Macworld Announces Upcoming OS X Buyers’ Guide

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – APRIL 10, 2002 – Macworld, the premier Macintosh magazine, announced today that it plans to publish Macworld's OS X Buyers’ Guide, a special newsstand-only edition due out in September.


Macworld’s OS X Buyers’ Guide will be the essential resource for Mac users looking to stay on top of the burgeoning market for Mac OS X software and hardware products. The guide will cover such important product areas as business and productivity software; graphics and publishing tools; system and networking utilities; multimedia and digital video applications; Web development utilities; educational software; games; and more. In addition, it will provide extensive coverage of the wide range of peripherals available for Mac OS X, including printers, scanners, digital still and video cameras, input devices and networking hardware.

"Our readers depend on the expert advice and analysis found in Macworld to help them make important buying decisions," stated Rick LePage, Macworld’s editor in chief. "This special issue will contain reviews of key products, tips and tricks for optimizing an OS X system, and a great deal of product information, making the Macworld OS X Buyers’ Guide a vital reference for anyone interested in staying in front

of the Mac technology curve."

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