Checkout some of the best blogs covering stuff related to technology. Note that there are plenty of high quality tech blogs out there and this list contains only ten of them. So please don’t take it personally if you don’t find your favorite tech blog(s) in it.
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Founded by Michael Arrington in 2005, TechCrunch quickly become an authority in tech world due to its timely news stories and in-depth analysis on tech startups, websites, and products. Due to its huge popularity, AOL decided that TechCrunch was worthy enough to be under its wings and purchased the blog for a whooping amount of $25 million in 2010. The decision was pretty wise as according to Technorati, TechCrunch is the 2nd best blog in the Top 100 Tech Blogs list and 3rd best in overall Top 100 Blogs list.
Gizmodo is another high-ranked technology blog providing quality stuff on consumer electronics and up-to-date coverage of the technology industry. The blog was founded by the famous Gawker Media in 2002 with Peter Rojas acting as chief editor. The blog has been constantly maintaining an Alexa rank of less than 700 and it is said that the blog receives a monthly traffic of almost 20 million.
Known to be the Gizmodo’s rival, Engadget was founded by Weblogs Inc. and Peter Rojas who was also the founding editor-in-chief of Gizmodo. The blog quickly made an impact due to its in-depth coverage of tech-world events and first-rate review articles on consumer goods. The blog has been constantly featured in Technorati Top Ten Technology Blogs (currently is on #1 position) and has been in Alexa’s top 500 websites.
GigaOM was launched by Om Malik and was published by Giga Omni Media Inc. in 2006. The blog covers events related to tech industry and provides opinions on tech startups and on technology related stuff. According to the official claim, the blog attracts a monthly traffic of about four-million.
Founded in 2006, The Next Web (TNW) is another highly respected blog in the tech-world covering news and events related to technology companies such as Google, Microsoft, Apple, etc. The site has been maintaining a permanent spot in Technorati Top Ten Tech Blogs and said to be attracting almost eight-million visitors per month.
Redmond Pie was established by a young lad from
, Taimur Asad, in 2008. The blog has been covering news and events related to Microsoft, Google, and Apple. The site has a solid presence in Technorati Top Hundred Tech Blogs and has been attracting about ten-million visitors per month (according to official figures). Pakistan
Geek was created in the late 90s (in 1996) by Joel Evans and Rob Hughes, providing news related to hardware, technology, and mobile computing. The blog was sold to NameMedia in 2007 who resold it to Geeknet in 2010 for $1 million. A year later, Ziff Davis Media acquired Geek from Geeknet for an undisclosed amount. The blog has maintained a very impressive Alexa rank of less than 6000 which hints that it remained quite popular despite the constant changing of owners.
Another well-renowned name in Tech Industry, UberGizmo was established by Eliane Fiolet and Hubert Nguyen to write about the stuff they like the most i.e. technology. The blog has been highly admired by tech enthusiasts due to its simplistic writing style and explanation of complex stuff in clear and understandable manner. Having a constant spot in Technorati Top Ten Technology Blogs, UberGizmo is surely a must read for anyone that has a flare in his/her heart for tech related stuff.
Ars Technica is an old and highly respected name in the tech-world which was founded by Ken Fisher and Jon Stokes in 1998. The blog publishes news and reviews about computer hardware and software, video games, technology, and tech related events. Ars Technica has been showing a constant presence in the list of Technorati Top Ten Tech Blogs (currently on 7th spot) and has an Alexa rank of less than 1700.
The Verge is a new-comer in the field as the blog is only five months old but it has established a very stronghold foothold in the industry thanks to the highly skilled team (consisting of former Engadget employees) it has. The Verge focuses on news items, feature stories and product reviews, and is on 3rd position in the list of Technorati Top Ten Technology Blogs.