TechAdvisor provides independent buying advice help users make the right purchase choice on every new consumer technology in the market ranging from smartphones, tablets, wearables, accessories and more. 


This is a free app download. Within the app users can purchase the current issue and back issues.
Subscriptions are also available within the application. A subscription will start from the latest issue.

Available subscriptions are:

1 month: £1.99 / US$1.99 (1 issue)
6 months: £13.99 / US$14399 (6 issues)
12 months: £19.99 / US$19.99 (12 issues)*

*This subscription has a free trial period of 30 days. At the end of the 30 days the full price of the subscription will be charged. You may cancel a subscription during its free trial period via the subscription settings on your iTunes account. This must be done 24 hours before the end of the subscription period to avoid being charged.

-The subscription will renew automatically unless cancelled more than 24 hours before the end of the current period. You will be charged for renewal within 24 hours of the end of the current period, for the same duration and at the current subscription rate for the product.
-You may turn off the auto-renewal of subscriptions through your Account Settings, however you are not able to cancel the current subscription during its active period.
-Payment will charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase and any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when a subscription to that publication is purchased.
Bundles of single issues can be also be bought within the application. To use purchased credits, simply click on the issue price and select ‘use credit’. This allows you to purchase back issues at reduced prices.

Users can register for/ login to a pocketmags account in-app. This will protect their issues in the case of a lost device and allow browsing of purchases on multiple platforms. Existing pocketmags users can retrieve their purchases by logging into their account.

We recommend loading the app for the first time in a wi-fi area so that all issue data is retrieved.
If your app will not load past the splash page after a first install or an update please delete and reinstall the app from the App Store

Help and frequently asked questions be accessed in-app and on pocketmags.
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Version 4.10.4

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Ratings and Reviews

Not a patch on PC Answers


Bought this just as the changeover came about - I was purchasing PC Answers and NOT this.
I do not like it and consider I have been mis-lead!

Not just PCs, not just advice

Rhaego Targaryen

Don't be fooled by the old fashioned name, this is a great magazine about smartphones(as you can see in the screenshot above), gaming, digital cameras, tablets etc. There are reviews, opinion columns, tips and everything you need to know about consumer technology. I used to subscribe to the magazine but I've switched to digital because it's more convenient and cheaper, and the app works fine

UPDATE - Just updated to the latest version (1.1) and the occasional bugs I was seeing before have disappeared, don't know about others but seems very reliable now

Appalling app

Norman Uppard

This app is consistently extremely slow at downloading issues -10-20 mins to complete even with a very fast (30 mBs) wifi connection is typical. But far worse though is that it will not download in the background - the moment you minimise the app it stops downloading. It also forces you to login to your Apple account each time you restart the download and also obliges you to wait until 100% of the mag has downloaded before allowing you access - unlike other mag apps that allow you access shortly after the download starts. Very frustrating and completely inexcusable.


IDG Communications, Ltd.
10.8 MB
Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© IDG Communications Ltd 2013
In-App Purchases
  1. PC Advisor £1.99
  2. PC Advisor £19.99
  3. PC Advisor £10.99


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