The New MacBook Pro is Turning Heads in The Middle East
Published June 12th, 2012 - 07:15 GMT
The new MacBook Pro, with its new retina display and a starting price tag over 2k American dollars, is what has Arab bloggers buzzing; and Kuwait has an amazing amount of Tweeters and texters compared to other ME countries
This new Mac even has non Apple, PC users thinking, and blogging.
"I’m not usually posting about hardware updates from Apple but this one seemed very interesting and enticing. These new Mac Book Pro with Retina Displays are supercharged machines in a smaller size then expected."
Apple’s WWDC News: Siri Makes New Friends But It's All About the Mac
A new blogger for the round ups, Ayman Sarhan has an amazing blog site and a great look at what's new with Apple.
"In addition to an even trippier special edition of its tie-dye logo, Apple unveiled more than one dozen new products today at the brand's highly anticipated 2012Worldwide Developers Conference. While Apple’s main growth drivers remain the iPhone and the iPad, its Mac line remains a cornerstone."
Kuwait sent almost 60 million tweets in the month of March
"The total number of active Twitter users in Arab countries is now up to 1,311,882, says new data through to March of this year. Kuwait leads the way with a Twitter population penetration of some 8.13 percent, ahead of Bahrain (4.28 percent), Qatar (2.22 percent), the UAE (2.16 percent) and Saudi Arabia (1.37 percent).
Kuwait sent almost sixty million tweets in the month of March. The most popular topic across all Arab countries was the #Bahrain hashtag."
"Very cool “story basics” from Pixar:
#1: You admire a character for trying more than for their successes.
#2: You gotta keep in mind what’s interesting to you as an audience, not what’s fun to do as a writer. They can be v. different.
#3: Trying for theme is important, but you won’t see what the story is actually about til you’re at the end of it. Now rewrite."
Read all 20 in this blog post.