PC World

After 30 Years, Macworld Is No Longer a Magazine
September 11, 2014

In January of 1984, Apple announced the Macintosh. Among the many things which made the launch memorable was the fact that the brand-new computer was accompanied by a brand-new magazineIDG's Macworld. Thanks to a deal hashed out by IDG's David Bunnell and Apple's Steve Jobs, the first issue debuted the same day that the Mac did, which means that there's never been such a thing as a Mac market that wasn't covered by Macworld.

PC World Exits Print, and the Era of Computer Magazines Ends
July 12, 2013

In the most interesting historic PCWorld photo I have, from late 1982 or early 1983, Bill Gates talks about MS-DOS 2.0 with PCW staffers. From left: Microsoft’s Chris Larson, PCW’s Steve Cook, Gates, Microsoft's Tandy Trower and founding PCW editor Andrew Fluegelman.

The news isn’t shocking. In fact, it’s sort of a shock it didn’t happen several years ago. After slightly more than thirty years in print, PCWorld magazine is ceasing publication, effective with the current issue, to focus on its website and digital editions.

Magazine Readership growing, Survey Shows
May 30, 2013

Some needed good news from the magazine publishing industry: As newsstand sales fell and circulation remained flat through the end of 2012, the latest data from GfK MRI's Survey of the American Consumer, which tracks print and digital magazine audiences, shows that overall readership among adults in the U.S. continued to grow between Spring 2012 and Spring 2013 while digital readership nearly doubled.

San Francisco: Far Out on the Publishing Continuum
April 1, 2013

From its counterculture days to its present position on the cusp of Silicon Valley, San Francisco has nurtured a number of prestigious publications and the employees who make them run.

Zite Beefs Up its Publisher Partnership Program
July 24, 2012

Zite, a free, personalized news reading app, yesterday announced a new set of publishers joining its Zite Publisher Program. Joining current partners CNN, FOX Sports, and Bleacher Report, Zite has added the Chicago Tribune, Cult of Mac, Hearst Magazines Digital Media, Entrepreneur, International Business Times, Los Angeles Times, IDG Macworld, PC world, and TechHive.

Prioritizing the Next Stage of Publishing
January 1, 2012

With print revenues not returning to pre-recession levels and tablets ushering in the era of mobile media consumption, publishers find themselves confronted with a bold new business paradigm. According to a recent report from eMarketer, Internet advertising in 2012 will, for the first time, surpass print ad spending.

iPad 3 Could Face Google Nexus Rival Tablet; Rumored Upgrades
December 30, 2011

As Apple gears up to release its most anticipated tablet yet, Android competitors are getting ready to rival the iPad 3, with Google plotting the latest aspiring iPad-killer. … Google has already measured up to Apple in its latest iPhone rival, the Nexus, but according to an Italian newspaper, Google's CEO Eric Schmidt is planning for a new tablet to knock out the iPad 3 in May.