Handheld Users Have 24/7 Access To Hundreds of Tips and Tricks for Windows-powered Pocket PCs


(CLEVELAND – March 18, 2003) – OverDrive, a leading digital media company, announced that Pocket PC magazine, the only publication devoted to WindowsÒ powered Pocket PCs and Handheld PCs, is now available for secure download throughout its worldwide retail network.

Member retailers of Content Reserve Network (www.contentreserve.com) such as the Yahoo! eBookstore at Yahoo! Shopping, Officemax.com, WHSmith.co.uk and Fictionwise.com, can now sell single issues of Pocket PC magazine in Microsoft Reader format to the PDA community.  The magazine features helpful articles, product, game and software reviews, handy tips and unique perspectives on the everyday use of Pocket PCs and other Windows-powered handheld devices.

Hal Goldstein, publisher of Pocket PC magazine said, “By partnering with Content Reserve, handheld users all over the world will be able to purchase and immediately download the latest information and content to enable them to get the most benefit out of their mobile devices.”

Steve Potash, President and CEO of OverDrive said, “Pocket PC magazine has become the leading resource among the Pocket PC and handheld community.  As a huge supporter of mobile technology, we’re excited to be able to offer this important publication through our retail channels.”


About Pocket PC Magazine

Pocket PC magazine is a bi-monthly publication published by Thaddeus Computing, Inc.  It is focused on providing content related to Pocket PCs.  The magazine can be purchased as a one-year or two-year subscription as well as from major newsstands in the U.S. and abroad.  It has a circulation of 80,000 issues.

About OverDrive, Inc.

OverDrive, Inc. is a leading provider of digital book, DRM and media marketplace technologies enabling the secure distribution over global networks. OverDrive is a strategic partner to Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT), Adobe Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADBE) and Palm Digital Media, a business unit of Palm, Inc. (NASDAQ: PALM). The company is a Gold Sponsor of the Open eBook Forum. OverDrive was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

Media Contacts

Loree Potash


(216) 573-6886 ext. 202



Nitin Gupta

Pocket PC Magazine

(641) 472-6330