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Most Helpful Favorable Review

8 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

PC magazine is for people who want to know more about tech not the super tech nerds.

I like PC magazine and it's content. It gives me a little more no how on the technical world. Within my circle I'm the gadget know how girl and this keeps me pretty updated. You forget this is a monthly subscription and contant is changing every day so no it will not...
I like PC magazine and it's content. It gives me a little more no how on the technical world. Within my circle I'm the gadget know how girl and this keeps me pretty updated. You forget this is a monthly subscription and contant is changing every day so no it will not be as updated as said a well constructed website. But if you really like tech, have a busy life, but would like to relax on your sofa and read what is going on around the computer world this is a good buy. No, not for you guy that sits in front of your computer six hours a day or someone who has a job that pretains to constantly being in the know. Just your average person who has a job not in the field and is your average consumer because we all know magazines are for consumers silly nerds. That being said it would have at least one more good artical to teach a little more but that is all I am giving you on this one. So take it, later boys. OH and aftrer thought if you wrote a review and don't have a NookColor then seriously what you wrote means nothing because that is the platform it is meant to be on.

posted by Ev33_3C on January 16, 2011

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Most Helpful Critical Review

10 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

In a word...HORRIBLE and not worth the $1.49 an issue.

HORRIBLE content. It's like visiting the internet once a month...and reading only one site. Outdated by the time it gets to you in the form of a ~70 page e-zine.

HORRIBLE reading experience. Navigation limited to COVER and FIRST PAGE, no jumps to articles.

HOR...
HORRIBLE content. It's like visiting the internet once a month...and reading only one site. Outdated by the time it gets to you in the form of a ~70 page e-zine.

HORRIBLE reading experience. Navigation limited to COVER and FIRST PAGE, no jumps to articles.

HORRIBLE subscription management. Have tried to cancel subscription twice, but still got new issue. Not a problem I want when I hit "cancel"...but now I've got to deal with it.

I think that the fact that I neither want to pay for another issue nor be troubled with further issues, even if unbilled, says it all.

posted by dbqp on March 7, 2010

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 27, 2012

    What's happened to PC Mag?

    I used to love reading PC Magazine. I subscribed to the digital edition only to find that it's now an Apple fan-boy magazine. Apple, Apple, Apple. I don't happen to own an Apple computer nor do I own an iPad. And that makes 75% of this magazine irrelevant to me. And the parts of this magazine that aren't glorifying Apple products in endless article after article are now reviews of products that I will never own. Reviews of cell phones. Don't care. Reviews of cameras. Don't care. Reviews of office printers. Don't care. A giant section on laptops. A bit more relevant, but only if you're looking to buy a new laptop. And I'm not. The 974th article written this week on the 10 cell phone apps that I "must have!". Naahhh. And the 11 billionth article on the certain, absolute, impending death of the desktop computer (Yawn. Again? Really? The nerdosphere has been saying this for years. Something new, please?) In all fairness, there WAS a preview of Windows 8 that I enjoyed, but there wasn't much else that I found that applied to me or to my daily constant use of PC's. So, I thumbed through my latest edition of PC Magazine in about 2 minutes, page after page of nothing that I could use and page after page of reviews of products that I'm never going to buy (and am not interested in reading about either). As a performance PC builder and power user, this magazine offers nothing at all for me anymore. It's now just endless product reviews and things that really aren't relevant to a PC user. Subscription cancelled.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 17, 2012

    great

    just like the paper mag

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  • Posted August 22, 2011

    Not so good...

    I'm not excited about PC Mag anymore. Their magazines are small and nothing technical in there like the old days. Mostly reviews...reviews...reviews. They need to get in the geek of things again! I won't renew.

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  • Posted August 15, 2011

    PC Magazine on Nook

    I love the way Pc Magazine is presented on Nook. I used to subscribed to it on the Kindle, but Nook reading of the magazine is far superior.

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  • Posted August 2, 2011

    Waste of money

    Not worth 1 star

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  • Posted May 3, 2011

    It has really gone downhill

    It was fun at first getting a magazine delivered to my nook color every month, but I realized that I had been misled about the content of this magazine. This is not a pc magazine. You'll find most of the pages are dedicated to tablets and iphones. Sure it has anti-virus and web browser reviews, but so does everyone else. Nothing really sets this apart from the information you find on the web. There are barely any hardware review except for expensive prebuilt computers. The editorials are ok, but they do not save the magazine. To summarize this magazine is not worth your time.

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