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PC Magazine stops print edition

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The last print edition of PC Magazine will be the January 2009 issue.  All subscribers will be moved to the digital edition.  I’ve been a subscriber for the last decade and have watched them make several changes in the last few years that haven’t worked. The first nail was the new redesign that only gave a cursory review and prompted you to go online for the full version: if I wanted to read a review online I wouldn’t buy a magazine.  Next they dropped the twice monthly print and went…read more

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Bad advice in PC Mag’s Ultimate PC Upgrade Guide

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Reading the October 2008 issue of PC Magazine and got angry at some crappy advice in their upgrade guide.  First issue is they call it the “ultimate” guide on the cover but open the magazine and it’s now called “PC Magazine’s Essential Upgrade Guide” and is a total of five pages.  Page 74 tells you to upgrade your hard drive and then suggests buying Norton Ghost 14 for $70 to copy over the contents of your old drive to your new larger drive.  Yes Ghost does other things but they…read more

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