06/07/10: Microsoft offers Windows 7 and Office 2010 via download stores
PC Advisor this week becomes the first UK technology website to host and sell downloads of Microsoft Windows 7 and Office 2010.
09/09/09: PC Advisor launches online photo-printing service
PC Advisor IDG has teamed up with Pixum to launch a simple and cost-effective online photo-printing service for PC Advisor readers. Visitors to PC Advisor Photo Printing can enjoy exclusive deals on high-quality photo prints, photobooks, posters and gifts.
06/02/09: PC Advisor posts its 3,000th expert product review online.
PC Advisor today posted online its 3,000th expert product review. It takes expert reviews of exactly 3,000 products to go from the Aopen XC Cube MZ855-II to the Chillblast Fusion Titanium, and PC Advisor has managed that feat in a little over three years.
16/12/08: IDG's PC Advisor is the number-one most popular technology magazine website for UK traffic
The latest Nielsen figures for online media UK audience growth show a wide spread of sectors, with only technology magazine sites being represented by two titles in the top 10. Of these two tech sites the highest year-on-year growth was achieved by PC Advisor, according to figures released today by Nielsen Online.
30/10/08: IDG and Flixmedia launch ‘TV’ Channel
The largest technology media company in the world, IDG, has exclusively chosen Flixmedia to deliver valuable rich content to a selection of its global magazine websites using a special ‘TV’ broadcast format.
As partners, IDG will be able to leverage Flixmedia’s vast pool of on-demand video and rich content, created and distributed on behalf of some of the world’s most renowned consumer goods manufacturers.
7/7/08: The biggest company you've never heard of
The new UK headquarters for the business-to-business behemoth IDG Communications is opposite the British Library and just a few blocks down from the Wellcome Trust, the medical research charity. It seems fitting for a company that made its fortune from charting the rise of the computer industry in the 20th century, and is now setting its course for the biotechnology revolution of the 21st.
16/6/08: PC Advisor launches dedicated Games website
PC Advisor, the UK's leading technology website, has launched PC Advisor Games - a unique, free resource for video games fans everywhere. It is aimed at anyone interested in gaming - from occasional, casual gamers to the most dedicated high-end video games fans.
27/05/08: Financial Times: IDG Chairman Patrick J. McGovern, "The reflective route to success"
Never undersell yourself. That was the first business lesson learnt by a young Pat McGovern, at the time an undergraduate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. More than four decades later, it is one of a handful of basic business principles, followed with uncanny single-mindedness, that has enabled the 70-year-old Bostonian to build one of the publishing world's biggest fortunes.
9/05/08: PC Advisor ranks high on Hitwise
Hitwise, the world's leading online competitive intelligence service, has ranked PC Advisor.co.uk as the No. 2 website for UK traffic in the tech media market.
9/05/08: New York Times: Patrick J. McGovern, founder and chairman of IDG, on "Can print media survive the transition to the Internet?".
11/04/08: IDG Communications growth leads to office move
IDG's UK business continues to grow with the launch of five new brands in the past year, resulting in the need for a larger building to accommodate the expanded departments.
03/04/08: IDG Corporate Communications
International Data Group Names Bob Carrigan CEO of IDG Communications Worldwide.
08/02/08: IDG Corporate Communications
IDG Chairman Patrick J. McGovern Wins China's International Investment Achievement Award