NAPCO’s Consumer Technology Publishing Group Acquires Sites from Dabbledoo Media

Philadelphia, PA – Oct. 12, 2009 – The Consumer Technology Publishing Group (CTPG), a division of North American Publishing Company, announced today the completion of its acquisition of Dabbledoo Media sites,,, and

Eric Schwartz, President and Publisher of CTPG said, “Gadgetell, Appletell and Gamertell are the perfect addition to our existing portfolio of consumer electronic publications and media properties. They provide an ideal foundation on which to meaningfully increase our Internet presence. Additionally, our advertiser partners will benefit from new engagement opportunities and a means to reach a larger audience.”

The Dabbledoo sites are maintained by nine editors and associate editors, complimented by fifty writers. With their CTPG colleagues, the newly expanded editorial team will be one of the largest in the world covering consumer electronics.

The Consumer Technology Publishing Group (CTPG), a division of North American Publishing Company covers the entire spectrum of products and services associated with the consumer electronics industry. CTPG is the publisher of Dealerscope, CustomRetailer, Picture Business, Home Furnishings Business and E-Gear magazines along with integrated websites and E-newsletters. CTPG is organizer of CEA Line Shows and Digital Downtown Conference Program. CTPG offers a custom publishing service that is successful in producing specialty products such as The Official International CES® Preshow Planner, Directory and Show Guide, E-Gear’s Guide to Collegiate Gadgets, CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles® magazine, HD Living and the HTSA Quarterly for the Home Theater Specialists of America and the Home Entertainment Source® Insider Magazine.

Adam Berger and Doug Berger founded Dabbledoo Media, a division of Dabbledoo, LLC, four years ago at Indiana University. It was built as an online consumer technology media network that focused on consumer electronics (, Apple (, and gaming (

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For more information, please contact Eric Schwartz,, 215.238.5420.

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