Little known to most, being a computer geek has its fair share of benefits. In the tech crazed society we live in today, geeks are in high demand!
Together we can tap into your inner geeky self to discover and develop a skill that will prove to be useful and rewarding later in life. The truth is, to be a computer geek you need to always be willing to learn. Geeks aren’t born super smart, they collect knowledge over time. Geeks ask for help when they dont understand. They put things together.
Reading articles and joining forums to ask questions is the first essential step to reach your computer guru.
You need to make sure you are continuously learning more and more about technology. If you’re experiencing trouble learning, you probably just don’t have the right list of resources. So putting your own methods aside, here’s my list of the greatest tech news sites & blogs online. Bookmarks a few of these, and you’ll be a geek in no time!
TOP TECHNOLOGY NEWS & BLOG SITES
-If you’re a blogger and into technology, Techcrunch is the ultimate source for startups, Web 2.0, social networking and VCs. Offers exclusive coverage and interesting news content ranging from simple to comprehensive items. But honestly, who doesn’t know about the blogosphere’s top tech blog? You should. Hands down the top tech media network website on the internet and has built itself into one of the most influential tech blogs out there. My favorite tech site, but also the favorite of over 12 million users from all over the world who enjoy visiting this website every day.
Make sure to look at CrunchGear too!
Like the Wall Street Journal but for the tech industry only.
Don’t forget to check out the gears and gadgets sections too!
Boy Genius Report
Simple layout, eye pleasing feed. This blog covers gadgets, mostly involving mobile phones. If you’re tech savvy looking for new product releases, this is a good site for you.
One of the best sites for international business news, delivers insight on the technology industry from a global perspective.
Large focus on delivering the “newest” internet news, reviews and interviews. Reaches out to industry professionals in order to help them learn more about social networking, social media and Web 2.0.
Offers fresh technology updates from reliable sources. The writing is more business centered, so if you don’t like this then try Engadget (see below).
Make sure to check out CNET’s Crave blog.
An online magazine dedicated to educated tech audience members. Updates its news feed with the latest and greatest news, feauturing up to the minute content.
Part of the Mac news network. Articles centered around technology, gadgets, smartphones, DVR, GPS and photography updates.
Breaking news updates about tech news (concerning mostly gadgets). Offers a variety of short, witty articles.
Another gadget feed written by writers of PC magazine (great magazine, btw). Known to write “geeky” articles directed towards “geeky” people. It’s time to embrace your inner geek. Say it loud and say it proud! The site’s content covers news & reviews of the latest hardware and software discoveries. There are computer guides available, games and even an Apple section.
Similar to Crunchgear with topics and design layout. However, both sites communicate gadget reviews with very different voices, so don’t limit yourself to either! Make sure to read both perspectives before reaching a conclusion about a product.
RU4 I4U? I am, so give it a chance. An independent tech news site that offers the latest on gadgets, devices, home entertainment and notebooks. Refers to both big and small tech sites and strongly sources from Asian tech hubs.
One of my favorite sites for tech news updates. Uniquely offers productivity tips that branch from tech-related updates, and its articles focus on how to get things done. Recommends some great websites while also helping you live smarter.
Covers the latest happenings of Silicon Valley. Encourages early adoption of ideas from audience members. Audience mainly ranges to tech crazy bloggers to Mac obsessed users.
Silicon Alley Insider
Another Silicon Valley based news site.
Another one of my favorite sites. Presents users with news about Web 2.0 startups and applications. Posts range from 3 to 5 updates a day. Frequently reviews start ups and top lists.
NYT Technology Bits
The New York Times online technology newspaper. The articles are well-written (as expected) and presented in a timely manner.
Great online version of this popular magazine. Content ranges from tech news and reviews to how-to tutorials and downloads (of freeware and shareware).
Another one of my favorites! In-depth articles offers the latest news about trends in technology and its affects on business, entertainment & society. Its content covers game and gadget updates, entertainment and other tech news through its blogs.
A great place to go for quality reviews and videos.
Tech blog powered by IMTechnoNews. Outlines the latest headlines of tech news, gadgets, games and internet.
A website that claims to deliver business intelligence, includes an awesome branch for tech news. Interesting ways to use new technology and apply it to your business.
A great source for tracking technology changes. Every day presents a summary of the top resports and analysis on a single page. A records of people within the technology industry and people beyond it.
Law Technology News
Both a magazine and website that provide coverage about legal tech trends and developments. Drives to help legal industry professionals use technology to deliver faster legal services. Audience members include lawyers, IT leaders, paralegals, and me..
Another news site for all things Science and Technology based.
A popular blog that provides web tech news, reviews and analysis of web apps, tech trench and social media.
The latest tech news and reviews delivered from the UK. Articles cover computer, home entertainment systems, gadgets and much more.
Focuses on startup companies but also looks for companies with good ideas. From these choices, selects comapnies to finance and consult. Funded companies like Reddit, Weebly and Scribd (great sites).
Claims to be the most comprehensive scientific research tool on the web. Interesting way to get the latest and most credible news about technology.
If you’re an apple fan, you’ll love this site. Releases news, reviews, and tips for all Apple technology. I use this site for the application recommendations. If you want to best iPhone apps, Macworld has never-ending lists for you to browse through.