SOURCE: Future US

Future US

December 22, 2010 08:00 ET

Future US Launches CES Future Tech Winner Awards

Maximum Tech, Maximum PC and Mac|Life to Name Best of the Best in Technology Featured at 2011 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - December 22, 2010) - In anticipation of the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Future US announces the first-ever Future Tech Winner (FTW) awards, honoring the best of the best in technology featured at this year's show. The FTW recipients will be selected by the on-site editors of Future's leading technology publications, Maximum Tech, Maximum PC and Mac|Life. All products at CES qualify for entry; for consideration, submit online by Wednesday, January 5.

The awards program is broken down by category and publication, and winners will be featured accordingly in Maximum Tech, Maximum PC and Mac|Life across print, online and mobile. Winners will be announced on Friday, January 7, via FutureUS.com and the Maximum Tech CES mobile app.

"We're taking CES by storm this year, unveiling a number of special content initiatives -- including the Maximum Tech CES App, which will enhance the CES experience for fans on-site and at home," said Kate Byrne, Vice President of Technology, Future US.

The free Maximum Tech CES App for iPhone and Android, sponsored by Intel Corporation, will keep 2011 CES attendees and enthusiasts up to date with the show. The app offers all the latest CES news with featured editorial from the Maximum Tech, Maximum PC and Mac|Life editors, a live photo feed and the announcement of the Future Tech Winner awards. In addition, the app features an exhibitor directory and useful CES info to help attendees navigate the show floor.

The 2011 FTW award categories are:

Maximum Tech

  • Most Innovative
  • Best Home Entertainment Product
  • Best Lifestyle Product
  • Best Tablet
  • Best Smartphone

Maximum PC:

  • Best Wireless Product
  • Best Display
  • Best Storage Solution
  • Best Mobile Computing Product
  • Most Innovative Product

Mac|Life

  • Most Innovative Product
  • Best Audio Product
  • Best Content Creation Product
  • Best Lifestyle Accessory
  • Best iPhone/iPad Accessory

Future US' CES booth (# 31880 - South Hall 3) will feature free issues of Maximum Tech, Maximum PC and Mac|Life, an opportunity to meet the editors and the chance to win prizes.

About Future
Future plc is an international special-interest media group that is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: 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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