The best tech websites cover topics that grow increasingly important to us — now more than ever that our lives online are all but extensions of our real lives. Therefore, it’s crucial to find credible voices in tech and reliable purveyors of whichever tech we choose to adapt to our lives.
In this article, we’ll list down 25 of the best tech blogs or websites you should read and follow. This includes blogs, news portals, review sites, and more.
The 25 best tech websites you should follow
These are the 25 best tech websites or blogs we think are worth your time reading or following.
- Tech Crunch
- The Next Web
- Ars Technica
- Tech Radar
- Mac Rumors
- Digital Trends
- Droid Life
- Android Authority
- Windows Central
- 9-to-5 Mac
- The Verge
- XDA Developers
- GSM Arena
- Gadget Match
- PC Mag
- PC Gamer
- Venture Beat
- Tech Rejects
1. Tech Crunch
The grand-daddy of tech publications with a business skew, Tech Crunch has been around since the early days. Today, the site maintains its credible voice in business tech and startup coverage. Making it the go-to tech site for tech-savvy entreprenerus.
Originally a print magazine, WIRED is among the O.G. voices in tech. They cover technology after pop culture, economy, and politics. Their current posts are engaging and well-alive, but should you have a knack for their older editions, you can still pick them up.
3. The Next Web
The Next Web didn’t start out as a tech publication until 2009. But after making their move, TNW’s reporting easily took notice of many major players like WIRED. In addition to technology, they also cover startup news quite extensively.
Since 2004, Engadget has been working to deliver daily coverage and reliable tech reviews. But don’t take it from one writer’s opinion. Engadget has been named by Time Magazine as one of the best tech blogs of 2010’s.
5. Ars Technica
Perhaps better known for its massive forums, Ars Technica has made the pivot to become one of the most trusted resources on tech. Founded in 1998, the site has seen many iterations. Currently, it leads at the forefront of IT coverage — in which, historically, it’s been very good at.
6. Tech Radar
Tech Radar is a massive resource on tech products. It’s particularly useful to buyers who care a lot about specs and real-world usage. Tech Radar publishes frequently and consistently. Which means they probably have buying guides on anything, be that a phone or a tablet.
7. Mac Rumors
Focsed on news and rumors about Apple products, Mac Rumors is an ideal resource for people who are deep into the Apple ecosystem. They boast a lively community of Apple enthusiasts and a massive library of content, with everything from rumors to reviews.
8. Digital Trends
Digital Trends runs a tight operation. They publish a ton of stories around tech after culture, entertainment, and more. Here, you can find everything from news coverage, reviews, lists, buying guides — the whole niney yards.
9. Droid Life
Droid Life is all about Android news. But not just plain Android news — opinionated Android news, which I guess we’ll take as more commentary than actual news. And you know what? They do a heck of a fine job at it, publishing short, snappy, but smart stories around Android.
Slash Gear has a strong focus on personal tech. Since 2005, their editorial team has been deep in the trenches, covering news, providing extensive reviews, and thought-provoking commentary. Their content is able to help them keep an engaged community of techies.
Gizmodo is a trusted news portal that covers everything related to technology. With a distinct, laid-back style to reporting similar to its sister sites The A.V. Club and Deadspin, the site has kept a sizeable audience of smart and funny tech enthusiasts.
One of the largest publications focused on the Android ecosystem, Android Authority publishes all kinds of posts important to Android lovers, including reviews, news, and guides on Android phones. They pair their written content with great video content as well.
13. Windows Central
Keeping a strong focus on Windows, Windows Central is the go-to portal for all-things Microsoft and Windos 10. They post relevant news, reviews, and buying guides for Windows enthusiasts. They publish quite frequently as well, so no worries on missing out.
14. 9to5 Mac
Another site built for Apple lovers, 9to5 Mac is a reliable resource complete with news coverage, product reviews, and guides. Plus points for having such a neat, well-thought out website design. Such an enjoyable website to browse.
Vox’s gaming-skewed publication earns a spot in our list of the best tech sites because of their in-depth reporting, which often goes deep in gaming technology. Beyond that, readers ca enjoy their smart and funny commentary on gaming.
Similar to Polygon, Eurogamer is a gaming blog with great coverage on tech. Regardless of which platform or console you use to game on, you’ll find Eurogamer’s coverage to be reliable and helpful.
17. The Verge
Though The Verge has a strong focus on tech, their current coverage sprawls to other categories, including culture, entertainment, and society. They post in-depth reviews and great editorials. They also produce videos and podcasts that explore our relationship with tech.
18. XDA Developers
First designed as a forum for mobile developers, XDA Developers now boasts great reporting on Android smartphones. Some will even go as far as calling them one of the best tech websites today, and they’d be right.
19. GSM Arena
For the spec-hungry techie, GSM Arena is a site that doubles down on mobile hardware and software specs. This, coupled with great reporting and coverage makes their site a reliable resource for those in the market for smartphones.
20. Gadget Match
A tech site that imagines our relationship with tech as exactly that — a relationship — Gadget Match aims to “match” its readers with the right gadget. They cover everything from mobile phones, gadgets, laptops, and more.
21. PC Mag
An O.G. resource for tech and gadgets, PC Mag has been around since 1982. They boast an engaged readership that rely and their consistent coverage. They post reviews, commentaries, and buying guides. Simply one of the best tech websites to date.
22. PC Gamer
PC Gamer, as its name suggest, is a gaming site with a focus on PC gaming. In addition to their news coverage on gaming, they also post buying guides and reviews of desktops, laptops, and other gaming setups.
23. Venture Beat
Venture Beat goes beyond covering tech products. Their posts inquire about technology and why it matters in our daily lives. They go behind-the-scenes, too, from the people behind tech innovations to the money that makes it go ’round.
24. Tech Rejects
Look, we have to. If we didn’t think our coverage isn’t great, then there’s no reason doing it in the first place, right? In a nutshell, Tech Rejects is all about covering tech in a way that non-techies will appreciate. No nerd-speak. No unnecessary jargon. Just tech stories that matter.
Technorati used to be a blog indexing engine. Today, it’s focused mainly on covering news from various sources, including tech-focused websites. It’s not as great as it once was, but on legacy alone it deserves a spot on our list.