Apple has released a new ad for the their iPad. The ad is titled â€œiPad is Electricâ€ and, just like the â€œiPad is deliciousâ€ and “iPad is Musical” ads, it shows off some of the unique iPad apps available in the App Store. The ad describes the iPad as “cinematic”, “elementary,” “academic”, “full-size”, “presenting”, “bought”, “sold”, “fantasy” and “electric”. Here ...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...
MacBook Air is faster than a MacBook Pro
Macworld magazine ran some benchmarks on different MacBook Air configurations in addition to the default configs. Basically increasing the CPU of the 11 inch MacBook Air to 1.6GHz from 1.4GHz and 4GB DDR3 RAM from 2GB. As for the 13 inch MacBook Air it got upgraded to the 2.13GHz option (from 1.8GHz) and 4GB DDR3 RAM (from 2GB). Here are ...Read More »
Bad Arabic support in Microsoft Office for Mac 2011
Microsoft has finally released Office for Mac 2011 a few days ago. Features include: macros and Outlook for Mac replacing Entourage. There are different editions of Office for Mac: Office for Mac Home and Student 2011 which cost $119 and includes: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Messenger. The other edition is Office for Mac Home and Business 2011 which cost $199 ...Read More »
Updates: iPhoto 11, Mac Pro firmware, Logic
Apple has released a number of updates in the last few days: iPhoto 9.01 for users of the new iPhone, Mac Pro EFI Firmware Update 1.5 for the high end Mac Pro computers and Logic Pro/Express 9.13. iPhoto ’11 was updated to address a rare but serious issue. According to Apple, that in extremely rare cases, could result in data ...Read More »
Activating FaceTime in iPhone 4s sold in the Middle East using jailbreak
We still don’t know the real reason for blocking FaceTime in the Middle East but we do know that FaceTime works in Tunisia. Vodafone Qatar announced that they will reactivate it and Government policies in Qatar prevented initial FaceTime availability. Vodafone Egypt confirmed that saying that Egypt’s NTRA decided to block FaceTime. So no conspiracy theories there. For the time ...Read More »
Apple Store App 1.1 with many improvements
Apple has updated their Apple Store app, the latest update adds some improvements including location aware check-ins and reservations. Apple Store 1.1 release notes: Add engraving and gift wrapping to select purchases from the Apple Online Store. Reserve products for pickup at an Apple Retail Store. Check in for reservations and request help within stores (iOS 4 required). Add Apple ...Read More »
Apple launches Online Store in China
Apple has launched their Apple Online Store in China which another step that Apple is taking to expand in China. A press released was posted on Apple’s website. Apple Launches Online Store in China CUPERTINO, California—October 26, 2010—Apple® today introduced the Apple Store® in China (apple.com.cn), the easiest way to shop online for Apple products including the revolutionary iPhone® 4 ...Read More »
Microsoft Messenger for Mac 8 and Windows Phone 7 Connector
Microsoft has released Messenger for Mac 8, Microsoft’s instant messaging client for the Mac. From Microsoft’s site: Messenger for Mac 8 provides real-time collaboration between Mac users and their Messenger friends, whether those friends are using Messenger on a PC, phone, through Hotmail, or on another Mac. You can use instant messaging, audio, and video calls to communicate with your ...Read More »
Security Flaw in iPhones running iOS 4.1
A security flaw was discovered in iPhones running iOS 4.1 that allows anyone to bypass the iPhone lock screen. To implement it on a locked iPhone perform an emergency call to a fake number such as ### and immediately press the lock button (top button) and with that you have access to the phone app and can perform calls. This ...Read More »
Back to the Future game for the Mac and iPad
Game publisher Telltale Games has announced that they will release a game based on the popular Back to the Future movies. The game will be released for Macs and Windows PCs December 2010 and will be released later for the PlayStation 3 and iPad. Back to the Future: The Game is available for pre-order at $25 and it’s an adventure ...Read More »