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Engadget is a multilingual technology blog network with daily coverage of gadgets and consumer electronics. Engadget currently operates a total of ten blogs—four written in English and six international versions with independent editorial staff. Engadget has in the past ranked among the top five in the ” Technorati top ” [1] and was noted in Time for being one of the best blogs of Engadget was founded by former Gizmodo technology weblog editor and co-founder, Peter Rojas.

Engadget was the largest blog in Weblogs, Inc. The changes aimed to turn Engadget into a more extensive consumer electronics resource, similarly to CNET and Consumer Reportsaimed towards “the early adopter in all of us”. On December 2, diatro, Engadget introduced another redesign, as well as a new editorial direction with a focus on broader topics influenced by technology; Gorman explained that “the core Engadget audience—people who are very much involved in the industry—pay attention to it very closely, but the new editorial direction is really meant to try to make it approachable for folks outside of that realm.

Engadget operates a number of blogs spanning seven different languages including English, Chinese traditional and simplifiedJapanese, Spanish, Polish until April 1,Korean and German.

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The English edition of Engadget operates four blogs which, like the international editions, have been assimilated into a single site with a sub-domain prefix. As of latethese editions exist but have been wrapped into Engadget Classic. Launched in MarchEngadget is updated multiple times a day with articles on gadgets and consumer electronics. It also posts rumors about the technological world, dlstro offers opinion within its stories, and produces the weekly Engadget Podcast that covers tech and gadget news stories that happened during the week.

Since its founding, dozens of writers have written for or contributed to Engadget, Engadget Alt, Engadget Mobile and Engadget HD, including high-profile bloggers, industry analysts, and professional journalists. He has written over 17, posts as of October 5, Torrone was the disgro for the first 22 episodes of the podcast at which point Eric Rice took over. Eric hosted and produced 4 episodes of the podcast for Engadget until the show was taken over by Peter Rojas and Ryan Block. The podcast was hosted by Editor-in-chief Joshua Topolsky along with editors Paul Miller and Nilay Patel with occasional special guests until their departure.

The podcast was produced by Trent Engadge under Topolsky’s editorship and continued to be under Tim Stevens until December The topic of discussion for the podcast is technology-related and closely linked to events ditsro have happened during the week distroo the world of technology.


The show generally lasts an hour or more. The show is normally weekly, however, the frequency can change, especially during special events. The m4b version features images related to the current topic of discussion and can enagdget displayed in iTunes or on a compatible player. The recorded podcast is usually available the day after. Engadget enngadget hosts weekly Mobile [16] and HD-focused [17] podcasts, with the former typically featuring Brad Molen, [18] and the latter is generally hosted by Ben Drawbaugh [19] and Richard Lawler.

As of June 27,all Engadget podcasts are on hiatus according to a tweet sent out from Engadget’s Twitter account. An app for Android devices was released on March 25, [25] and the app for Windows Phone was released on July 1,distgo making the app available on all major mobile smartphone platforms. On December 15,[27] Engadget debuted its official iPad app, while Engadget updated its Android app to support Honeycomb and in turn, Android tablets on July 28, Engadget also debuted “Engadget Mini,” [29] an app that seemed to replicate Tumblr ahead of CESduring which the site shared other tweets and media content out of the event.

Since CES, the app just duplicates all published articles on the site and its fate or future use is unclear. On FebruaryEngadge launched a completely redesigned version of the app after three years without any update.

Engadget Distro [31] was a tablet magazine from the editors at Engadget that has been published on a weekly basis since its inception, although Special Issues [32] have appeared at times and multiple issues per week are published [33] engasget the annual Consumer Electronics Show CES. The magazine was born from Tim Stevens’ desire to provide a different, distilled look at a week’s worth of Engadget news, and to enable readers to enjoy that coverage without the frantic nature of the online experience being necessarily attached.

It became available to the public on October 12,[35] with the initial issues being available engagdet Apple’s iPad. On December 21,[36] Distro officially moved into the Newsstand app within Apple’s iOS ecosystem while also becoming enagdget for the first time on Android tablets. Each issue is also made available in PDF form. While Distro began as a way to see a week’s worth of Engadget news distilled down into a single magazine, it evolved into a platform vistro high-profile features and long-form content are launched.

Brian Heater’s profile of Apple’s third founder, Ron Wayne, was the cover story for Issue 18, [37] while Issue 69 [38] featured an in-depth look at Idstro coupled with an interview with its president, David Marcus. In OctoberDistro was folded into parent Engadget and is no longer producing a weekly edition.

On December 11,[39] Engadget announced Expand, a “live event and expo for gadget fans. Engadget alum Barb Dybwad [40] was brought on to help launch the event. The inaugural dietro will be held March 16—17, at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, and it will idstro “live panel and one-on-one sessions” as well as an Insert Coin: New Challengers competition where hardware startups can compete for exposure and other prizes.


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While the attempt to make the event biannual didn’t pan out, the now annual Expand event is free of charge. The show will be free admission and will later be put onto the site. It features one-on-one interviews, roundtable discussions, short video segments, and live music.

After their departure from Engadget and AOL in early newly appointed editor in chief Tim Stevens became the show’s host. As ofthe show is cancelled. In earlyEngadget reported that they were victims of their likeness being stolen and used as a store name at a mall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

However, they stated they would not be taking any action. In Julyanother store had opened, also in Malaysia, with a logo bearing the same resemblance to Engadget’s.

On June 21,actor William Shatner raised an issue with several of Engadget’s 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 hitting over 1 million Twitter followers. Shatner claimed Colucci and team engadgwt bullying him when giving a text interview to Mashable. Some employees suggested that AOL was sacrificing journalism for page views and that it would be difficult for the organization to apply a ‘one engdaget fits all’ business model to reporting.

The group set up a “placeholder site”, Engadger Is My Nextwhile they developed a new technology news site in partnership with Vox Media. The new site, called The Vergewas launched on November 1, During the period where Topolsky was editor-in-chief, Engadget was routinely accused of being biased towards Apple Inc. Engadget seemed to be giving higher ratings to Apple products, de-emphasizing their disadvantages.

Competing products were allegedly given the opposite treatment. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Technology blog network disfro gadgets and consumer electronics. List of The Engadget Show episodes. Archived from the original on June 6, Retrieved December 17, Retrieved 29 May The Wall Street Journal.

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