Computing Today was a computer magazine published by Argus Specialist Publications, it was printed in the UK from the late 1970s to the mid-1980s. It began life as a supplement to Electronics Today International for four issues and became an independent publication in March 1979. Some time after 1982 it bought out rival computing magazine Microcomputer Printout (formerly Printout) and the two magazines merged into one.[1] The magazine ceased publication in September 1985.[2]

Computing Today
Cover of Computing Today from May 1983
CategoriesHome computing
First issueMarch 1979
Final issueSeptember 1985
CompanyArgus Press
CountryUnited Kingdom

It gave computer hardware and software reviews, programming tutorials and program listings for many of the popular home computers of the time. UK subscription cost 10 pounds 50 pence including postage circa 1981.


  1. ^ Early UK Computer Magazines
  2. ^ Computing Today. OCLC 637400787. Retrieved 27 March 2020 – via WorldCat.