OS X Buyers’ Guide Package Announced by IDG’s Macworld

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – JUNE 18, 2002 – Macworld, the premier Macintosh magazine, announced today that it will offer a package deal with its special OS X Buyers' Guide, to be sold on newsstands beginning September 24, 2002. The guide will include Mac OS X product profiles, comparisons, key facts and features, shopping secrets, expert advice and OS X tips & tricks. In addition, two CD-ROMs and a 40-page reference booklet will be part of the package: the CDs will be loaded with OS X demos, videos, games, help guides, shareware and utilities, while the booklet will provide troubleshooting tips and tricks.


"Readers of our previous special OS X issue were very pleased that it included two CDs and a reference booklet," stated Jason Snell, editor of Macworld. "We want to ensure that the OS X Buyers' Guide will provide the same value to Mac users who want to stay on top of the booming market of OS X products."

About Mac Publishing LLC

Mac Publishing, LLC publishes the world¹s leading independent Macintosh publication and Web sites. Every month the award-winning Macworld magazine reaches over 2 million influencers of computer purchases*, while the Mac Publishing Web presence garners an average of 2 million unique visitors. Mac Publishing sites include: Macworld.com and MacCentral.com. Headquartered in San Francisco, Mac Publishing is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research and event company. IDG publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers and offers online users the largest network of technology-specific sites around the world through IDG.net (www.idg.net), which comprises more than 330 targeted Web sites in 80 countries. IDG is also a leading producer of 168 computer-related events worldwide, and IDG's research company, IDC, provides global market intelligence and advice through 51 offices in 43 countries worldwide. Company information is available at www.idg.com.

*SOURCE: Intelliquest CIMS v 8.0


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