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Old 12-31-2008, 04:08 AM   #21
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I hate digital copies of things that should be in print; like books, comics, and magazines. The only exception I have is newspapers. Articles are short enough in newspapers to read through a few without getting a headache or wanting to get up out of your chair. Magazines don't even make a lot of money off their subscribers. Their dough comes from advertisements. Maybe PC Mag couldn't sell enough copies so their advertisement real estate was worthless.
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Old 12-31-2008, 09:01 AM   #22
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put a fork in them....
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Old 12-31-2008, 09:50 AM   #23
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I'm guessing PC World will follow suit soon, as if that matters considering the overall quality of the magazine has been on a steep decline for the last 3 years.
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Old 12-31-2008, 09:56 AM   #24
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I wouldn't read a magazine on a computer. I read magazines in bed before sleep, and I wouldn't print it
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Old 12-31-2008, 12:37 PM   #25
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Subscriptions pay for the paper and ink, advertisements give them profit, but you need subscribers for successful advertisements. A vicious circle they are in.
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Old 12-31-2008, 01:53 PM   #26
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I guess I'm just old school but I prefer reading a magazine instead of online articles. I wouldn't pay to read a bunch of articles on my computer. Very stupid move in my opinion.
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Old 12-31-2008, 01:59 PM   #27
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I paid for ink and paper. Not for a bloody email that goes in my spam folder.
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Old 12-31-2008, 02:19 PM   #28
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hmmm...i think you can just read it for free altogether now lol

http://www.pcmag.com/current_issue/
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Wow...didn't hear about this. What a shame.

I never subscribed to them, but since my dad owns a chiropractic clinic, they always send him free isses in hopes that his patients will read them and subscribe. I must say, good magazine...shame they're going digital only.

Seems a lot of magazines are going under now. Sport Compact Car magazine recently just got the axe as well.
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Old 12-31-2008, 06:15 PM   #30
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I'm not liking the mass move to online magazines that much either. I prefer a paper magazine I can read on the couch or in bed before I go to sleep. It's just not the same on a computer screen IMO.
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