Welcome to the first annual Golden Retrevo Awards, where we celebrate the top independent gadget blogs of 2009. 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 electronics products and how they benefit the lives of people who use them.

All independent blogs about gadgets will be considered but Retrevo is looking specifically for blogs whose work covers one of the following categories:
Photo & Video
For blogs covering digital cameras, photography, and video camcorders
All Things Apple
Bloggers who are passionate about Macs, iPhones, and more!
PC games, consoles, mobile games, and everything gadgets and games
New & Cool Gadgets & Gizmos
All about cutting edge tech toys.
HDTV, Home Theater & Audio Gear
For blogs that cover Blu-ray, home audio gear, and televisions.
Laptops, Netbooks & Desktops
For blogs covering computers of all shapes and sizes and everything that goes with them
Mobile Gadgets
For blogs covering phones and portable devices.
GPS Units
For blogs that cover GPS units for travelers or hobbyists
Fame & Glory
Retrevo's panel of judges will choose five finalists from each category based on the blog's accomplishments in 2009, the number of nominations, and the number of votes received.

Recipients of the Golden Retrevo Award will be invited to have their work showcased with Retrevo’s network of over five million monthly visitors.

Retrevo is looking for bloggers who love gadgets and who love blogging about them. Blogs must be “independent” and not corporate owned. The blog’s content must be original. Bloggers whose blogs contain content that they were paid to write will not be considered.

There is no fee to enter the contest. Winners will be announced on February 1, 2010.

Anyone can vote for his or her favorite blog in each category. One vote per day per user please.

For questions, please email jennifer@retrevo.com