Welcome to the second annual Golden Retrevo Awards, where we celebrate the top independent gadget blogs of 2010. Retrevo, one of the world’s leading consumer electronics shopping sites, is searching for top bloggers to recognize as outstanding contributors in their field.

Golden Retrevo Award nominees are independent bloggers expressing fascination and enthusiasm for gadgets and gear. They should also exhibit expertise in their area of interest. These are the best and brightest of the gadget blogosphere, writing about the coolest new consumer tech and how it benefits the lives of the people who use them.

Retrevo will consider qualified independent bloggers, for nomination in the following categories:
For blogs covering the traditional side of Apple - including computers, software, news and more.
For blogs that cover hand-held Apple technology. This includes Apps, the iPhone, iPad, and more.
Home Theater
For blogs covering Blu-ray, home audio gear, and televisions.
For blogs covering GPS units for travelers or hobbyists.
Mobile Art, Media & Music
For blogs dedicated to art created on mobile devices and the tech it takes to create it. Also for blogs about music created digitally, and the tech it takes to create it..
For blogs dedicated to the latest apps.
Gadget Mods
For bloggers who share insights and findings about modified gadgets, hacks, steampunk’d tech and more.
Photo & Video
For blogs covering digital cameras, photography, video cameras, and/or videography.
For blogs covering PC games, console games, mobile games etc.
Computing (Laptops, Netbooks, Desktops)
For blogs covering computers of all shapes and sizes and everything that goes with them. (Apple computer blogs will be in the “Mac” category).
New & Cool Gadgets
All about cutting edge tech toys.
Mobile Phone Blogs
For blogs covering phones and portable devices
Gadget Accessories Plus
For blogs about everything that goes with gadgets, like laptop cases and headphones, as well as blogs about gadgets that don't quite fit into other categories.
Choosing the 2011 Winners
Retrevo’s panel of judges will choose finalists from each category based on the blog’s accomplishments in 2010, the number of nominations, and also, the number of votes received.
Winners Receive:
  • Bragging rights.
  • The coveted “Golden Retrevo Award 2011 Badge” to display on their blog.
  • Recognition on the GRA 2011 landing page. Click Here to see last year’s winners.
  • Promotion: From time to time Retrevo will select articles to share with Retrevo’s 41,000+ Facebook fans.
  • The possibility of having some of their articles mentioned and (with permission) reprinted in Retrevo’s newsletter and on Retrevo.com, which sees over five million visitors a month.
Contest Rules
  • Blogs must be “independent” (not owned by a major publishing firm or company).
  • Be exceptional in its category.
  • Provide insight or advice to its readers.
Nominate a Blogger
Anyone can submit his or her favorite blog in each category (one vote per day, per user please). Only qualified blogs will be considered for nomination.

For questions, or to nominate a blog, please send an email to: jennifer “at” Retrevo.com – Please include “Golden Retrevo Awards” in the subject line.