Roy puts the closure down to being unable to find a buyer for the sites. The closure comes hot on the heals of Roy withdrawing the websites from the Apple Store & iTunes affiliates schemes in late October 2010.
"The thing that I will take the most away from the eight years running
the sites is that it has allowed me to interact with a fantastic Mac
community in New Zealand and overseas. I want to take this opportunity
to thank you all for your support and use of the site over the years," said Roy.
UPDATED - Roy is telling users of the site that "I will be keeping ownership of the domain names and I will not be passing on the user/subscriber list to any third party." But TechDay understands that the websites including databases are being actively sold to the highest bidder.
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