Total Snow Leopard Superguide Now Available From Macworld ; Detailed Guide for Mac Users Demystifies Apple’s Latest OS With Expert Tips, Tricks and How-To’s

SAN FRANCISCO – November 4, 2009 – Macworld, the foremost authority on all things Apple, today released the Total Snow Leopard Superguide, the latest installment in its popular series of tutorial books. Developed by Macworld’s award-winning editorial team, Total Snow Leopard covers everything from installation and troubleshooting, to Safari secrets and Terminal tricks, helping users get the most out of Apple’s newest operating system, also known as Mac OS X 10.6, on their iMac, Macbook, Macbook Pro or Macbook Air.

“Snow Leopard boosts speeds, reclaims disk space, tweaks dozens of features and lays the groundwork for a new generation of powerful computers,” said Macworld Editorial Director Jason Snell. “In Total Snow Leopard, you’ll find a collection of the best information about Mac OS X—not just the new features and tweaks that arrived with Snow Leopard, but also the hundreds of features Apple has added to the operating system in the past few years.”

Now on sale exclusively at[], the Total Snow Leopard Supergiuide is available for purchase in three convenient formats:

* A 10 MB PDF file for $12.95, allowing customers immediate access to all 104 pages of content;

* A full-size, full-color printed book for $24.99, including shipping and handling;

* A CD-ROM of the complete PDF version for $12.95, including shipping and handling.

Total Snow Leopard is the 18th installment in Macworld’s Superguide series, which has sold over 85,000 copies to date. It will be followed by Mac Basics, Snow Leopard Edition, in early December as a perfect holiday gift companion for a new Mac. Coming in early January is Mac OS X Hints, Snow Leopard Edition, a compilation of tips and tricks from for the more advanced user.

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 International Data Group:

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. Media brands are in more than 90 countries and include CIO, CSO, Computerworld, GamePro, InfoWorld/TechWorld/TecChannel, Macworld, Network World, and PC World. The company’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, OpenSource World, E3, DEMO, Storage Networking World, and IDC Directions. IDC, a subsidiary of IDG, is the premier global provider of IT market intelligence, advisory services, and events. Over 1,000 IDC analysts in more than 100 countries provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends.

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