebook 3.3.3 features include: Improved reliability in chat and messages Improved notifications UI Fixed memory usage Fixed some crashes Walls you cannot post on no longer show the text field at the top Restore ability to post as a page that you admin Fixed ...Read More »
Apple Updates AirPort Base Stations Firmware
After the release of AirPort Utility 5.2.2 for managing Apple AirPort wireless devices the company also released a firmware update for these devices. The firmware update was released for the following wireless devices: AirPort Extreme AirPort Express. Time Capsule. The update, AirPort Base Station and Time Capsule Firmware Update 7.5.2, includes the following fixes: General fixes to Wi-Fi base station ...Read More »
Apple TV Update 4.1.1 Released
Apple has released an update for the Apple TV (second gen). The update addresses a few small issues. The Apple TV Software Update 4.1.1 features: TV resolution fix which addresses an issue that causes some high-definition TVs to incorrectly display at 480p. Download fix that addresses an issue that may cause a movie or TV show to be re-downloaded. Here’s ...Read More »
Apple Updates 27-inch LED Cinema Display Firmware
Apple has released a firmware update for the company’s 27-inch LED Cinema Display. The update addresses intermittent audio issues some users have experienced while using the 27-inch LED Cinema Display. More installation instructions from Apple: The updater application will be installed in the /Applications/Utilities folder and will be launched automatically. Please follow the instructions in the updater application to complete ...Read More »