From Batoul Apps: The situation in Syria continues to deteriorate, and they are in dire need of our assistance. The death toll is already at 7,500 and over 80,000 have fled to the neighboring countries of Jordan and Lebanon. We ask you to join Batoul Apps in standing with the people of Syria by helping to provide humanitarian aid at ...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...
Apple to hold iPad 3 Event Wednesday March 7
The Loop reported that Apple will hold a special media event next Wednesday March 7th at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. Apple will most likely announce the iPad 3 during that event. Everyone is expecting a more powerful iPad with a “retina display” and 4G. We’ll know next week. The event will be 9pm local ...Read More »
Security Flaw Allows Calls and More from Locked iPhones Running iOS 5
Tareq from iPhoneIslam demonstrated an interesting security flaw in iPhones running iOS 5. The flaw was discovered by Safwan Saba and it allows you to access the address book, make phone calls and possibly send emails and messages in a locked iPhone. A similar flaw existed in iOS 4.1 and this flaw is a bit tricky to implement. As demonstrated ...Read More »
iPhone Development Workshop in Riyadh on February 25
The “STC IOS Workshop” is a keynote and workshop about iOS development sponsored by STC and organized by CCIS & Future Technology Club. It will be held in Riyadh next Saturday February 25th. From the event website: Your perfect guide to develop on iOS Platform The expertise came for you, donâ€™t miss this event. PART 1.. (9 am â€“ 10:30 ...Read More »
Apple Unveils Mac OS X Mountain Lion 10.8
Last Thursday Apple has revealed Mac OS X Mountain Lion 10.8. Apple has completely shown love to iOS and iPad. The Mac OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 has many of the old known new features from iOS 5. The new feautres are iCloud: The iCloud start up session where you will add your iCloud/Apple ID and password to access your ...Read More »
Apple VP Meets with STC, Mobily Executives
STC and Mobily (both official iPhone carriers) announced that they had meetings with Pascal Cagni, VP & GM of Apple Europe, Middle East, India and Asia. Mobily’s press release didn’t offer much info about the meeting. If I had to make a guess I’d say it’s not about opening an Apple Store in Saudi Arabia. It’s obviously iPhone related. We ...Read More »
Apple Releases iBooks 2, iBooks Author and iTunes U Apps
During the company’s education event, Apple has launched the following education related apps: iBooks 2 adds support for “interactive textbooks”, the iBookstore library now includes textbooks on various topics. iBooks 2.0 also includes: â€¢ Experience gorgeous Multi-Touch textbooks designed for iPad â€¢ iBooks textbooks are filled with interactive features, diagrams, photos, and videos â€¢ Tap to dive into images with ...Read More »
Apple to Hold a Special Educational Event on January 19
Apple is holding a special event next Thursday January 19th, 2012. The company is expected to make an education-related announcement. The invite included images of New York’s skyscrapers with the text: Join us for an education announcement in the Big Apple. One of Steve Jobs dream was to change the teaching institutions by providing the iPads to schools to help ...Read More »
Mobily to have a Midnight iPhone 4S Launch, too
Not to be outdone by STC’s midnight launch, Mobily is planning a midnight launch of the iPhone 4S in Saudi Arabia as well. Mobily will sell the iPhone 4S starting tonight at 12:00am (December 16) until 2:00 am. This will be the first “second” time we have a â€œmidnight launchâ€ in Saudi Arabia so if youâ€™re attending make sure to ...Read More »
STC to have a Midnight iPhone 4S Launch
Saudi Telecom Company has announced that the iPhone 4S will be available today at midnight (12:00 am Friday December 16) in select showrooms in the kingdom. More branches will have the iPhone 4S after 4 pm on Friday. This will be the first time we have a “midnight launch” in Saudi Arabia so if you’re attending make sure to take ...Read More »