Read Popular Magazines Online Free from Zinio

Digital magazine provider Zinio offers the current issues of 20 magazines including U.S. News, Playboy, Penthouse, Readerís Digest, Menís Health, Macworld, Car and Driver, Penthouse, ELLE, Viv, PC Magazine, Kiplingers, Esquire, Technology Review, Popular Photography for free to all iPhone users in full-page browsing. Zinio charges US$5 for a single issue otherwise, although you can preview the first 20 pages for free. Free Magazines

If you are an iPhone and iPhone Touch user, just go to and enjoy.

Non-iPhone/iPod touch browsers can also get free access by simply changing the user-agent of their browser.

In Safari, set your browser to the iPhone user agent in the Develop menu, which you can enable at Preferences->Advanced->"Show Develop menu in menu bar." Opera users have built-in user agent switching for iPhones.

With Firefox, you can use the User Agent Switcher to do this. A correct user-agent string for the iPhone is:
Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU like Mac OS X; en) AppleWebKit/420.1 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/3.0 Mobile/4A102 Safari/419 (United States)

Test the User Agent at

Once that’s done, switch to that User Agent and visit the website that was created for iPhone users.

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