40 Years of PCMag: An Illustrated Guide

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40 Years of PCMag: An Illustrated Guide | PCMag

PCMag’s four decades of uninterrupted publication have included many highs and lows—along with the day-to-day work that comes with testing 2,000-plus products and services each year, dispensing endless buying advice, and covering important news as we chronicle the fast-paced world of technology. As the years wear on, even we’ve forgotten about a few major milestones.

Thankfully, the 27 years of PC Magazine in print (archived at Google Books(Opens in a new window)) and the subsequent 13 years of being online-only, plus the many years of paper and pixel overlap, are all still available. For this anniversary, we took a trip down memory lane to pull out some of the biggest events in PCMag history and the major tech milestones we’ve covered. Follow along for a fun 40-year ride.