Future US

December 03, 2009 09:00 ET

Paul Curthoys Named Editor-in-Chief of Future US, Inc.'s Mac|Life Magazine

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - December 3, 2009) - Future US, the special-interest media company, today announced it has selected Paul Curthoys as Editor-in-Chief of Mac|Life, the best source of in-depth features, informative reviews, and essential how-to's for Apple aficionados.

Curthoys takes the helm starting with the magazine's February 2010 issue, which hits the stands in January. He will be responsible for the magazine's future editorial direction and staff. In addition to the magazine, Curthoys will also oversee With nearly 12 percent of U.S. computer-owning households now using a Mac according to analysts at The NPD Group(1), Apple's reach is rapidly expanding -- right alongside consumers' desire to turn to Mac|Life for expert information.

"This is an exhilarating time for Apple enthusiasts as Macs, iPhones, and iPods are booming, and Apple has so much more up its sleeve," said Curthoys. "I'm thrilled to be a part of the magazine that spearheads the coverage that's most useful and entertaining to longtime Mac fans as well as consumers who are buying their first iPod or iPhone."

Well-regarded within journalistic circles, Curthoys comes to Mac|Life from Official Xbox Magazine, where he served as Executive Editor overseeing and contributing to its previews, features, reviews, news, and opinion pieces. Prior to that, Curthoys held editorial positions at GamePro and NeXTWorld. He can be found on Twitter at

About Future

Future plc is an international special-interest media group that is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange (symbol: FUTR). Founded in 1985 with one magazine, today we have operations in the UK and US creating over 180 special-interest publications, websites and events for people who are passionate about their interests. We hold strong market positions in games, music, technology, action sports, film, automotive and crafts. Our biggest-selling magazines in the US include Official Xbox Magazine, PlayStation: The Official Magazine, Nintendo Power, PC Gamer, Guitar World, Maximum PC and Mac|Life, while our UK business publishes leading titles such as T3, Total Film, Digital Camera, Fast Car and Classic Rock. Our web sites include GamesRadar, BikeRadar, TechRadar, and MusicRadar. Future sells over 4 million magazines each month; we attract more than 11 million unique visitors to our websites; and we host 16 annual live events that attract hundreds of thousands of enthusiasts. In addition, Future exports, syndicates or licenses its publications to 90 countries internationally, making us the UK's biggest exporter of monthly magazines.


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