EO News has made a number of changes, including a new design, and a change in editorial focus that aims to give people in the electronics market a stronger voice through opinion pieces, interviews and discussions.

Along with the revamp, an electronic version of the magazine has been launched. The PDF is distributed to 15000 recipients two weeks after the hard copy is posted out. This electronic circulation is significant, as the paper version of the magazine has only an 11000 circulation.

I’m really pleased to see this move, and I believe that the future of magazines may depend on them launching successful electronic versions. Websites just cannot provide the same experience as browsing through pages that have been carefully put together by an experienced editor. Paper and postage is expensive, and as computer displays continue to improve, the experience of reading an electronic magazine on screen will only get better and better.