Linux Journal

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Linux Journal is the original Linux community magazine for readers who need advice and inspiration they for getting the out of their Linux systems; in-depth how-to content, opinions, new product info, mover and shaker profiles (contributor to Open Source) and product reviews.

First published in April 1994 by Phil Hughes and Bob Young (Red Hat co-founder) Linux Journal continues innovating and in September 2011 announced that the magazine is now available as a digital download for Android, Kindle, Nook, iPhone and iPad;

  • EPUB (Nook, Sony Reader)
  • Kindle
  • PC/Mac
  • Android app: found in Android Market
  • iPhone app: found in App Store
  • iPad app: found in App Store

Weird Tales

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Weird Tales is a “legendary magazine” that launched the careers of many of the greatest fantasy and horror writers of all time. From Robert E. Howard (creator of Conan the Barbarian) to H.P. Lovecraft (creator of the Cthulhu Mythos), from Ray Bradbury (The Martian Chronicles) to Robert Bloch (Psycho), every major fantasist of the early 20th Century appeared in its pages The modern WT continues this classic tradition.

Edited by Ann VanderMeer, Weird Tales continues to showcase the strange, uncanny, and horrific — launching the careers of future masters and celebrating the work of modern literary stars.

You can buy individual copies from the Wildside Press Magazine store but you might want to consider the subswcription plan; receive the current issue plus 3 more of Weird Tales by email — and pick your format, which of course includes EPUB.

MAKE Magazine

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MAKE is a quarterly do-it-yourself technology magazine, containing projects that will help you bend the latest technologies into usable products ready for use right in your own home. As the publishers of the magazine say themselves, “we celebrate your right to tweak, hack, and bend any technology to your own will.”

Published by O’Reilly, these magazines, though they should probably be considered Mook’s – a magazine/book hybrid – have been inspiring tech enthusiasts for more than 5 years.

Here’s a quick list of the projects they show us how to make; DIY Satellites, 3D fabrication printer, Spy Gadgets, Autopilot Drones, DIY Steadicam®, etc. Along with cool projects they also bring plenty of tech news on ground breaking new DIY technologies, such as Arduino microcontrollers.

Clarkesworld Magazine

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Releasing monthly magazines since 2006, Clarkesworld is an American science fiction and fantasy magazine which contains at least two pieces of original fiction from both new and established authors along with non-fiction articles. Authors published so far are; Elizabeth Bear, Sarah Monette, Catherynne Valente, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Kij Johnson, Peter Watts and Jeff VanderMeer.

Along with the monthly magazines, which are available in both EPUB and Kindle MOBI formats, Clarkesworld releases annual anthologies, collecting together all the original fictions from the previous year and publishing in trade paperback and hardcover under the title REALMS.

Lightspeed Magazine

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Lightspeed is a monthly online science fiction magazine started in 2010 and published by Prime Books.

Each edition includes a mix of originals and reprints by a variety of authors covering the whole range of science fiction, from near-future, sociological soft sf, to far-future, star-spanning hard sf, etc. The authors found in Lightspeed include best sellers, award-winners as well as the best new voices yet to hit the big time.

No subject will be considered off-limits, and we encourage our writers to take chances with their fiction and push the envelope.

each EPUB edition (DRM Free) is released at the beginning of each month and will include a variety of podcasts, non-fiction features and Q&As with different authors, along with two pieces of original fiction and two reprints.

The Pragmatic Bookshelf

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Since the middle of 2009 the Pragmatic Bookshelf has been publishing their free PragPub magazine each month, which is packed with features and interesting articles from various different departments, and all are available in EPUB.

The Pragmatic Programmers is an agile publishing company whose focus is to “improve the lives of developers” by releasing practical books which are written by programmers for programmers.

They initially made a name for themselves after the release of their software engineering book, The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master, but have gone on to release a series of agile books covering everything from Programming Ruby to Test-Driven Development to Pragmatic Thinking & Learning.