Apple has released MacBook Air EFI Firmware Update 2.1 for laptops released in 2011 (with Tunderbolt). This update includes fixes that enhance the stability of Lion Recovery from an Internet connection, and resolve issues with Apple Thunderbolt Display compatibility and Thunderbolt Target Disk Mode performance on MacBook Air (mid 2011) models. The MacBook Air EFI Update will update the EFI ...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...
WhatsApp Messenger 2.6.5 Released [Update: 2.6.6 Released]
WhatsApp Messenger 2.6.5 has been released. The update include many fixes and features. WhatsApp is a cross platform messenger available also for Android, Blackberry and Symbian. A note from the developer to anyone running iOS 3.1: NOTE: if you are running iOS 3.1 please DO NOT upgrade yet. Update: WhatsApp Messenger 2.6.6 was released to address an issue with iPhones ...Read More »
MacUpdate Bundle: 11 Mac Apps for $50
MacUpdate has released their latest bundle. The bundle cost $49.99 and includes $487 worth of Mac apps. The MacUpdate Bundle apps are: â€¢ Mellel word processor with Arabic support â€¢ Bookends “Reference management and bibliography app with Mellel integration. ” â€¢ Printopia print from iOS using AirPrint, limited to first 10,000 purchases. â€¢ Data Rescue “Recover lost or corrupt data ...Read More »
Google+ App Updated, Available Everywhere Except Saudi Store
Google has updated their Google+ app for the iPhone to version 184.108.40.2064. The update includes: Support for reshare Bug fixes and performance improvements Resharing is easy. Simply tap on a post (like you would to +1 it). At the bottom near the comment box, youâ€™ll see a small arrow. Click it and youâ€™ll see the option to â€œShare this postâ€. ...Read More »
Huge Labor Day Discounts in the App Store
EA is having a huge labor day (September 5th) sale and discounted most of their iPhone games to $0.99: BATTLEFIELD: BAD COMPANY™ 2 Dead Space™ Dragon’s Lair II FIFA 10 by EA SPORTS™ FIFA 11 by EA SPORTS™ Fight Night Champion by EA SPORTS™ NBA JAM by EA SPORTS™ NCAA® Football by EA SPORTS™ Need for Speed™ Hot Pursuit SHIFT ...Read More »
Apple Releases Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 3.8
Apple has released Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 3.8 to include compatibility with more digital camerasâ€™ RAW files with iPhoto â€™11 and Aperture 3. Camera models supported in this update are: â€¢ Konica Minolta DiMAGE A200 â€¢ Olympus PEN E-P3 â€¢ Panasonic LUMIX DMC-G3 â€¢ Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GF3 â€¢ Samsung NX11 â€¢ Samsung NX100 â€¢ Sony Alpha NEX-C3 â€¢ Sony ...Read More »
New Apple iPad 2 Ad: Learn
Apple has released a new commercial for the iPad 2 titled “Learn”. The ad shows the iPad as a learning tool. Whether you want to pick up a new language or uncover a hidden talent, iPad is a great new way to learn. Here is the ad: You can find the author of this post on twitter: @khaled. Arabic version ...Read More »
We at SaudiMac would like to wish everyone a Happy Eid ul-Fitr. Eid Mubarak! Image kindly provided by khaled al-owini. You can find the author of this post on twitter: @khaled. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. Please follow SaudiMac on Twitter and add SaudiMac on Facebook. Remember to visit We Want Apple Saudi Arabia petition and ...Read More »
iMac Firmware Graphics Update to Fix Lion Hanging Problems
Apple has released iMac Graphic FW Update 3.0 to address an issue Lion hanging issues. This firmware update fixes a graphics issue that may cause an iMac to hang under certain conditions. Do not shut off the power on your iMac during this update. Loss of power could result in your iMac failing to start up. Did you have an ...Read More »
Updates: Boot Camp 3.3 and Xsan 2.2.2
Apple has released an important update for Boot Camp. Boot Camp Software Update 3.3 for Windows update “includes critical bug fixes and hardware support. It is recommended for all Boot Camp 3.2 users.” Direct download link: Boot Camp Software Update 3.3 for Windows (Windows exe file). Apple also released an update for Xsan. Xsan 2.2.2 FileSystem Update for 10.6 notes ...Read More »