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Old 11-04-2011, 07:21 PM   #1
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You can get a free subscription by going to "goreadgreen.com", they have Macleans as one of the magazine choices (amongst others, about 30-40 different magazine choices). One free subscription per email address; if a Canadian postal address doesn't work, (it didn't in May when I did this, it may have been fixed since then) you need to use an American address.

FYI, MacLeans subscription is $45 on Zinio site...That's a REALLY good deal as it comes out once every 2 weeks.
Enjoy! Magazines look great on the Vox!

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Old 11-04-2011, 08:02 PM   #3
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There's lots of choices, even if you have Zinio and a paid subscription already, you can get a different magazine...
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Old 11-04-2011, 08:14 PM   #5
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You can get a free subscription by going to "goreadgreen.com", they have Macleans as one of the magazine choices (amongst others, about 30-40 different magazine choices). One free subscription per email address; if a Canadian postal address doesn't work, (it didn't in May when I did this, it may have been fixed since then) you need to use an American address.

FYI, MacLeans subscription is $45 on Zinio site...That's a REALLY good deal as it comes out once a week.
Enjoy! Magazines look great on the Vox!
YOU rule! I just got a 1 year subscription to "Backpacker". Amazing!
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Old 11-04-2011, 08:48 PM   #7
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Spent $199 on the Vox, saved $45 on Macleans....hummm. I was planning on buying a subscription tomorrow.
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Old 11-04-2011, 10:03 PM   #10
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I'm not loving Zinio on the Vox. Page turns seem hit or miss (mostly miss). I believe that the magazines are optimized for larger tablets (like iPAD) and the whole resizing thing is annoying to me as I cannot read the text, even on single page, without manually making it larger. The "redraw" seems to take forever.

I find myself using it in horizontal mode and then clicking to change pages from the menu at the bottom. I may just read my free magazine on my computer, instead.

I'd like a click for the page turn, or the ability to have a one page option horizontally and just scroll up and down.
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Good thing you didn't shell out the $45 for MacLeans then I had Zinio on my laptop but didn't use it as often as I would on a tablet. Guess my eyesight's a bit better than yours (but fading fast as I read more and more onscreen!!!)

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