Macworld Introduces “Mac OS X Hints, Leopard Edition”

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – April 1, 2008 – Macworld, the world’s foremost authority on Apple’s revolutionary products, announced the release of “Mac OS X Hints, Leopard Edition,” the latest addition to its popular Superguide series. Macworld Senior Editor Rob Griffiths, also the founder and editor of Macworld's popular community-driven Web site, has compiled the very best tips and advice available for the latest version of Mac OS X into a single book. Available in three formats, “Mac OS X Hints, Leopard Edition” can be downloaded immediately as a PDF for $12.95, or purchased as a CD-ROM for $15.00 or full-color book for $24.99 (price for CD-ROM and book includes shipping and handling). All versions are available now at: .

“Mac OS X is a rich operating system that's full of amazing features and secret settings that aren't obvious at first glance,” said Jason Snell, VP/Editorial Director of Macworld. “And there's nobody better than Rob Griffiths to detail all the best tips and tricks available in Leopard. Thanks to the knowledge of Macworld's editors and the incredible resource of the Mac OS X Hints community, this is a great collection of tips, all updated and verified as completely Leopard-compatible.”

The book covers everything from the basics such as customizing system preferences and setting printing options to more complex topics including learning all the tricks and secrets of Terminal, Mac OS X’s application that allows users to interact with the computer through a command-line interface. This Superguide takes an in-depth look at all the functions of OS X Leopard, and provides an easy to follow, step-by-step format for Mac users of all levels.

“Mac OS X Hints, Leopard Edition” is the seventh release in the Superguide series. Other Superguides currently available for sale include:


Total Leopard: http://www.macworld/3329


iPhone Superguide:


Mac Basics Superguide – Tiger Edition:


Digital Photography Superguide – Second Edition:

About Macworld:

Mac Publishing, LLC, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world's leading technology media, events, and research company, publishes the world’s leading independent Macintosh magazine and Web sites. Every month Macworld, winner of the Folio: 2005 and 2006 Gold Eddie Award for Best Technology/Computing Magazine and the 2007 Jesse H. Neal Award for Best Online Article or Series, reaches an average issue audience of nearly one million Macintosh professionals and enthusiasts while garners an average of nearly 3 million monthly unique visitors and averages over 18.5 million monthly page views with visitors spending an average of 11 minutes and 15 seconds per visit (HBX: December 2006 – November 2007).

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