The Top 10 Technology ranking was last updated 07/06/2017.
Created by Roland Hutchinson at the end of 2007, Geeky Gadgets now has a team of experienced technology writers who maintain the site. With an ambition to provide daily tech news, including gaming, gadgets, hardware, Android and Apple, the blog also features a range of in-depth reports and new product reviews. The blog is home to ‘Geeky Gadget Deals’, which provides a mixture of money off deals on pay what you want services, e-learning resources, and of course, geeky gadgets.
Coolsmartphone emanated from Leigh Geary’s desire to learn about the Orange SPV, a mobile phone he purchased after it was first released in 2002. After learning more and more about mobile devices, Leigh decided to share this information with others, and the site was born. Coolsmartphone is maintained by a team of dedicated writers, who consistently deliver all the latest up to date information.
Founded in 2000 by columnist and feature writer Nigel Powell, The Red Ferret updates its readers on the latest tech trends, and covers strange technology news such as the Samurai Armor for Small Pets. Powell aims to provide technology enthusiasts with obscure information about technology, as he explores its advancements in all its forms. What started off as an online diary, now attracts over 130,000 visits per month, and continues to post high engaging and informative content.
Coolest Gadgets rounds up the most interesting gadgets from across the world, including the dog shower, keyless keyboards, and advances in portable tech. Created in 2005 by Al Carlton, Coolest Gadgets now has a global audience and a talented team of writers. The blog’s tagline ‘the ongoing search for the coolest gadget’ perfectly conveys exactly what the blog does which is searching the net for the most unusual and functional new technology.
New to our ranking is award-winning GadgetyNews, a blog that offers low jargon, high tech reviews and news. Created in 2007, by technology enthusiastic Jay Garrett, GadgetyNews provides readers with clear and straightforward reviews for a variety of new gadgets such as wearable tech, laptops, robots, and phones. As well as the blog, Jay also presents the Tech Addicts podcast, which is shared on the GadgetyNews blog.
With years of experience specialising in the smartphone market, it is no surprise that Clove Technology’s blog has made our ranking. The team update the blog with informative reviews and updates on the features of the latest smartphones, including the HTC U 11, Sony Xperia XZ Premium, as well as smartphone accessories. Readers are also able to download user manuals to ensure that they are aware of all the available functionality.
As the name suggests, Phones Review provides up to date reviews on the latest phones. Covering news, smartphones, accessories, apps and games, the blog aims to deliver unbiased content on the market.
Mobile Industry Review was created to provide news and opinion to the mobile industry. Created in 2006 by Ewan MacLeod and kept up to date by his team, Mobile Industry Review was launched in response to the lack of coverage of mobile industry news in mainstream media. From wearables to new phone releases, the blog offers informative articles to its audience.
Automated Home was born out of a lack of information on home automation online. The blog is dedicated to sharing news on gadgets that help make life just that bit more enjoyable around the home. Featuring a new useful gadget next week, plus tons of tech that can be integrated into a smart home – this blog delves into the future, opening the minds of their readers and showing the possibilities.
10. Ken’s Tech Tips
Ken Lo created his blog, Ken’s Tech Tips as a place for mobile tech enthusiasts to come when in need of tips and guides. As the mobile industry continues to expand rapidly, so does Ken’s blog. Created in 2005, Ken’s Tech Tips still offering readers advice on everything from mobile contracts to the best networks to use, Ken’s Tech Tips is a resourceful outlet for those in need of mobile tech knowledge.
The fundamentals of working with bloggers are the same as with traditional journalists at traditional media outlets: respect their schedules; take time to read their material to learn their interests; and only contact them if/when they want to be contacted.
Vuelio’s blog ranking methodology takes into consideration social sharing, topic-related content and post frequency. Profiles of these technology blogs and their authors can be found in the Vuelio Media Database.