Macworld Releases Updated iPhone and iPod touch Superguide for 3.0 Software and iPhone 3GS ; The Newly Updated Third Edition of Macworld’s Popular Superguide for the iPhone and iPod touch is Available Now

SAN FRANCISCO – July 8, 2009 – Macworld, the world’s foremost authority on Apple products, has announced the release of “Macworld’s iPhone and iPod Touch Superguide, Third Edition,” the latest addition to its popular Superguide series. This book is one of the very first iPhone guides to be completely updated for the iPhone 3.0 software update and the iPhone 3GS that were released last month.

In this 172-page book, Macworld editors offer the latest advice and top tips for mastering the first generation iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, and the iPod touch. Macworld released the latest version of the iPhone Superguide just four months ago. But after the release of the new 3.0 software update, and the iPhone 3GS, Macworld’s editors went right back to work and updated the book cover to cover.

“In the Apple world, a constant pace of innovation means that if you snooze, you lose,” said Jason Snell, VP/Editorial Director of Macworld. “That’s why we buckled down and updated this book in record time.”

“Macworld’s iPhone and iPod Touch Superguide, Third Edition” covers everything an iPhone or iPod touch owner needs to know, including:

* How to quickly master the new iPhone 3GS and the 3.0 software update

* Ways to save time with new, classic, and hidden shortcuts

* The best methods for syncing data and media—including all types of video files

* Solving common iPhone and iPod touch hiccups with easy-to-follow troubleshooting advice

* Recommendations for the coolest accessories and third-party apps to protect and enhance the iPhone or iPod touch

“Macworld’s iPhone and iPod Touch Superguide, Third Edition” is an indispensable resource for both Mac and PC users. It’s available in two formats: as a downloadable PDF for immediate access for $12.95; or on CD for easy offline storage for $12.95 (includes shipping and handling). All versions are available now at[]. To see the Table of Contents and to get a taste of what the book has to offer, go to[]. (High-resolution cover image available upon request.)

“Macworld's iPhone and iPod Touch Superguide, Third Edition” is the 16(th) release in the Superguide series. Other Superguides currently available for sale include:

Macworld’s Mac Gems Superguide:

Macworld’s Mac Security Superguide:

Macworld’s Mobile Mac Superguide:

Macworld Mac OS X Hints Superguide:

Macworld’s Digital Music and Video Superguide:

About Macworld:

Mac Publishing, LLC, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), publishes the world's leading independent Macintosh magazine and Web sites. Macworld is one of ASBPE's Top 10 B2B Web Sites of 2008, and winner of the 2007 Jesse H. Neal Award for Best Online Article or Series. Macworld reaches an average issue audience of nearly 1.5 million Macintosh professionals and enthusiasts (IntelliQuest Consumer Study Spring 2008) while Macworld garners an average of over 3.5 million monthly unique visitors and averages nearly 15 million monthly page views (HBX 12 month average ending January 2009).

About IDG:

International Data Group (IDG) is the world's leading technology media, events, and research company. IDG's online network includes more than 450 web sites spanning business technology, consumer technology, digital entertainment and video games worldwide. IDG also publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers. Additional information about IDG, a privately held company, is available at[].