The former editor of Macworld has joined Purch as senior editor at two of their properties: Tom’s Guide and

Michaels was at Macworld from 1999 to 2012, first as associate editor, then later as executive editor. Until recently Michaels was editor-in-chief of IDG’s

From the company’s announcement:

Tom’s Guide is a leading technology-focused website that consumers depend on for information and advice throughout the product life cycle, helping make buying decisions easier. Through our in-depth reviews, buying guides and other engaging content, we help shoppers determine what to buy, when to buy it and how to use it., part of Tom’s Guide, celebrates the infusion of mobile technology in our daily lives and provides the information and insights that enable its readers to thrive in a wireless world. It serves as the essential guide for mobile professionals and tech-savvy consumers who depend upon our expert product evaluations, helpful how-to advice, and examination of the societal impact of mobile technology.

Between Tom’s Guide and Laptop Mag, the sites reach more than 20 million visitors per month.

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