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Magazine Articles: Macworld

Before forming the Zango Group, Galen Gruman was an editor at Macworld, during the key transitions from a stand-alone platform to part of the greater PC universe and from the Motorola 680x0 to the PowerPC chip platforms, as well as during the tumultous times when Apple experimented with allowing Macintosh clones.From 1991 to 1998, he served as a features editor, executive editor, and editor of the magazine. The sample covers below show the types of editorial direction he led the magazine to. He also wrote many articles during that time and continued to contribute reviews occasionally.

»  Note that Galen has also written stories for Macworld Online; stories commissioned for the online site may be found here.

» Note that articles below are grouped by category, then by topic, then finally by date. Also, most pre-2000 articles are not available online.


Publishing Technology: Analysis | How-to | Reviews | News
Consumer Technology: Analysis | Opinion | How-to | Reviews | News

Analysis

  • ANALYSIS: The Document Range War, Nov. 1994

How-To

  • HOW-TO: How QuarkXPress 4.0 Will Change Your Life, Jan. 1998

Reviews

News

  • NEWS: QuarkXPress 4.0 Emphasizes Workgroups, Books, Aug. 1995
  • NEWS: PageMaker 6.5 Goes for the JugularNov. 1996
  • NEWS: A FedEx for the Internet, Feb. 1997

Analysis

  • ANALYSIS: The Mac Reborn, Sept. 1996
  • ANALYSIS: Why Apple Pulled the Plug, Nov. 1997
  • ANALYSIS: What's Next for the Mac OS? March 1997
  • ANALYSIS: Time for a New OS? Feb. 1997
  • ANALYSIS: What the New OS Strategy Means to You, April 1997
  • ANALYSIS: Mac OS 8's Tortuous Journey, March 1997
  • ANALYSIS: Mac OS 8: Back to Square One, November 1996
  • ANALYSIS: Copland: Rebuilding the Mac OS, April 2005
  • ANALYSIS: The Mac OS Unveiled, July 1995
  • ANALYSIS: The Mac's Jazzy New Face, July 1995
  • ANALYSIS: The New Windows Threat, Feb. 1995
  • ANALYSIS: Windows NT's Challenge, Nov. 2005
  • ANALYSIS: Power Mac vs. Pentium PC, Feb. 1995
  • ANALYSIS: New 9500 vs. PCs, Aug. 1995
  • ANALYSIS: X704 Not Even Close to Eclipsing Pentium, July 1997
  • ANALYSIS: Apple Pins Hopes on Gossamer, Aug. 1997
  • ANALYSIS: Up Close: What Two Mac Designs Offer, Sept. 1997
  • ANALYSIS: Inside the Next-Generation Macs, Sept. 1997
  • ANALYSIS: The 604 Advantage, May 1995
  • ANALYSIS: The PCI Bus's New Course, Sept. 1994
  • ANALYSIS: OpenDoc and OLE 2.0, Nov. 1994
  • ANALYSIS: Faster 680X0 Emulation, Oct. 1995
  • ANALYSIS: PowerBook: What's Next? Jan. 1996

Opinion

  • OPINION: The Honeymoon Is Over, July 5, 1996
  • OPINION: Microsoft's Mac Delusion, July 1 1996
  • OPINION: Is Ignorance Bliss? July 23, 1996
  • OPINION: Apple's Clone Turnaround, Aug. 2, 1996

How-To

  • HOW-TO: Making the Move to Power Mac, Feb. 2005
  • HOW-TO: The Mac Does Windows, Oct. 1994
  • HOW-TO: Windows Beauty Tips, April 1998
  • HOW-TO: Macworld's Top 101 Tips, July 1997
  • HOW-TO: Publishing Powerhouses, in Put Your Files in the Fast Lane, April 1999

