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Technology blog website


Type of site

Web log
Available in English, Chinese (traditional and simplified), Japanese, Spanish, German
Editor Dana Wollman
General manager Adam Morath
  • Weblogs, Inc. (2004–2011)
  • AOL Inc. (2011–2017)
  • Oath (2017–2019)
  • Verizon Media (2019–2021)
  • Yahoo Inc. (2021–nowadays)
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Launched March 2004; 18 years ago
Current condition Online


in-GAJ-information technology
[2]) is a multilingual technology blog network with daily coverage of gadgets and consumer electronics.
manages ten blogs iv of which are written in English and six have international versions with independent editorial staff.
has ranked among the top five in the “Technorati height 100”[3]
and was noted in
for being one of the all-time blogs of 2010.[iv]
Yahoo has operated it since September 2021.[5]



was founded by former
technology web log editor and co-founder Peter Rojas.
was the largest blog in Weblogs, Inc., a blog network with over 75 weblogs, including
which formerly included
Hackaday. Weblogs Inc. was purchased by AOL in 2005.[6]

Launched in March 2004,
is updated multiple times a day with articles on gadgets and consumer electronics. It likewise posts rumors about the technological world, often offers opinion within its stories, and produces the weekly Engadget Podcast that covers tech and gadget news stories that happened during the calendar week.[6]

On December thirty, 2009,
released its first mobile app for the iPhone and iPod Bear upon.[7]

Overnight, on July xv, 2013, Tim Stevens stepped downwards as the editor-in-chief, placing
Marc Perton equally the interim executive editor.[9]
In Nov 2013, a major redesign was launched that merged
gdgtdue south’ features into
Engadget, such every bit the database of devices and aggregated reviews. The changes aimed to turn
into a more all-encompassing consumer electronics resource, similarly to
Consumer Reports, aimed towards “the early adopter in all of us”.[10]

Equally of Apr 2014, Michael Gorman was the editor-in-master, alongside Christopher Trout as executive editor.[11]

On December 2, 2015,
introduced another redesign, as well as a new editorial direction with a focus on broader topics influenced by engineering science; Gorman explained that “the core
audience—people who are very much involved in the manufacture—pay attention to it closely, only the new editorial management is really meant to go far approachable for folks outside of that realm.”[12]



William Shatner and Twitter verification


On June 21, 2014, player William Shatner raised an upshot with several
editorial staff and their “verification” status on Twitter. This began when the site’s social media editor, John Colucci tweeted a celebration of the site hit over one million Twitter followers.[13]
Likewise Colucci, Shatner also targeted several junior members of the staff for being “nobodies”, unlike some of his actor colleagues who did not behave such distinction. Shatner claimed Colucci and the team were bullying him when giving a text interview to Mashable.
Over a month afterwards, Shatner continued to discuss the issue on his Tumblr folio,[15]
to which
replied past defending its team and discussing the controversy surrounding the social media verification.[xvi]

The Verge


In early on 2011, eight of the well-nigh prominent editorials and engineering science staff members left AOL to build a new gadget site with the CEO Jim Bankoff at
SB Nation. On leaving, Joshua Topolsky, quondam editor-in-master, is quoted having said, “We have been working on blogging, applied science that was developed in 2003, we haven’t made a rent since I started running the site, and I thought we could exist more successful elsewhere”.[17]

Encounter also


  • List of The Engadget Show episodes



  1. ^

    “What to expect at Apple’south WWDC 2022 | Engadget Podcast”.
    YouTube. June 2, 2022. Archived from the original on June 3, 2022. Retrieved
    June 3,

  2. ^

    Some speakers pronounce the name as /ˈɛnɡædʒɪt/, /EN-gaj-it/.

  3. ^

    “Top 100 Blogs – one to 25”. Technorati. Baronial 21, 2013. Archived from the original on June 6, 2011.

  4. ^

    “Best Blogs of 2010”.
    Time. June 28, 2010. Archived from the original on July one, 2010.

  5. ^

    “Verizon Media”. Archived from the original on Dec 7, 2020. Retrieved
    December 8,

  6. ^



    Rachel Rosmarin (July 18, 2008). “The Gadget Guru”.
    Forbes. Archived from the original on July 29, 2017. Retrieved
    December 17,

  7. ^

    Lavey, Megan (Dec 30, 2009). “Engadget releases iPhone app”. The Unofficial Apple Web log. Archived from the original on March 26, 2011. Retrieved
    June vi,

  8. ^

    “Downloads – iPhone”.
    Engadget. Nov 30, 2011. Archived from the original on September 29, 2017. Retrieved
    August 27,

  9. ^

    “Tim Stevens Out at Engadget, Marc Perton To Take Over”.
    TechCrunch. July 15, 2013. Archived from the original on July 8, 2017. Retrieved
    June 25,

  10. ^

    “Engadget Makeover Folds In ‘All The Best Things’ Most Gdgt As It Fields More than Mainstream Readers”.
    TechCrunch. Archived from the original on May 29, 2015. Retrieved
    May 29,

  11. ^

    “Engadget Names New Executive Editor, Editor in Chief”. Archived from the original on June 29, 2022. Retrieved
    May thirty,

  12. ^

    Alpert, Lukas I. (Dec two, 2015). “Engadget Unveils Redesign Focused on Engineering’s Effect on Society”.
    The Wall Street Journal. Archived from the original on Dec xvi, 2015. Retrieved
    December 16,

  13. ^

    Alan White (June 23, 2014). “William Shatner Went On A Massive Rant About How He’s Sick Of “Nobodies” Getting Verified On Twitter”.
    BuzzFeed. Archived from the original on June 28, 2017. Retrieved
    August 27,

  14. ^

    Ulanoff, Lance (June 24, 2014). “William Shatner: My Problem With Twitter’s Verified Accounts”.
    Engadget. Archived from the original on August nineteen, 2014. Retrieved
    August 17,

  15. ^

    Shatner, William (July 29, 2014). “Abusing Verification – Segueing with Shatner”.
    Engadget. Archived from the original on August nineteen, 2014. Retrieved
    August 17,

  16. ^

    Lee, Nicole (July 31, 2014). “The perks of beingness ‘somebody’ online”.
    Engadget. Archived from the original on September 13, 2017. Retrieved
    August 27,

  17. ^

    Carr, David (April 3, 2011). “No Longer Shackled by AOL”.
    The New York Times. Archived from the original on April 7, 2011.

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