Technology Review
Digital Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is Technology Review?
A: Technology Review and are published by Technology Review Inc., an independent media company owned by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The oldest technology magazine in the world (est. 1899), Technology Review aims to promote the understanding of emerging technologies and to analyze their commercial, social, and political impacts. Our insight into innovation assists technology and business leaders -- CXOs, entrepreneurs, researchers, venture capitalists, and financiers -- as they drive the global economy. With international editions in China, Italy, India, Germany and Spain, Technology Review reaches more than two million industry and R&D leaders around the world through its print magazine, website, newsletters, and live events.

The digital issues of Technology Review will arrive via a Web-based platform provided by our new digital publishing partner, RealView. Each issue is a vivid replica of the print magazine and includes rich media and interactive elements to further enhance our content. It is fully searchable using Google vetted search engine optimization. A downloadable desktop reader is no longer required. You may link/post/share relevant articles with friends, colleagues, or a favorite social network. You may also download a pdf of the issue to store on your computer.

Q: How do I contact customer service?
A: Please send all written correspondence to:

MIT Technology Review - Digital Edition
Attn: Customer Service
PO Box 16327
North Hollywood, CA 91615-6327

Phone us at 800-877-5230 or 818-487-2088 outside of the US Monday - Friday between 5am and 5pm Pacific.
Fax: 818-487-4550.

Please reference the "digital edition" and include your account number in any correspondence.

Q: Can I switch my existing print subscription to the new digital edition?
A: Certainly. Customer service will be happy to make the change for you.

Q: How do I access my digital issues?
A: When a new issue is ready, you will receive a notification email from Technology Review ( (please mark this address as “safe” to ensure inbox delivery). This email will include a link to read the issue, which will automatically open a browser window for you.

Q: Do I need a login or password to access my digital subscription?
A: You will be prompted for login information. Your user name is your subscription account number and your password is your zip or postal code. There are "help" links on the login box if you need assistance retrieving your account information.

Q: Can I access the Technology Review archives through Realview?
A: While reading an issue, you have access to your subscription’s back issues through the “Archive” menu. The archives are FULLY SEARCHABLE. However, to access the full, online Technology Review archive, register for a free account at You will have instant access to the archive, exclusive web content, and the ability to participate in our active discussions and forums.

Q: Can I download issues to my computer?
A: Yes. You can download executable files for Mac or PC, and you can also download the magazine in Adobe PDF form.

Q: Can I download Technology Review as text only?
A: We do not offer text downloads at this time.

Q: Can I enlarge the text to make reading the digital edition easier?
A: Yes. You can ZOOM in by clicking anywhere on the page. You can ZOOM out by clicking anywhere on the page when zoomed in.

Q: How do I clear the top of the screen so it doesn't look like I'm on the web?
A: We know what you mean! A quick shortcut: Simply hit F11 on your keyboard while you are reading the digital edition and the web browser headlines will vanish. To bring them back again, simply re-enter F11.

Q: How do I contact Editorial?
A: Editorial can be reached at:

Attn:Editorial Staff
MIT Technology Review
One Main Street, 7th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142

Tel: 617-475-8000
Fax: 617-475-8042

Q: How do I contact Advertising?
A: Advertising can be reached at:

Attn: Advertising Department
MIT Technology Review
One Main Street, 7th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142

Tel: 617-475-8000
Fax: 617-475-8042

Q: Is Technology Review on the Web?
A: Yes. The URL is

Q: What is the frequency of Technology Review – Digital Edition?
A: 6 Issues Per Year

Q: What is the subscription rate?
A: One Year, $24.95 worldwide
For a new subscription click here New Digital Subscription
Or call Customer Service at 800-877-5230

Q: Is there a money - back guarantee?
A: If you are not completely satisfied, you receive a refund for the unused portion of your subscription.