Apple did well for the fourth time with the smartphone customer satisfaction survey done by J.D Power. Rankings depended on performance in several key factors; for smartphones, those factors wereâ€”in order of importanceâ€”ease of operation, the operating system, physical design, features, and battery function. Apple scored 800 out of 1000 in the ranking. [Macworld] – iPhone tops J.D. Power survey ...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...
Photos of the Mobily iPhone 4 shipment
The following 2 photos were most likely taken at a Mobily storage facility and then posted on an Arabic forum.Read More »
2Do for iPad preview
Here’s a preview of the upcoming update for productivity app “2Do” for the iPad. It will be a universal app so it’s a free upgrade for current 2Do owners.Read More »
iWork for iPad adds file transfer and office support
Apple has updated their iPad suite of iWork Apps, these include: Pages, Keynote and Numbers. Each one cost $9.99 on the App Store. The update’s main features include support for MobileMe iDisk or WebDAV file transfer and Microsoft Office file export (doc, ppt, xls). Continue reading to see what’s included in this update:Read More »
Saudi Emergency Numbers Dialer App: Tawari
Tawari is a new iPhone app that’s a dialer for emergency services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Tawari app is very easy to use, just select the service you want to dial and the App will initial the call.Read More »
FaceTime gone from Apple’s Middle East iPhone 4 pages
Apple did something weird to their iPhone 4 pages on Middle Eastern websites and removed any mention of the iPhone 4 FaceTime feature. Here is the Apple iPhone 4 Saudi Arabia page a few days ago: Here it is now: FaceTime feature and anything about were removed from the following countries’ pages: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Jordan and ...Read More »
Security Update 2010-006 for Snow Leopard
Apple has released a security update for Macs running OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. IT is a very small update under 1MB. The update addresses an important security issue with Apple Filing Protocol (AFP) and we highly recommend that you install it. For more information: About Security Update 2010-006. Download the update from: Security Update 2010-006 (Snow Leopard). Via: Apple ...Read More »
Du Confirms that FaceTime is unavailable in UAE
As posted on the Arabic edition (thanks Mike) and TUAW posted it as well. It has been confirmed: FaceTime will not work in the UAE! Du has confirmed that in a twitter message: We have no confirmation if this was a decision by Apple, the carriers or the UAE TRA. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. Please ...Read More »
iPhone 4 launch date in Turkey and Philippines
More carriers worldwide has announced that they will release the iPhone 4 next week. And according to 9to5 Mac, the following countries were the latest to announce iPhone 4 launch dates: â€¢ Philippines on 26th of September from Globe Telecoms â€¢ Turkey on the 24th of September from Turkcell and Vodafone Turkey Of these companies only TurkCell is selling an ...Read More »
iPhone 4 in Malaysia on September 26
Maxis, one of the iPhone providers in Malaysia, has announced that they will start selling the iPhone 4 on the 26th of September in Klang Valley and in “selected centers nationwide” on September 27. It was announced on the company’s Facebook page. Thanks Dr Ghassan for the heads up. Malaysia’s other iPhone provider, DiGi, has dedicated a webpage for the ...Read More »