Goodbye Gizmodo!

Last week, TIME: Nerd World blogger Lev Grossman broke up with Kotaku, giving some awesome reasons for why he's not going to read Kotaku anymore. I haven't looked at Kotaku in months for many of the same reasons; while the writers on Kotaku are really good, they just cover too much stuff that I don't care about.

Which brings me to the two gadget blogs that I once read on a daily basis: Engadget and Gizmodo. As gadget blogs, they tend to cover the same stories, but the editors and writers put different spins on how the news is presented; Engadget tends to present their stories in a much more journalistic style, while Gizmodo news tends to be presented like a bad stand-up comedy routine.

Wired did a story on the rivalry between these two blogs, entitled Gear Blog Rivals Engadget and Gizmodo Turn the Competition Up to 11, ending with the turmoil that Gizmodo caused at this year's CES with the TV-B-Gone remote control. Gizmodo is just too much like gadget news run through a juvenile filter, and I've had enough. This month I've barely touched the Gizmodo feed, letting the numbers pile up, and today, it's unsubscribed from Google reader;

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