Los Angeles Macintosh Group launches site for iMac peripherals
offers one-stop site for Mac-compatible USB information

Los Angeles — July 15, 1998 — The Los Angeles Macintosh Group (LAMG)
announced today the premiere of, a Web site dedicated to
helping Macintosh users take advantage of Universal Serial Bus (USB)
products. USB is the cross-platform connectivity standard that Apple
Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) will first adopt with its upcoming iMac, a
consumer-focused computer due on August 15.

The iMac made its Southern California debut at an LAMG meeting in June,
where it met with an enthusiastic response. As the world prepares for the
release of the iMac, the LAMG site ( will become a
valuable source for information on iMac peripherals such as floppy drives,
scanners, keyboards and printers. The group is working together with
manufacturers of these devices to provide current drivers and links to
company sites.

“We expect the iMac to have a huge impact on the Mac community,” stated
LAMG President Tom Negrino. “And iMac owners will need to know what
peripherals are compatible with the USB interface on the iMac and future
Apple machines. will be the first place for Mac users to turn
with USB questions, and to download the latest USB software.”

For more info contact LAMG at (310) 319-1821, ( or

CONTACT: Press please contact Lisa Taylor at the LAMG office, at (310)
319-1821. Peripheral developers and manufacturers please email

ABOUT LAMG: LAMG is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping
microcomputer users use their computers as productively and pleasurably as
possible. Celebrating its 14th anniversary in 1998, LAMG has grown to be
one of the largest computer user groups world-wide with over 5,000 members.