“The internet has claimed yet another print victim as London-based MacUser Magazine, one of the oldest Apple-centric magazines in the world, announced on Friday that it would wind down operations following the release of its February 2015 issue,” AppleInsider reports.
“Launched in 1985, MacUser is perhaps most famous for inventing the “mouse” ratings system later popularized by MacWorld in the U.S.,” AppleInsider reports. “‘MacUser has helped make Dennis Publishing the business it is today and has contributed to establishing us as the largest technology publisher in the UK,’ Dennis Publishing executive Ian Westwood said in a release. ‘The decision to cease publication of MacUser was very tough and one that was not taken lightly. Unfortunately, due to challenging market conditions, the closure was unavoidable.'”
Read more in the full article here.
Read the full statement from Dennis Publishing about MacUser‘s closure here.
MacDailyNews Take: We fondly remember thumbing through MacUser on the magazine racks in the Borders bookstore before it went out of business a few years ago.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Lynn Weiler” and “gedboy” for the heads up.]