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Editorial Topics

January 2014: Future Tech

February 2014: Best Products of the Year

March 2014: Must-Know Windows Tips

April 2014: 100 Things Every PC User Should Know

May 2014: Fast Windows Fixes

June 2014: Fix Your Worst Tech Habits

July 2014: 12 Tech Habits You Should Be Doing (But Aren’t)

August 2014: Greatest Sites You’ve Never Heard Of

September 2014: Hot New Laptops

October 2014: Time-Saving Tips From the Experts

November 2014: Inside the Next Windows

December 2014: Ultimate Hardware Buying Guide


Digital Specifications

The PCWorld Standard

PCWorld offers Web-enabled ads in our Enhanced Digital and Zinio Editions. Connect the reader with your website and/or the website of a retail partner at no additional cost.

Full Page

Files to Submit: Two jpg files — one for 10 inch iPad and one for 10 inch Android. Portrait only.

10-inch iPad device*

* Will be inserted into our replica edition.

Photoshop Ad Dimensions:
1746 pixels wide x 2330 pixels high
Resolution: 300 ppi
Color mode: RGB
File format: JPG

10-inch Android devices

Photoshop Ad Dimensions:
1617 pixels wide x 2575 pixels high
Resolution: 300 ppi
Color mode: RGB
File format: JPG

The PCWorld Standard Plus

We offer audio and video in our Enhanced Digital and Zinio Editions. Please ask your Sales Director for production charges. Video feature

High quality video for both iPad an Android
Codec: H.264
Resolution: 1280 x 720
Sequence: 30 fps
File format: .mp4
Bit rate: 2 mps

Audio settings
Codec: AAC-LC
Bit rate: 128 kbps
File format: .mp4

The PCWorld Premium

We offer additional interactive options in our Enhanced Edition only. Please ask your Sales Director for production charges.

  • Native pages with pop-ups (tap to reveal hotspots)  Pop-up feature
  • Gallery with thumbnails
  • Slideshow with swipe  Slideshow feature
  • Series of images to produce 360-degree effect  360 feature
  • Embedded HTML5 ad units

Delivery

(Please upload all digital assets as .zip files)

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Nancy Jonathans (415) 267-1716
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