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    What IT magazines do you read?

    I've been reading PCPro for a few years now, but I'm getting a bit bored by it and the subscription's running out soon. I fancy a change.

    What does everyone else here read? Any decent computer magazines worth subscribing to?

    I also read zdnet online, but I'd still like a printed magazine to read on the bus/in bed etc.

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    Re: What IT magazines do you read?

    Linux Format.

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    Re: What IT magazines do you read?

    Quote Originally Posted by webman
    Linux Format.
    I bought a copy of that a while back and it was good. I'm still not converted to Linux, though. I've been intending to for years, maybe reading LF will encourage me.

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    Re: What IT magazines do you read?

    Linux Journal

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    Re: What IT magazines do you read?

    PCFormat, Computer Shopper and Computer Weekly.

    PCFormat has gone a bit childish recently, but computer shopper has some interesting articles. MacBiter was good, but he died in October!

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    Re: What IT magazines do you read?

    None anymore. While at Uni I used to read PC Pro, PWC, Linux format, Linux journal, PC Plus, Acorn User, Computer Shopper and PC Format.

    It was very heavy to carry around when they all came out!

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    Re: What IT magazines do you read?

    Computer Weekly and MicroMart

    but i hide them in a copy of Zoo or Nutz ;-)

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    Re: What IT magazines do you read?

    I haven't bought any for 8+ years now. I don't think any of them offer anything that can't be found online!

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    Re: What IT magazines do you read?

    computer weekly and computer arts (if that counts)

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    Re: What IT magazines do you read?

    Thanks. Computer Weekly seems popular. I've subscribed to PCPro for five years now, but it just seems to be the same sort of thing coming round every so often. It's probably me, but I'm getting less and less useful info from it each time.

    Are there any decent online mags (free or subscribed) worth looking at regularly?

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    Re: What IT magazines do you read?

    i tend to trawl a few IT websites... theregister.co.uk, tomshardware.com, bluesnews.com (gming related, but has some other IT stuff), arstechnica.com come to mind

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    Re: What IT magazines do you read?

    PcPro & Computing through work
    Personal Computer World and Windows IT Pro personally

    PCW is OK but wouldnt recommend Windows IT Pro - very american orientated and you dont get a lot of content for your money. Now and again it makes up for it though

    Used to buy Micro Mart every week but some of the articles were absolute rubbish - barely about computing at all. And it was costing £8 a month

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    Re: What IT magazines do you read?

    Linux Format, plus the others when I get hold of a copy, sometimes I pick-up computer hardware magazines, have bought Micromart but only when Karoshi was in it

    I also read though computer weekly and all the others that arrive at work.

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    Re: What IT magazines do you read?

    Used to read PCFormat a few years back but it started to get a bit tosh... I read TopGear nowadays

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    Re: What IT magazines do you read?

    Quote Originally Posted by OverWorked
    Thanks. Computer Weekly seems popular...
    Probably because we get a free subscription (Same with Computing, IT Week, Information Age and CRN!)



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