E&T is the only award winning UK magazine to cover such a breadth of engineering subjects including power and energy, electrical, electronics, transport, telecoms, IT, manufacturing and the built environment.

It is packed with inspiring articles, lively debate, interesting facts and authoritative coverage; making it an exceptional read for anyone with a professional or ‘at-home’ interest in the world of science, engineering and technology.

"Very insightful on new developments"

“It covers everything I need to know”

[E&T reader survey 2012)

The iPad edition includes the first class editorial that readers have come to expect along with interactive and multimedia extras.

Free Sample for iPad
We have made our February 2018 issue available free for you to download from within the free app. If you enjoy the magazine why not purchase other single issues or set up an annual subscription so you get a new issue regularly, at least ten issues per year?

Scalable for iPhone
The app is optimised for iPad screens but from v4.22 can also be viewed on most iPhone models.

Free for IET Members
Members of The Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) get free access to issues from within the app. Log in using your membership number as username and surname as password. Note these are different to the login details you may use for the IET website.

Purchase options
Non IET members can buy the latest issue or a back issue for £12.99.

Our purchase offers within this app:
Annual subscription: £94.99 for 10 issues of E&T
Single issues purchases: £12.99 per issue of E&T

How it works:
Payment will be charged to your iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. The subscription will automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Your account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period, and the cost of the renewal will match the initial subscription price.

Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase. No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during the active subscription period. Actual charges may be converted to your local currency.

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What's New

Version 6.1

Changed to landscape only view to solve problem that no content available for download in portrait mode

Ratings and Reviews

Easy to read & navigate


I have found the iPad versions of a couple of other Newsstand magazines I have tried to be difficult to read and difficult to navigate. Not so E&T, which is much better adapted to the iPad display - the other two retained the magazine page layout complete with columns with the result that the text is too small. E&T has each article as a single column so no need to zoom in. Swiping sideways allows you to navigate between articles and vertically scrolls through the chosen article. The sample version does not have many hyperlinks but if you do follow one, there is a back button.

The sample version misses a couple of regular features from the paper version of E&T: the News pages & the Teardown - a feature analysing the cost and construction of a product. The balance between ads and editorial is reasonable. If I had to suggest something for the wish-list, it would be an ability to bookmark articles or adverts - an equivalent to "dog-earring" pages in the paper version.

Members of the IET who currently get E&T as part of their membership package should wait until the institution arranges to let them get the electronic version free as part of their membership. When that does happen, I would be quite happy to go paperless with E&T based on this sample.

Nearly there


It is a great step forward to have a digital version of E&T magazine. I get it with my IET membership and before I started using the app it was common for me to have a pile of magazines with there shrink wrap still on. Having it on the iPad makes it much more likely that I will read an article when I have a few minutes spare.

On the app itself, things I would improve would be the intuitiveness of the scrolling for sidebar articles - the content here often feels hidden and how easy it is to see features like the big picture. I would also like comment to be built into the app so that it can be a way to generate a discussion.

Well worth a download...

E & T magazine


This is an excellent app and is back to its original standard after the hiccup while getting approval for changes to make it IOS 8 compatible.

I have been reading the online version for about eighteen months or so and find it more convenient than the paper version and it takes up less space in my small office. Plus it is much easier to find articles that you want to refer to.


The Institution of Engineering and Technology
45.1 MB
Requires iOS 9.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
© 2018 IET Services Ltd
In-App Purchases
  1. Subscription to E&T magazine £94.99
  2. E&T December 2016 £12.99
  3. E&T May 2016 £12.99


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