Reviews

  • REVIEW: Superfast Clones Challenge the Power Mac , June 1996
  • REVIEW: PowerPC 750 Systems, March 1998
  • REVIEW: 15 New Mac Systems: The Race Intensifies, Oct. 1996
  • REVIEW: More Mac for Your Money, April 1997
  • REVIEW: Motorola's Hot New Macs, Nov. 1996
  • REVIEW: The New Speed Champs, July 1996
  • REVIEW: The Vast Mac Expanse, Dec. 1996
  • REVIEW: Fastest Macs Alive, Nov. 1995
  • REVIEW: PowerPC Portables, Nov. 1995
  • REVIEW: The Best Mac for the Job, Feb. 1996
  • REVIEW: High-Performance Systems, Oct. 1996
  • REVIEW: SOHO Systems, Feb. 1997
  • REVIEW: Midrange Mac Systems, Feb. 1997
  • REVIEW: PowerCurve 601/120, April 1996
  • REVIEW: Power Mac 9600/200, May 1997
  • REVIEW: PowerBase Series, Jan. 1997
  • REVIEW: DayStar Millennium G3/307, June 1998
  • REVIEW: More Power for Performas, Sept. 1995
  • REVIEW: PowerWave 604 Series, Feb. 1996
  • REVIEW: PowerBook 5300c, Feb. 1996
  • REVIEW: PowerBook Duo 2300c, April 1996
  • REVIEW: PowerBook Duo 280c and Duo Dock II, Oct. 1994
  • REVIEW: PowerBook 540c, Oct. 1994
  • REVIEW: The Split-Personality Mac, Sept. 1995
  • REVIEW: Mac Life Preservers, April 1998
  • REVIEW: PC Compatibility Solutions, Sept. 1996
  • REVIEW: PC MacLAN 7.2 for Windows 95/98, June 1999
  • REVIEW: AppleTalk for Windows 95, March 1996
  • REVIEW: Mac-Disk-Mounting Utilities for PCs, Jan. 1999
  • REVIEW: Mac-Disk Mounters, June 2000
  • REVIEW: MacDrive 98 3.0, Oct. 1999
  • REVIEW: MacDrive 98 2.0, June 1998
  • REVIEW: Executor 2, Feb. 1997
  • REVIEW: Timbukto Pro Gets Personal, Nov. 1996
  • REVIEW: Timbuktu Pro 3.0, Jan. 1997
  • REVIEW: Timbukto Pro 2.0 for Networks, May 1996

News

  • NEWS: Motorola, IBM Drop Mac Clones, Dec. 1997
  • NEWS: Possible Hope in Licensing Fracas, Sept. 1997
  • NEWS: Apple's Clone Support in Question, June 1997
  • NEWS: Motorola, Umax Get Be OS License, May 1997
  • NEWS: CHRP Moves Closer to Reality, Nov. 1996
  • NEWS: CHRP Moves Ahead, Feb. 1997
  • NEWS: IBM Reveals Its Ambitious Mac Plans, July 1996
  • NEWS: IBM's Mac Quest, Nov. 1996
  • NEWS: The Mac Portable for the '90s, May 1997
  • NEWS: Are Clones Really Cheaper? Feb. 1996
  • NEWS: Power Computing Clones Arrive, July 2005
  • NEWS: First Power Macintosh Clones Debut, March 1995
  • NEWS: Spindler Says Clones on the Way, Nov. 1994
  • NEWS: Amelio Ousted, Sept. 1997
  • NEWS: Apple Fires Spindler, Brings in Amelio, April 1996
  • NEWS: Mac OS 8 Ships with No Licensing Deal, Oct. 1997
  • NEWS: The Mac OS's Interim Steps, March 1997
  • NEWS: Apple Hedges Its OS Bets, Nov. 1995
  • NEWS: Copland's New Abilities, April 1996
  • NEWS: Toss Those System 7.5 Patches, May 1996
  • NEWS: Power Computing's Notebook, Oct. 1996
  • NEWS: PowerTower Pro Speed for Everyone, June 1997
  • NEWS: Tatung Shows First 75MHz Bus System, Aug. 1997
  • NEWS: New Notebooks, Desktops on Horizon, May 1996
  • NEWS: Glimpse of the Future, Sept. 1994
  • NEWS: PowerBooks May Face Delay, Sept. 1994
  • NEWS: PCI Power Mac Preview, Dec. 1994
  • NEWS: Apple Speeds Up Power Mac Line, March 1995
  • NEWS: Apple Pushes Power Mac to 110MHz, Jan. 1995
  • NEWS: Apple Won't Fix NuBus Flaws, March 1995
  • NEWS: NuBus Woes Update, April 1995
  • NEWS: Apple Plans 3D Chip, Nov. 1994
  • NEWS: The Mac Hits 300MHz, Feb. 1997
  • NEWS: Truly Personal Computers, Aug. 1996
  • NEWS: First Add-ons to New PowerPC Notebooks, Nov. 1995
  • NEWS: Fast PCs for Power Macs , Jan. 1995
  • NEWS: Software's Third Wave, March 1995
  • NEWS: The Windows 95 Waiting Game, Feb. 1996
  • NEWS: Desktop LCD Monitors Get Cheaper, April 1996

Sample covers below represent Macworld during Galen's tenure.