A.P.P.L.E. to Restart Call-A.P.P.L.E. Magazine

Press Release

Date:             20 March 2002
News:           A.P.P.L.E. to publish Call –A.P.P.L.E. magazine again.

The premier Apple computing magazine available once again.

Seattle, Wa. – 20 March 2002 — Apple PugetSound Program Library Exchange (A.P.P.L.E.), one of the worlds largest user groups will be releasing the first issue of Volume 14 of it’s magazine Call-A.P.P.L.E..

This will be the first issue of the magazine after a twelve-year hiatus. The last issue released by A.P.P.L.E. was Volume 13, Number 1 which was the only issue released in 1990.

Call –A.P.P.L.E. will carry forth many of the innovations for the older Apple II and Macintosh computers as well as information and software and programming hints for the latest iMac series computers. The return issue of the magazine will be released on 10 April 2002 and will be numbered Volume 14 Number 1 with another issue following 1 month later on the 10 June 2002.

The magazine will be available online in Adobe® PDF format as well as Microsoft ™ Reader® 2.0 format from the A.P.P.L.E. web site at www.callapple.org. The return issue will be made available to the general public through the A.P.P.L.E. web site while further issues will be available to A.P.P.L.E. members only.

The magazine will be about 50 pages on average during the first year with this increasing as more information comes available.

About A.P.P.L.E.

A.P.P.L.E. is an all volunteer user’s group which supports members in the Apple II , Macintosh and iMac communities. The members run the organization as well as support all aspects of the business. A.P.P.L.E. was established in 1978, the main offices were closed in 1990.  The group continued to operate throughout the 1990’s through the efforts of Dick Hubert and Norman Dodge with the BBS being shut down in 2001.  The A.P.P.L.E. user group was then re-organized and re-established in 2002. Further information about the group can be found at it’s web site at www.callapple.org. Press information requests can be sent to press@callapple.org.

A.P.P.L.E. and Call –A.P.P.L.E. are copyrights of Apple PugetSound Program Library Exchange. Apple II and Macintosh are copyrights of Apple Computer Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective holders.

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About the Author

Bill Martens

A.P.P.L.E. Chairman of the Board and Club president -- Bill worked for the founder, Val J. Golding and A.P.P.L.E. from 1981 to 1982. In 1999, he began archiving the materials which were distributed and sold by A.P.P.L.E.. That project led to the group that remained of A.P.P.L.E. Bill was involved in the financial industry in Tokyo and has over 20 major office infrastructure projects to his name. In March 2001, he retired to write books and to spend more time pursuing personal interests. As the president of the users group, Bill is in charge of distribution of Call-A.P.P.L.E. magazine as well as the organization of this web site. Bill currently resides in Tokyo, Japan and Shelton, Wa splitting time between the places.