CRN Tech News App FAQ

Available for the iPad and Windows 8

What is CRN Tech News?

CRN Tech News is a daily IT newspaper app for the iPad and Windows 8. It delivers breaking technology news, valuable executive list and award details, and a regular series of investigative content that's unavailable anywhere else.

What is on the CRN App that isn't on or CRN Magazine?

With a new format comes exciting new content. Sure, you'll be able to access some of the news from and CRN Magazine. But CRN Tech News is taking our reporting to the next level. Our editors are digging deeper than ever before to deliver a series of investigative reports that will be available only to app subscribers

In addition to exclusive investigative reports, subscribers will also receive access to CRN's renowned set of IT Channel-focused lists, rankings and awards (Solution Provider 500, Fast Growth, Next Gen 250, and Tech Elite).

Starting with the 2012 Solution Provider 500 list (formerly VAR500), all of CRN's Solution Provider lists and awards will be published to the CRN Tech News App. No longer available in their entirety, these tools can help you reach your goals by accelerating the process of identifying top-performing resellers.

How does the subscription work?

As a subscriber of CRN Tech News, you get daily access to the best IT Channel news in the world. CRN Tech News combines the best of our print and web formats with a slew of exciting subscriber-only content, data and features.

What platforms does CRN Tech News support?

CRN Tech News is available for the iPad and for Windows 8.

Where do I get the Solution Provider 500 Database and other Databases?

On the iPad, click the "Sections" menu in the lower right-hand corner. Click "Databases & Research". On a Windows 8 device, scroll to the very end of any page and click the "Databases & Research" button.

How do I see issues from the past 7 days?

On the iPad: Tap on the "This Week in CRN" section. On Windows 8: Tap on the Issue Date. This will bring up a list of all the past issues that have been published in the past week.