Khaled rambles technology, tea/coffee, consumer rights and other interest from Saudi Arabia

October 16, 2009

PlayStation Gamers Day in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Filed under: Saudigamer — Tags: , , , , — Khaled A. @ 4:22 pm

The second Sony PlayStation Gamers Day in Saudi Arabia will be held between October 21st to 23rd in Riyadh. You can register to attend the event here. Via True Gaming.

You can find more info from the first PlayStation Gamers Day at this page.

September 5, 2008

Sony recalls 440,000 Vaio notebooks worldwide due to overheating risk

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Khaled A. @ 5:24 pm

Some sony laptops sold between May 2007 and July 2008 could over heat (issues unrelated to the batteries) and need to be repaired by Sony (which is free). More than 200 notebooks reported with overheating issues already. This might effect some of the Sony Vaio notebooks sold in Saudi Arabia ( or even imported from the US for example). If your Sony Vaio notebook is included in this recall then immediately contact the Sony distributor in Saudi Arabia Modern Electronics Company.

Description: The recalled notebook computer models are the VAIO VGN-TZ100 series, VGN-TZ200 series, VGN-TZ300 series and VGN-TZ2000 series. The computers’ screen size is about 11.1″ measured diagonally. Not all units are affected; consumers should contact Sony to determine if their unit is included in the recall.

Sony UK’s homepage with information about the recall. Via Saudi Gazette, Engadget Is your Sony Vaio notebook included in this recall? Please post in the comments about it!

July 7, 2008

Where to buy DSLR in Saudi Arabia and a guide to buying lens

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , , , , — Khaled A. @ 5:24 pm

Found this excellent guide on buying camera lens for your DSLR on Macworld by Rick LePage.

“While some lenses may go for more than you spent on your camera, you don’t have to pay a lot to get a great lens. The real question is: how do you find the right one for your needs?”

As for where to get DSLR lenses in Saudi Arabia? You might as well check they DSLR distributors in Saudi Arabia. I have collected the info and sharing it here: Panasonic Al Esayi Electronics Canon lists 2 distributors: El-Ajou Group Trading and Ali Zaid Al Quraishi Nikon Ahmed Abdulwahed Trading Co Olympus lists many distributors: Abdulla Fouad Co., Samir Photographic Supplies and Salehiya Establishment Sony Modern Electronics Co

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