PC Magazine

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  • PC Magazine: Best Internet & Computing Magazine

    Dec 13, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: The Industry Standalone
    Cons: Zero

    Summary: When someone confided in me, the other day, that magazines are going by the wayside due to the presence of the Internet – I was appalled. This is far from the truth. Not everyone is on the Internet. Besides, reading lengthy articles on the ... read more

  • PC Magazine: The Professional PC Magazine!

    Dec 26, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Professional layout, voice, and articles!
    Cons: Lots of ads!

    Summary: PC Magazine is a monthly computer magazine designed for the users of PC computers. It is a popular computer magazine that follows the PC scene from hardware, to software, to peripherals, to trends and more. I have been reading PC ... read more

  • PC Magazine; The Premiere “Everything” Computer Magazine

    Feb 17, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Professionally written and edited; timely information; First Looks at just released equipment.
    Cons: None

    Summary: PC Magazine used to be one of several technology related professional magazine I read in order to stay tuned to the ever shifting sands of computer technology. The others have come and go; only PC Magazine has remained on my nightstand. ... read more

  • A great magazine!!

    Nov 14, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good subscription price, great reviews and just a joy to read.
    Cons: None

    Summary: I really like this magazine, a lot. It reminds me of Epinions in that most of the products that are reviewed in PC Mag are given a rating via the five ball system. If the five balls are filled in red then the product received a great review and comes ... read more

  • Thin Magazine Packs a Punch

    Jun 25, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Informative, hefty content, caters to most geeks (gamers and IT pros alike)
    Cons: none

    Summary: This review has been updated I've always look past PC Magazine, as it felt like a boring ... ... read more

  • You Want to Know Whats New with PC's Look No Further Than

    Sep 20, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Very informative, not to hard to read and understand.
    Cons: A bit too many ads.

    Summary: We actually won our subscription to PC magazine. We do plan on ordering it though when our prize subscription is up. I even purchased a whole big box full of last years PC magazine issues at a yard sale because we love them so much. I find it very ... read more

  • PC MAGAZINE:Honesty, Class, and Cuts To The Chase

    Sep 10, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Clarity in covering the many aspects of the computer world.
    Cons: Too deep for beginners.

    Summary: Tens of thousands of years ago, back in the caveman-and-cavewoman days, so we are told, the cavemen were always out hunting and working on their tools, like sharpening their spears as they went out to hunt the wily woolly mammoth. The cavewomen, on the ... read more

  • A good magazine, but you can save money and read it on the web site

    Aug 5, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: First looks; somewhat detailed articles; Editorials are interesting
    Cons: Main reviews not always consumer-oriented

    Summary: PC Magazine tends to be an up and down magazine. It covers a wide variety of topics, from PC reviews, to internet security, to networking, business-buying decisions and other topics. It is good in the depth of information it provides, but because I am ... read more

  • stay far away

    Dec 20, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: cheap price
    Cons: too many to list

    Summary: I've been a subscriber to PC MAGAZINE for about 2 years,but never again.I've watched this magazine go down hill fast.It used to be helpful to the average computer user,but it now seems to be a sales magazine for the big companies to sell the new,but not ... read more

  • Still GREAT!...A must buy!

    Nov 16, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Clear,complete,easy to understand
    Cons: A bit pricier than some of the others

    Summary: I have been reading this magazine for quite a number of years for quite a few reasons.The most obvious ones have to be the complete reviews,consise and timely presentation of "NEW" products and technologies available and the clear,yet simple ... read more

  • PC Magazine: Why Have You Forsaken My Friends?

    Oct 24, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: High-Quality Articles
    Cons: Less Relevant To General PC Users

    Summary: Here's a flash for ya: The Internet -- you may have heard of it -- has brought sweeping changes to the computer industry and, indeed, life in these here United States. We're starting to think the Internet may actually amount to something some day. ... read more

  • Not for the home guy anymore!

    Aug 25, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: High end products reviewed, if that is what you are looking for
    Cons: Too heady. Intended for IT professionals, not the average Joe

    Summary: I used to subscribe to PC Magazine. In fact, I had been a subscriber for more than 7 years. But that all came to an end recently when my subscription ran out. My interests hadn't changed, but the magazine sure did. It was always somewhat ... read more

  • Going crazy for PC Magazine!!

    Aug 8, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: many editorials, not that expensive, many buying guides
    Cons: has a little too many ads

    Summary: If you like computers, I think you should order the PC Magazine. This company's website is located at www.pcmag.com. In this magazine, you will find information about many computers such as HP, Compaq, and Dell. You will also find out whats hot and whats ... read more

  • If you are on the cutting edge, but still old fashioned....

    Jun 21, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good editorials, well written
    Cons: Generic information, price of mag, adds

    Summary: If you are on the "cutting edge" of technology, but still old fashioned enough to get the latest and greatest information digitally, then PC Magazine may be for you. This comment is meant to be condescending, as I think many of you guys are ... read more

  • Thanks, too many ads.

    May 23, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good articles and themes
    Cons: Too many adds

    Summary: Yes, I know that the ads help the magazine to be at the market and make a better one. But, recently when I bought an issue of this one, I was very angry because there were too many ads, not the common ones but a very large list of Reply Mail Letters and ... read more

  • It Could Be Great

    May 21, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Price, Quantity of Information
    Cons: Quality, Standardization of Content

    Summary: PC Magazine is one of those I subscribe to...but could live without. Any magazine which can't really find its niche in the homes of readers doesn't necessarily have the opportunity to explode. PC Magazine varies monthly in content. Some ... read more

  • Good magazine, but mostly for business IT.

    May 9, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great coverage and comparisons
    Cons: Too oriented for business professionals.

    Summary: A few years ago, when I first subscribed to PC Magazine, it was still discussing "tweaking" Windows 3.1 and writing articles about WordPerfect 4 for Windows. Since then, the magazine has changed. A lot. It's focus has changed from a ... read more

  • Be careful what you pay.

    May 4, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: reviews some of the latest gadgets
    Cons: information can be found other places, charges people different prices

    Summary: I subscribed to PC Magazine on and off for several years. As with most magazines, I started receiving renewal notices soon after I subscribed. Most of them were pitched without being opened. When it did become time to think about renewing, I got ... read more

  • Useful if Experienced

    Apr 18, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Up to date industry coverage
    Cons: Not really interested in watching out for the Consumer's best interest

    Summary: I agree that PC Magazine is a decent magazine. However, I, too, subscribe to several industry magazines, and have subscribed to PC Mag for, oh, 8 years, off-and-on. My latest conclusions? a) Not a "best choice" for Beginners or ... read more

  • One of my favorites

    Apr 18, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Its got everything
    Cons: The advertisements

    Summary: I'll tell you I read all types of computer magazines ranging from magazines that focus mainly on hardware to others that focus mainly on the internet, but for some reason PC magazine has been more appealing to me than all the others. First of all, PC ... read more

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