10 Tech Blogs Web Designers Should Be Reading

By / Sep 23, 2010 / Resources

In the past, we’ve recommended various design blogs for you to read. From learning new techniques to free resources and tools, design blogs can be a great asset. But there’s more to a web designer’s job than just designing. Web designers work in a field that is immersed in technology, and since technology is ever changing, it’s important to stay up-to-date on what’s going on.

For this post, we’re recommending 10 Tech Blogs Web Designers Should Be Reading. From emerging technologies that will change the web, to the best hardware for getting your work done, these blogs will keep you informed.


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Techi is an exciting platform that serves fresh daily technology news, funky new design stuff, in-depth editorial articles, and reviews. It’s maintained by a passionate collective of geeks from different backgrounds and as such we bring diversity and insight to our articles.


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Mashable is the top source for news in social and digital media, technology and web culture.


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Engadget is a web magazine with obsessive daily coverage of everything new in gadgets and consumer electronics.

Ars Technica

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Ars Technica specializes in original news and reviews, analysis of technology trends, and expert advice on topics ranging from the most fundamental aspects of technology to the many ways technology is helping us enjoy our world.


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ReadWriteWeb is one of the most popular technology blogs in the world, known for offering insightful analysis about each day’s Internet industry news.

The Unofficial Apple Weblog

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The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) is your source for tips, reviews, news, analysis and opinion on everything Apple.


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TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.


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CrunchGear is a blog covering gadgets, gear and computer hardware. It is a part of Michael Arrington’s TechCrunch Network.

The Next Web

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The Next Web launched as a spin off to The Next Web Conference. It’s focus is on delivering technology news with an international focus.

About the Author

Henry Jones is a web developer, designer, and entrepreneur with over 14 years of experience. He is the founder of WDL and ThemeTrust.

  • http://www.ruzowgraphics.com nancy ruzow

    what about gizmodo!

  • Marv

    Why is Gizmodo not on here?

  • Greg

    No Gizmodo.com or Lifehacker.com love :(

  • http://www.chimera-studios.co.uk/ Chimera Studios web design

    Really great stuff, thank you!

  • http://www.remotestaff.co.uk/ Outsourcing

    Nice share mate! Mashable, EnGadget and TechCrunch were the three tech blogs I personally think that have some great resources for web designers.

  • Jorrit

    You are forgetting gizmodo!

  • http://www.sharkeymedia.com Sharkey Media

    Another one to add on the list: The Guardian’s tech blog! :)

  • http://www.attractivo.com.au Graphic Designer Sydney

    Great compilation of geeky sites, thanks! :)

  • http://rolling-webdesign.com Theo

    Must honestly admit i now only two of them so thanks for the list !

  • http://inspirationfeed.com inspirationfeed

    I love Engadget’s Podcast, those guys are too funny.

  • http://www.designmango.com DesignMango

    A very nice list, I already read most of them!

  • http://dewde.com dewde

    Points++ for TheNextWeb.

    peace | dewde

  • http://www.a3mediauk.co.uk Aaron

    TNW is awesome. Got some epic info there.

  • http://www.techbluster.com Santhosh

    All Designs are very nice, Thanks for sharing top 10 technology blogs.

  • http://techhustlers.com Eric

    Awesome source of resources! We can only hope to grace this special list of top 10 tech blogs :) Cheers admin :)

  • http://www.b3net.com/ John

    All the technology blog designs are cool. But my favorite is Mashable and Engadget. I love these two web design. Good info.