DigitalLife Magazines from Ziff Davis Media
NEW YORK, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Ziff Davis Media announced today the launch of the DigitalLife summer and holiday season newsstand only magazines, which will debut in June and October 2005, respectively. The DigitalLife publications are brand extensions of Ziff Davis Media's new and popular consumer electronics event DigitalLife (http://www.digitallife.com), which is held annually in October at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.
The DigitalLife magazines will provide consumers with informative, entertaining articles and product reviews about which consumer electronics products and services to purchase and how these products can enhance a variety of summer activities and holiday experiences.
"The DigitalLife event last year was packed with consumers and clearly manufacturers and their potential customers were looking for a place to interact -. to ask questions and learn about the latest consumer electronics technologies and videogames on the market," said Jeremy Kaplan, Editor, DigitalLife magazine. "The DigitalLife magazines will broaden and deepen that experience, providing consumers with fun and useful how-to information and valuable advice for how to make the most of their consumer electronics investments."
The summer edition of DigitalLife is scheduled to go on sale nationwide on June 7, 2005, while the holiday edition will be available on October 11, 2005. The holiday edition is timed to coincide with the launch of the second annual DigitalLife event, which takes place from October 14-16. Each edition will launch with 150,000 copies and will be featured solely on newsstands with a cover price of $4.99.
Among some of the many feature stories scheduled to appear in the DigitalLife magazines will be:
More Fun Family Vacations
* Keep the kids busy with a build-your-own media player
* Sharpen your digital photography skills to take and produce better
* Digital image backup devices, radar detectors, Sony's PSP, and more
* Improve your broadband experience
* Find the best Web sites for downloading music
* Digital vacuums, game controllers, DVRs, cool robots, and more
Better Barbeque Parties
* Host your own outdoor digital drive-in
* Get the most out of a media hub
* Camcorders, WiFi boomboxes, iPods, and more
Ziff Davis Media is a leading integrated media company focusing on the technology, videogame and consumer lifestyle markets. The Company is an information services provider of technology media including publications, websites, conferences, events, eSeminars, eNewsletters, custom publishing, list rentals, research and market intelligence. In the United States, the Company publishes 9 market-leading magazines including PC Magazine, ExtremeTech, Sync, eWEEK, CIO Insight, Baseline, Electronic Gaming Monthly, Computer Gaming World and Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine. The Company exports the power of its brands internationally, with publications in 41 countries and 20 languages. Ziff Davis Media leverages its content on the Internet with eight highly-targeted technology and gaming sites including PCMag.com, eWEEK.com, ExtremeTech.com and 1UP.com. The Company also produces highly-targeted b-to-b and consumer technology events including