Now that Mac OS X has been
released to manufacturing, Apple is slating promotional in-store events on March 24-25 to coincide with the release.
For a list of North American stores (sorry, but we’re not aware of what, if anything, is planned abroad) that are participating, check out
Apple’s In-Store Events Web site. There may be other stories and user groups that are also planning special events.
For instance, Washington Apple Pi — a Mac user group (MUG) — will hold a Mac OS X Installation Party on March 24. J.D. Mankovsky, senior systems engineer for Apple, will be on hand to demonstrate installation and operation of Mac OS X. Pi members will be doing live installations, and vendors will be on hand selling copies of the new OS to those wanting to join the party.
Regional MUGs and their members are invited to attend, and can sponsor the party by registering. Details are available on the Washington
Apple Pi Web site. If your user group is planning a special Mac OS X event, let us know by dropping a line to