Thursday, July 11, 2013

'Makes Sense Dept.': PCWorld Magazine Goes Digital-Only

Following the lead of many of its competitors, San Francisco-based PCWorld magazine, owned by IDG, ends a 30-year run with its August 2013, edition, and will continue as a digital-only monthly computer magazine, according to an article by

The sensible decision to focus on digital and Web site issues was made by IDG in hopes of retrieving a readership that has shrunk by two-thirds. Rivals, such as PC Magazine and Laptop, already publish online only, since 2008 and 2012, respectively. Computer geeks who still like to get ink on their fingers can thumb through paper editions of Macworld and MacLife.

PCWorld debuted on newsstands in 1983.

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