9 Great Websites for Technology News

I’m sure you realize this, but tech is really big right now as a market. For some reason, virtually everyone is interested in it. However, not everyone is interested in it because of the same thing.

For instance, if you’re a blogger yourself, you need a place to get some news from. If you’re simply an enthusiast then you want to be up-to-date with things as a hobby. Or maybe you’re a professional searching for new leads and businesses to contact…

No matter what your story is, here’s a set of 9 great sites for technology news and insights (ordered by size).

1. CNET

One of the biggest sites on the internet, ranked at 104 by Alexa.com. They describe themselves as a collective of the tech-savvy and tech-obsessed.

Things they like to talk about: car tech, cell phones, desktops, digital cameras, laptops, home audio, printers, tablets, television.

2. Mashable

The place to go for all things related to social media. As they say, they’re in the business of inspiring people by spreading knowledge of social media and technology.

Things they like to talk about: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, apps, design, gadgets, plus a number of business, lifestyle, and entertainment topics.

3. TechCrunch

For many people, this is the best technology site around. They’re recognizable for their good style of writing and the ability to often be the first ones to cover a story.

Things they like to talk about: Facebook, Twitter, Apple, Google, Android, startups in general, mobile, gadgets.

4. Engadget

They say to be obsessive about daily coverage of everything new in gadgets and consumer electronics. Well … I can only agree.

Things they like to talk about: everything related to gadgets, electronics, and various apps and software.

5. wired.com

Quite simply, a great technology news website. Wired.com is actually owned by a group called Condé Nast. Besides Wired.com they also own Reddit, and Webmonkey.

Things they like to talk about: entertainment, gadgets, gaming, multimedia, science, software, technology.

6. Lifehacker

Lifehacker is a great site for all sorts of making-life-easier tips and advice. However, it also publishes a fair share of technology news (gadgets and apps).

Things they like to talk about: survival, thinking, communication, customization, apps, email, happiness, health, jobs, kitchen tips, photography hacks, shortcuts, travel.

7. Gizmodo

Gizmodo is recognized in the technology news market as the site that’s always up-to-date with everything, and sharing latest news as they happen.

Things they like to talk about: Apple, apps, cloud, design, home mod, Microsoft, security, interfaces, smartphones, and all kinds of gadgets.

8. GigaOM

GigaOM was born as a single-author blog, and over the years it has grown to be one of the top resources for everything related to the connection of business and technology.

Things they like to talk about: Apple, cloud, media, mobile, tech, business.

9. ReadWriteWeb

Once a blog created by just one man, now one of the most respected sites for people interested in new technologies, apps, and services.

Things they like to talk about: web, startups, business, enterprise, cloud, hack, mobile.

That’s it for my list. But maybe you know of any other cool sites that would look good here? Feel free to let me know.

Karol K. (@carlosinho) is a freelance writer, tech enthusiast and blogger. You can find him at newInternetOrder.com where he shares various online business advice.