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15 Cool iPad And iPhone Magazines For Tech Addicts

If you are a technology addict like me, you want to stay in touch with everything that’s new. You want to read about the latest trends, to see the hottest web design tips and to be learn about new startups. Finding this amount of information can be a pain especially when it comes to buying books or magazines. Besides the fact that is expensive, imagine yourself on a subway reading articles from ten magazines and one book. This problem can be easily solved with e-magazines, and if you have an iPad or an iPhone you’re ready to setup your newest portable library. In this article I have collected 15 very cool magazines dedicated to all you technology lovers.

Web Designer Magazine

Web Designer is the premier magazine for aspiring online creatives and industry professionals. The monthly title offers cutting-edge practical projects spanning XHTML, CSS, Flash and WordPress as well as hosting features and interviews with the web community’s most influential people. Each issue also has a dedicated Industry section covering news and views from the trade, website showcases featuring the finest design talent. Web Designer: Defining the Internet through beautiful design.

WIRED Magazine

Subscribe to WIRED’s tablet edition to get this award-winning monthly on your iPad. Already a print subscriber? Access to the tablet edition is now included with your subscription (U.S. and Canada only)—just download the WIRED app and enter your subscription information. Single issues are also available for purchase.

3D Artist Magazine

3D Artist magazine is a luxury title for fans of 3D software and the phenomenal images that can be created. Each issue is packed with advice and inspiration for 3D devotees, all written by first-class artists. The tutorials give readers valuable insight into the techniques used by 3D professionals, while interviews and features focus on the latest projects being created by commercial studios and freelancers. 3D Artist looks at all 3D disciplines, from TV and architecture design, through to film work, concept art and character development. The unique ‘Workspace’ mini-mag is for people training for a 3D career and shines the spotlight on 3D university and college courses, in addition to specific career advice from experts in the field, interviews with 3D studios and recruitment agencies, plus tips for anyone starting out as a freelancer.

Popular Mechanics Magazine

Popular Mechanics for iPad is packed with the same articles you get in the print edition, plus tons of videos, interactive charts, and the option to share stories on Facebook or Twitter.

Digital Photographer Magazine

Launched in 2002, Digital Photographer is the ultimate monthly photography magazine, delivering indispensable, practical and hands-on shooting advice. Aimed at digital enthusiasts and professional photographers, Digital Photographer features the latest high-end kit reviews, expert interviews, practical shooting advice and image-editing tutorials to help you become a better photographer. We also showcase a selection of images from DP readers every month – the ideal launch pad for your career.

Advanced Photoshop Magazine

Advanced Photoshop is the perfect magazine for honing already great Photoshop skills. Each issue is packed full of inspiring interviews and challenging tutorials, tailor-made for the more advanced digital artist. Whether you’re a Photoshop professional or simply aspiring to be one, Advanced Photoshop will help you perfect your art.

MacUser Magazine

Download the MacUser app and receive the latest complete 132 page issue of MacUser magazine completely free. MacUser is the UK’s leading Mac magazine, and published every 2 weeks.

iGIZMO Magazine

Download iGIZMO to get the latest in gadgets and consumer tech direct to your iPad. It’s like a magazine, website and TV show wrapped up in one, with HD video reviews and features, unbiased verdicts on all the latest kit, plus amazing 360-degree product shots and bags of interactivity. It’s your one stop shop for the tech that matters.

Website Magazine Digital

Stay informed on key Internet business trends and discover essential techniques for achieving Website success. The Website Magazine iPad application offers timely, high-quality news, resources and strategies for website owners, webmasters, and Internet professionals.

LAPTOP Magazine

LAPTOP—The Pulse of Mobile Tech provides the information and analysis that enable its readers to thrive in a wireless world. This essential guide for mobile professionals and tech-savvy consumers includes expert product reviews, helpful how-to advice, and insightful features examining the impact of mobile technology. Each issue includes interactive galleries, videos, easy search, and more.

2D Artist Magazine

2D Artist magazine is the ultimate CG resource for artists around the globe, whether you already work in 2D or you’re just starting out. Each issue is full of advice from 2D professionals, including tutorials and project overviews to showcase the latest techniques and tricks being used within the industry, articles and interviews to keep you up-to-date with all the latest 2D news, and galleries to showcase the best from the world of 2D and provide inspiration for your next project.


For more than 40 years, Computerworld has been the leading source of technology news and information for IT influencers worldwide. Computerworld guides readers with analysis of news, transformational technologies and technology trends, providing peer-based content with real-world strategies for implementing technology to drive business results.

Smartphone Essentials Magazine

Today’s smartphones do a whole lot more than make calls: they are web browsers, social networking tools, mobile offices and satnav systems. Smartphone Essentials is the UK’s only magazine dedicated to guiding you through the complexities of this rapidly changing technology. It is packed with comprehensive reviews of the latest devices, plus in-depth tutorials and features to ensure you get the most from them. Aimed at everyone from businessmen baffled by their BlackBerrys, to tech enthusiasts who lust after the latest gadgets, Smartphone Essentials is the ultimate guide to mobile computing.

HowItWorks Magazine

Retro Gamer Magazine

Retro Gamer is the only magazine in the UK that’s fully dedicated to the halcyon days of classic gaming. If you’ve ever fondly blasted away at the Bydo Empire in R-Type, swung Bowser by the tail in Super Mario 64, or navigated all 20 levels of Matthew Smith’s Manic Miner, then this is the magazine for you. Created by a dedicated team of experts, Retro Gamer’s mission is to deliver constantly engaging and passionately written articles that cover a wide range of subjects. We offer our readership in-depth looks at classic games and franchises, behind-the-scenes glimpses of the software houses from yesteryear, and one-on-one exclusive interviews with industry veterans such as Archer Maclean and Hideo Kojima. Stylish, entertaining and beautifully presented, Retro Gamer is the ultimate guide to videogaming’s rich and diverse history.


Bogdan is the founder of Top Design Magazine. You can find him in Bucharest-Romania so next time you want to drink a beer there and talk about web and stuff, give him a message.