The Top 10 Technology ranking was last updated 30/05/2018.
Maintaining its top spot in tech is all-rounder, Geeky Gadgets. Created by Roland Hutchinson back in 2007, Geeky Gadgets now has a team of experienced technology writers who cover everything from design and 3D printing to toys and virtual reality. Providing daily tech news, including gaming, gadgets, cars, hardware, Android and Apple, the blog also features a range of in-depth reports and product reviews. The blog is also home to Geeky Gadgets Deals, a dedicated service for freebies and exclusive deals on tech products, software services and geeky gadgets.
Holding on to second place is Leigh Geary’s Coolsmartphone. The blog was originally created after Leigh bought an Orange SPV phone in 2002 and wanted to learn more about it. The blog grew, Leigh became a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional and started covering a vast array of mobile phone technology. Now maintained by a team of writers, bloggers and tech fans, Coolsmartphone has become a full-service tech blog, covering everything from smart water filter jugs to Bluetooth speakers and tech accessories. The blog features reviews, advice and features, keeping its loyal readership engaged with all the latest tech.
Climbing the rankings to number three is Clove Technology. Founded back in 1992, Clove Technology has always specialised in the smartphone market, before many people even knew what a smartphone was! The blog is a natural extension of the phone, tablet and gaming retailer’s work and is written by a small group of Clove’s team. The blog covers the latest tech news and rumours, with pre-release notes on tomorrow’s gadgets, fun features and even product user manuals available to download – all in one place.
Founded in 2000 by columnist and feature writer Nigel Powell, The Red Ferret considers itself as ‘the world’s first eclectic tech blog’. Unlike many others in this ranking, The Red Ferret doesn’t focus on the latest mainstream product launches, instead choosing to feature the weird and wonderful from the world of tech, whether that’s Samurai Armor for Small Pets, robot weeding, ear cleaners or Jedi training. What started off as an online diary to satisfy Nigel’s interests, The Red Ferret now attracts hundreds of thousands of readers who crave the site’s engaging and informative content.
Coolest Gadgets is a blog dedicated to just that, the coolest gadgets around. Started by Al Carlton back in 2005, Cool Gadgets is an excuse for Al to buy gadgets without getting into trouble with his partner or the tax man! Covering everything cool, from audio glasses to smart clothes, Cool Gadgets now has a team of writers across the world including an evil genius and a spy gadget enthusiast! Coolest Gadgets is the place to go for anything fun and quirky from the world of tech and gadgets – as long as it’s cool.
A new entry to the ranking, Mighty Gadget focuses on the latest technology and gadget news and reviews. A team of writers cover everything from TVs to phones, with specialist sections covering tech news, AV products, mobile features, fitness, reviews and the Mobile World Congress (MWC), which is the world’s largest exhibition for the mobile industry. The blog also features a host of competitions, with top end prizes featuring brand new products including Bluetooth speakers, phones, lighting and an assortment of accessories.
Want to learn more about this blog? Read our interview with James Smythe, the man behind Mighty Gadget.
Award-winning GadgetyNews is a blog that offers low jargon, high tech reviews and news. Created in 2007 by technology enthusiastic Jay Garrett, GadgetyNews was new to the ranking last year but now goes from strength to strength. Covering a broad range of tech topics, taking in phones, laptops, cameras, fashion, music, robots, software, transport, desktops and gaming – a list that is not exhaustive – GadgetyNews provides readers with clear and straightforward opinions to educate, inform and entertain. As well as the blog, Jay also has a YouTube channel where he reviews products in person.
Automated Home was founded in 1996, making it one of the oldest blogs both within the tech world and the entire blogging world! Created due to a lack of information on home automation online, the blog originally featured the Wiring Guide, which documents the installation of various wiring systems around an automated home. Now dedicated to sharing news on gadgets that help make life easier and more enjoyable, Automated Home has become a trusted resource for an audience hungry for home products and tech.
Phones Review does everything it promises in the title – reviewing phones and their associated technology. Reporting the latest news and ‘buzz’ in the world of mobile technology, the blog features everything from the latest handsets to other mobile devices, software, and apps and games available for download. The blog also features video reviews and step by step picture features, to give readers genuine insight into the technology in the spotlight. And with a ‘Letter to the Editor’ feature, Phones Review continues to connect with its loyal audience.
10. Ken’s Tech Tips
Ken Lo is passionate about helping people to get the most out of their mobile phone so he created his blog, Ken’s Tech Tips, so he could achieve this with a global audience. Created in 2005, Ken’s Tech Tips is a place for mobile tech enthusiasts to come when in need of help and step by step guides. The blog covers advice on everything from mobile contracts to the best networks to use, making Ken’s Tech Tips a valuable resource for anyone in need of mobile tech knowledge.
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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.