Magee said: "Quite frankly it is boring editing other peoples' stories. It is time to have a break with this somewhat formulaic tech format."
He said: "I will continue editing stories for the site, until the end of this year.
"I am under contract 'til then. Earning practically not enough to pay for 20 cigarettes."
Magee is described as an editor at large on the site but is just a good old freelancer. And not a bad sub-editor.