Talk:PC World

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Bulgaria Added[edit]

I've added Bulgaria as a country where the magazine is published as PC World. , official site. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 18:43, 14 December 2008 (UTC)

Merge proposal (PC Welt (magazine))[edit]

Beyond the different name, is PC Welt any more significantly different from the U.S. edition than (e.g.) the Brazilian edition of PC World, which is also published in a foreign language? If not, I think it should be merged. PC Advisor- the British edition- doesn't have (or warrant) a separate article either.

Fourohfour 14:49, 18 December 2006 (UTC)

I agree. Edge is all kept in one article for the different versions, even when in some cases they have nothing in common but name, almost. Everything that there is for an English reader to know about PC Welt magazine is surely no different to this. Of course, for the German Wikipedia, maybe things might be different. --Dreaded Walrus 04:41, 26 December 2006 (UTC)

The intro sounds like an advertisement[edit]

The intro to this article is too long, contains too much fluff, and sounds like an advertisement. In fact, everything after the first sentence is advertising fluff that sounds like it was written by the editors of PC World. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk) 05:48, 8 May 2007 (UTC).

I concur. I think it sounds like an advertisement pretty much the whole way through and since no one has bothered to disagree, I'm going to put an advertisement tag. Fatla00 09:58, 20 May 2007 (UTC)

Early History[edit]

PC World was founded by people who left PC magazine when it was bought out by Ziff-Davis. That included David Bunnell, one of the founders of PC magazine.

The PC World's version of the story can be found here: http:[

This is pretty much the way industry gossip had it at the time, with the exception that part of the story (which has appeared in print in mags like Infoworld)was supposedly that Bunnell and a few of the others thought they were going to get a chunk of the profits when the magazine sold. They didn't, so they walked. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 20:44, August 27, 2007 (UTC)


Someone needs to upload the new logo. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 19:27, 17 September 2007 (UTC)

Fair use rationale for Image:PC World logo.png[edit]

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BetacommandBot (talk) 17:17, 29 November 2007 (UTC)

Requested move[edit]

The following discussion is an archived discussion of a requested move. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section on the talk page. Editors desiring to contest the closing decision should consider a move review. No further edits should be made to this section.

The result of the move request was: moved to PC World. Jenks24 (talk) 07:52, 7 October 2012 (UTC)

PCWorld (magazine)PCWorld or PC World– The styling of the spacing is unique to the magazine. See Wikipedia:Title#Disambiguation. It also has more page views than the retailer ([1] and [2] vs. [3]. Curiously the old title of page prior to March, PC World (magazine), still gets more hits than its present location. This is odd since most clicks come from Google, not internal links. See the St. Louis move for example: [4]. Marcus Qwertyus (talk) 06:12, 8 September 2012 (UTC)

  • Comment do you suggest moving the retailer and the disambiguation page as well? (say to P.C. World for disambiguation) -- (talk) 19:06, 8 September 2012 (UTC)
Not necessary. Marcus Qwertyus (talk) 19:10, 8 September 2012 (UTC)
  • Oppose articles should likely be located at PC World (magazine), as to where it was located pre-March 2012. The text styling is unnecessary per MOS:TM.--Labattblueboy (talk) 20:50, 12 September 2012 (UTC)
  • I favor PC World, per IHT and AP. The magazine is the clear primary topic. There is no need for disambiguation. Kauffner (talk) 08:44, 22 September 2012 (UTC)
  • I would equally support PC World as primary topic.--Labattblueboy (talk) 22:49, 27 September 2012 (UTC)
The above discussion is preserved as an archive of a requested move. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section on this talk page or in a move review. No further edits should be made to this section.

Trademark "PCWorld"[edit]

I have reviewed the prior move discussion and the WP:MOSTM and feel that the intention is to use official trademarks in preference to other forms, for example eBay, iPhone, InfoWorld, Computerworld, Macworld, etc. (no space between trademarked words/syllables). I therefore propose that this page is moved to PCWorld and that PC World be made into a redirect to PCWorld (reverse the redirect).
Enquire (talk) 22:42, 31 January 2013 (UTC)

For the record, this page has been moved (at least) twice now:

  • "PC World (magazine)" to "PCWorld (magazine)" on 2012-03-08
  • "PCWorld (magazine)" to "PC World" on 2012-10-07

Hopefully we can reach consensus on the most appropriate permanent home for this article.
Enquire (talk) 23:57, 31 January 2013 (UTC)

  • I'm not so sure there shouldn't be a space. The move request immediately above here has sources that clearly label the magazine as 'PC World' (with space); also looking carefully at the stylisation and the logo, you can see that the kerning is a bit more exaggerated than if the 'C' and 'W' were meant to be together, so my inclination would be to leave the article where it is. -- Ohconfucius ping / poke 01:39, 1 February 2013 (UTC)
  • Which sources? Everywhere I look on the PCWorld website, it is "PCWorld" (no space). See, in particular, their "about us" page on brand identity for "PCWorld" here:
There is no kerning there. Surely we should follow the style that they themselves define?
Enquire (talk) 06:16, 22 February 2013 (UTC)