Appleâ€™s iPhone, iPad and iPod touch are huge in the Middle East and North Africa, where they account for 55 percent of mobile Internet traffic, according to a new survey by Dubai-based Effective Measure. In Saudi Arabia, for instance, 64.5 percent of mobile Internet traffic occurred on Apple devices, with the iPhone accounting for 34.3 percent. Effective Measureâ€™s measured audience ...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...
Official Saudi iPhone 4S Prices from Mobily, STC
Update on 1 April: STC has reduced their iPhone 4S prices. Mobily and STC has finally unveiled the official iPhone 4S prices and plans. The iPhone 4S will officially launch in Saudi Arabia on Friday December 16th. However we noticed an increase in the prices from the iPhone 4. STC iPhone 4S Prices The prepaid iPhone 4S from STC costs ...Read More »
VIVA Kuwait to Launch iPhone 4S on December 16
VIVA Telecom in Kuwait has announced on Twitter that they will officially start selling the iPhone 4S in Kuwait on Friday December 16th. The iPhone 4S will be available in a number of countries including Saudi Arabia on December 16th. You can find the author of this post on twitter: @khaled. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. ...Read More »
STC, Mobily: iPhone 4S Official Saudi Launch on Dec 16
Both Saudi Telecom Company and Mobily has announced today that they will launch the iPhone 4S in Saudi Arabia officially on December 16th. Prices and other details (FaceTime, iMessage support) were not announced. But we expect more details to be announced soon. The iPhone 4S will also be launched in the following countries on December 16th: South Africa, Philippines, Malaysia ...Read More »
Apple Begins One-Day Discount Event
Update: The US Apple Store Black Friday event has started. The offers include discounts on Mac, iPad, iPod and accessories. Apple has started their one day sale for “Black Friday”. The sale has already started in the Australian Apple Store and will be available in most of them within hours. You can browse the current Australian Apple Store discounts or ...Read More »
Apple Airs New iPad 2 Advert
The latest iPad 2 ad focus on the apps. The applications which let you stay up late, wake up early and bring colors to your life. Its fun using the iPad 2, with iOS’s great applications. Whatever it is youâ€™re into, the iPad lets you get deeper and more involved than ever before Via: FreakGeeks. You can find the author ...Read More »
iOS 5.0.1 Update Addresses Battery Life Issues
Apple has release iOS 5.0.1 today for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. the update addresses a few issues including battery life issues that appeared with iOS 5.0. Here are the update notes: This update contains improvements and other bug fixes including: â€¢ Fixes bugs affecting battery life â€¢ Adds Multitasking Gestures for original iPad â€¢ Resolves bugs with Documents ...Read More »
Eid al-Adha Mubarak!
We at SaudiMac would like to wish everyone a Happy Eid al-Adha. Eid Mubarak! Image kindly provided by Hazim AlRadadi. You can find the author of this post on twitter: @khaled. Please follow SaudiMac on Twitter and add SaudiMac on Facebook. Remember to visit We Want Apple Saudi Arabia petition and spread the word.Read More »
How To: Hijri Calendar for 1433 A.H. in iPhone, iPad and Mac
Even though Mac OS X supports Hijri calendar the option is missing from iOS devices. To work around it people either use a dedicated Hijri calendar app or add daily events to the regular calendar. Badr has created some iCal files to add Hijri Calendar for the upcoming 1433 A.H. year starting November 26th. To install simply follow this link ...Read More »
3 iPhone 4S Ads: Siri, iCloud and Camera
Apple has released more iPhone 4S adverts. The adverts demonstrate the following features: â€¢ The iPhone 4S camera and iOS 5 image editing tools â€¢ iCloud service to sync images and documents between devices â€¢ iPhone 4S Siri assistant iPhone 4S Camera Advert iCloud Service Advert Siri in iPhone 4S Advert You can find the author of this post on ...Read More »