pcmagazine digital The print edition of PC Magazine will be discontinued from January 2009 as the magazine publishers have decided to go 100% digital. That means you will still be able buy a copy of PC Magazine like before but the mode of delivery will change – the monthly issue will land in your email inbox instead of the mailbox.

Now here’s a more interesting offer – you can grab a one-year subscription of PC Magazine (Digital Edition) for free using this link (expired). Type in your email and they’ll send you the download link as soon as a new issue of PC Magazine becomes available.

Update: The PC Magazine offer is no longer available. You can however still read PC Magazine and other popular magazines for free using the Safari hack.

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Here’s a sample issue of PC Magazine digital format. You can either read it in your browser or download and read it offline.

More magazine titles available

If you are not too excited about PC Magazine, there are other options as well including Adobe Layers, Men’s Journal, iPhone Life, Parenting, MIT Technology Review, Yoga, US News, Penthouse, Playboy and Popular Science. You can subscribe to any of them for free.

This offer is part of the Read Green initiative where they’re giving away one-year subscriptions of several digital magazines for free to make people realize the benefits of this environment-friendly magazine format. The only catch is that you can subscribe to one magazine per email address which is the same as your Zinio Account.