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A while ago I was lucky enough to receive a free copy of ‘WebUser’ Magazine, from Freeinuk.com. This magazine covers a variety of topics related to the Internet and issues surrounding the subject. It is probably one of the easiest to understand for a computer novice such as myself. The language used is not flooded with fancy computer jargon and so is accessible to complete novices such as myself. Phew!
Readers and Hints pages is probably my favourite section of the whole magazine, because ordinary people write in with some simple or complicated problems and advice is given my the professionals. The good thing is that they are often common problems and tips are always helpful, even the simplest problem is addressed and helpful hints or comments are provided to make computer use easier.
Advertisements are few within this 90page magazine, but those present are computer orientated. The current issue of ‘Web User’ is available at your local newsagent at the bargain price of £1.20, so hurry while stocks last!
**Content** *Regular Features* News Net news New websites Web events News links Magazine Connections Competition Sample Feature Page-by-page links Discussions Feedback Open Forum Reader-helps-reader
*My Copy* The copy of ‘WebUser’ Magazine, which I received, was issue 4. It covered the following topics in a simple to follow, step by step guide: 1) Choosing a default browser. 2) Installing AltaVista, Quick Search. 3) Java. 4) Saving money by working offline. 5) Sending pictures by email. 6) Set up a FireWall. 7) Sort out email by category.
This magazine is issued on a weekly basis. It is currently on sale for £1.20 but subscribing by direct debit regularly every 6 months reduces the costs to £12.87 instead of £15.60. At £1.20 it’s worth a browse to see what you think.
‘WebUser’ Magazine also contains features about Internet auction sites too. I must subscribe on Direct Debit and then I will keep up to date and not forget to buy the latest issue! (The cost may now have increased, as I have not brought it for a few weeks). It is quite informative and gives a guide as to what to find and where to find it. ‘WebUser’ Magazine is available from most supermarkets and newsagents. If it is not on the shelf, just ask!
Web User, the UK's favourite web magazine, is bursting with practical advice to help you ... more
get the best out of the web and your PC. Every fortnight we reveal the best new free software, review latest websites, test hardware and software and show you how to save money online. Each issue is packed with must-try tips and workshops from our expert team - as well as advice from readers. People who want to learn about the latest in computer developments could find taking out a subscription to Web User magazine a temptation that is too hard to resist.All computer owners are likely to find the publication useful as it contains information that can help those who are just starting out with their equipment, as well as those who are proficient PC users.Web User magazine comes out every two weeks and included in each issue are reviews of new software programmes, hardware and websites, as well as information from experts on how to get the most out of the computer.Each copy also comes with free software that is aimed at enhancing the PC experience.And people who want to develop their computer skills can pick up tips from IT professionals who share their knowledge in every issue.