Whether it’s breaking tech news, an insider’s point of view, or irreverent humor you’re seeking, there are an infinite number of tech blogs on any subject whose authors will be happy to oblige.
Here are the top science and tech blogs in the world.
How long ZDNet has been in existence makes this tech website an anomaly among blogs. Founded in 1991, formerly on CompuServe and Prodigy, While they focus on the usual suspects (Apple, Microsoft, Google), ZDNet also features product reviews, software downloads etc.
Younger than ZDNet, TechCrunch is so big that they have a huge team and a “network” of sites (including MobileCrunch, TalkCrunch and CrunchGear). Mix in a clean-looking site and just the right amount of tech gossip and you have what an industry leader for the foreseeable future.
If you haven’t heard of “The Social Media Guide,” you just need to update your knowledge. Updated constantly, and always entertaining, Mashable takes the worlds of Twitter, Facebook, entertainment, news, and everything else techies are talking about and, mashes it up into the kind of blog we just can’t get enough of.
Even the best IT geeks are not an island of knowledge. That’s why this site is most loved, where you can find out how to remove hyperlinks from Microsoft Word Docs, review products, and play a ton of free games, all on the same site.
To stay on top of tech issues and trends affecting the tech industry as a whole, visit ITBusinessEdge.com.
Something about working in tech is that it’s ever changing. Snooze for a couple days and you’ll miss the news that what you’re working on is obsolete and the company you thought was king was just bought by someone else.
Popularly known as the TMZ of tech after they paid for a “lost” next-gen Apple iPhone — the fallout became front-page news across the world. Scandals aside, Gizmodo’s been a rich site for a long time, with tons of relevant posts, a youthful vibe, and some of the funnier commenters on the Internet.
If you want to stay up to date, Om Malik’s creation is one of the largest blogs worldwide, due to focusing on what’s new. News and analysis on Web 2.0, technologies and startups, social media, gaming, etc GigaOM has it.
Many of the best blogs are in fact websites that compile several different bloggers, and Computerworld is no exception. Remember those mainstream media sources that realized they needed to add blogs to remain viable? Computerworld is one of them.
Official Google Enterprise Blog
Nobody who works in IT can do much without interacting with something related to Google. This is the place to find out everything about the search giant, the apps they’ve created, and information about the company.
The Unofficial Apple Weblog
Be sure to check out The Unofficial Apple Weblog to stay up-to-date on tech stories. Of all the blogs devoted to following Steve Jobs and his company’s creations, TUAW does the best job at balancing good writing with nice graphics and pictures.