Macworld Announces 2007 Best of Show Winners; For the first time, award-winning editors present annual Best of Show awards as a feature presentation at Macworld Conference and Expo.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – JANUARY 11, 2007- Macworld, the world's foremost Mac authority in print and on the Web, revealed the annual Best of Show award winners during the 2007 Macworld Conference and Expo on Wednesday, January 10, 2007 in San Francisco. And, for the first time ever, the Macworld Best of Show awards were showcased as a feature presentation in front of an audience of approximately 1,000 Expo attendees. Hosted by Macworld VP/Editor in Chief Jason Snell and Macworld.com News Director Jim Dalrymple, the 11 winners were announced through short video clips created by the editors discussing the award-winning attributes of honorees interspersed with live demos on stage.
The 2007 Macworld Best of Show winners are:
Photoshop – Adobe
Premiere – Adobe
Apple TV – Apple
iPhone – Apple
Prey – Aspyr Media
ModBook – Axiotron and Other World Computing
George – Chestnut Hill Sound
IntelliScanner mini – IntelliScanner
LCD2690WUXi – NEC
Parallels Desktop for Mac – Parallels
Toast 8 – Roxio
"Each year, Macworld editors see more imaginative, innovative, and inspired products in the Mac market," said Jason Snell, VP/Editor in Chief of Macworld. "The 2007 Best of Show honorees are some of the most creative we've ever seen — these winners help define industry standards and raise the bar for creativity in the future. Congratulations to everyone!"
To qualify for an award, products must be making their first major trade show appearance and must be recognized by Macworld's editors as among the most notable products being displayed at Macworld Conference and Expo. Hundreds of products were considered before the field was narrowed down to the 11 winners.
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