PC World Reveals ”25 Web Sites to Watch”

SAN FRANCISCO – JUNE 19, 2007 – PC World released its "25 Web Sites to Watch" article: http://find.pcworld.com/57619 , which includes detailed descriptions of 25 must-see Web sites that are a mix of hidden gems, works in progress, and/or collections of user-generated content. The Web sites are divided into five categories, from the latest mapping tools to the ever-popular video websites. Below is the complete list of 25 potential breakout sites, organized by category:

Mashups, Maps, and More: Want to build your own Web feed or field your own poll? These tools will help you do it.

— Popfly

— Yahoo Pipes

— BuzzDash

— Wayfaring

— CircleUp

Organizers, Searchers, and Optimizers: If you're suffering from an online information overload, these sites will help you organize content and navigate the Web more efficiently.

— Pageflakes

— Spock

— Swivel

— Clipmarks

— OpenDNS

Real Estate, Bookmarks, and Blogs: Services that can help you find a house, surf the 'net, and more.

— Trulia

— PopURLs

— Goowy

— BlogBackupOnline

— Ma.gnolia

Five Ways to Create and Share: Sites that can help you become a Web publisher.

— Yodio

— Meebo Rooms

— Squidoo

— SplashCast

— Eyespot

Sites for Collaborative Work and Play: The Web can help you get everyone involved and together.

— Approver.com

— Pbwiki

— MyPunchbowl

— Picnik

— Quintura

For an alphabetical list of all 25 Web sites, go to: http://find.pcworld.com/57621 .

About PC World:

PC World Communications, Inc. is the publisher of PC World, PCWorld.com, and home of the PC World Test Center. The winner of the 2007 Maggie Award for Best Computer Magazine/Consumer, PC World has a readership of 4 million total purchase influencers (IntelliQuest CIMS, Spring 2007: Total unduplicated, combined Average Issue Audience: Business, Home, and Dual Studies). With an average of over 6.8 million unique visitors per month (HitBox, November 2006 – April 2007), PCWorld.com, winner of the 2007 Maggie Award for Best Website, is a leading online resource for technology product buyers and users.

About International Data Group (IDG):

International Data Group (IDG) is the world's leading technology media, events, and research company. IDG's online network includes more than 450 websites spanning business technology, consumer technology, digital entertainment and video games worldwide. IDG publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers in 85 countries including CIO, CSO, Computerworld, GamePro, InfoWorld, Macworld, Network World, and PC World. IDG's lead-generation service, IDG Connect, matches technology companies with an audience of engaged, high-quality IT professionals, influencers, and decision makers.

IDG is a leading producer of more than 750 technology-related events including Macworld Conference & Expo, LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, Entertainment for All Expo (E for All), DEMO, and IDC Directions. IDC, a subsidiary of IDG, is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events. Over 900 IDC analysts in more than 90 countries provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends.

Additional information about IDG, a privately held company, is available at http://www.idg.com .

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