Technology is advancing rapidly, and we hear about innovations now and then. To let you stay ahead of the curve, I have hand-picked the following websites and blogs which cover all aspects of technology. – News, reviews, tips, tricks, analysis, hacks, insights, videos, presentations, and more.
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Bookmark this article as a resource you can refer to later in your journey to stay updated on all things technology. The resources below are timeless.
Digital Trends – Frequently updated on technology trends, product reviews, and news.
Ars Technica – In Latin, it means “Art of Technology”. It started in 1998, now owned by Condé Nast Digital. It publishes news, reviews, and guides on technology in a friendly way.
Engadget – Multi-language tech blog with daily coverage of consumer electronics and gadgets. Ranked in Time magazine for being one of the best blogs of 2010.
Computer World – A publication and magazine for IT and business technology professionals. It offers unique content in many countries and is managed independently.
TechCrunch – Focused on news of IT companies, ranging from start-ups to NASDAQ-100 firms. TechCrunch also operates Crunchbase, a database of companies and startups.
“The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.”
― Bill Gates
Tech2 – One of the largest tech blogs in India which offers news, analysis, and reviews on gadgets and trends.
LifeHacker – A blog about life hacks – tips and downloads for getting things done.
ZDNet – Owned by CBS Interactive, ZDNet offers tech-business headlines focused on enterprises.
Tech Republic – Another website owned by CBS is an online publication and social community for IT professionals. It features best practices and tools for day-to-day IT decision-making.
The Next Web – Founded in 2008. TNW is a famous blog on IT news, business, and culture.
Wired – Founded in 1993 and now owned by Condé Nast. Wired is a major magazine and web blog that reports on emerging technologies.
Gizmodo – Started in 2002 by Peter Rojas. It is part of the Gawker Media network, which writes on design and technology.
Mashable – Founded by Pete Cashmore in 2005. It pushes an enormous amount of engaging content on social media, innovation, business, the world, and entertainment.
Information Week – “The business value of technology.” It publishes content about the business community.
GigaOm – Started by Om Malik in California. The blog presents news, opinions, and analysis on technology trends and startups.
TechRadar – Owned by Future plc, the 6th largest publisher in the UK. It presents headlines and reviews, especially cell phones and cellular innovation.
Technorati – One of the largest online ad networks in the world. You will find content based on technology and real-time market insights.
CNET – It is a 20 year old website owned by CBS Interactive. It offers consumer electronics reviews, news, blogs, podcasts, and videos.
Tom’s Hardware – It publishes articles, news, price comparisons, videos, and reviews on computer components. Most articles are about RAM, CPUs, motherboards, graphic cards, storage, and peripherals.
GSM Arena – Leading online blog about mobile phones. It has a wide community of users engaging through comments.
“Technology is a gift of God. After the gift of life it is perhaps the greatest of God’s gifts. It is the mother of civilizations, of arts and of sciences.”
― Freeman Dyson
Anandtech – Launched in 1997 by Anand Lal Shimpi. It is a major online computer hardware magazine.
BGR – Boy Genius Report is most well-known for breaking news in the cellular sector.
Bloomberg Businessweek Technology – Well-known weekly publication by Bloomberg has a dedicated section that presents news and analysis of tech trends.
Geek.com – A web blog about computer hardware, mobile computing, and other geeky subjects.
I4U – Writes about all the latest happenings in the consumer electronics scene.
The Verge – Launched in 2011 by Joshua Topolsky & Marty Moe. It has consistently won Webby Awards and publishes in-depth articles, reviews, podcasts, and entertainment shows.
Louis Gray – Silicon Valley-based blog by Senior Program Manager, Google Analytics.
NY Times – Bits – The business of technology by The New York Times.
PC World – Global magazine about computer hardware and software.
Read Write – Originally, ReadWriteWeb is a web tech blog launched in 2003, owned by SAY Media. It covers Web 2.0 and web tech.
Recode – Launched by former editor of AllThingsD, Walter S. Mossberg. It provides tech news, reviews, videos, and analysis.
TechSpot – TechSpot delivers information and analysis focused on computer enthusiasts, gamers, and IT professionals.
“That’s been one of my mantras – focus and simplicity. Simplecan become harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.”
― Steve Jobs
The Register – “Biting the hand that feeds IT” IT news and opinion website launched in 1994 by Mike Magee & John Lettice.
SlashGear – Covers news and reviews about consumer electronics and cars.
Slashdot – “News for Nerds. Stuff that Matters” provides news stories on science and technology, submitted and evaluated by its users.
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