Modern technology and the popularity of YouTube mesh together well. After all, YouTube is the second-largest search engine after Google, allowing users to expand their knowledge of different types of technology. The leading topics include computers, smart devices, AI, peripherals, accessories, gadgets, reviews, and tutorials. To be fair, we’re not sure of the percentage of technology creators among 500+ hours of content uploaded every minute, nor the number of fans among 2 billion monthly active users on YouTube. But, judging by this list of the best technology channels on YouTube, it’s pretty high. Let’s get into it.
1. Unbox Therapy
Unbox Therapy, hosted by Lewis George Hilsenteger and filmed by Jack McCann, took first the top spot among YouTube technology channels. It’s not hard to guess what the channel is all about – unboxing, testing, and reviewing a wide variety of technology products, primarily computers, consoles, and smart devices, but also unusual accessories such as headsets, speakers, cameras, smartwatches, That’s not all. Unbox Therapy also started unboxing mystery packages, some home appliances, and even transportation technology, especially electric cars and drones.
2. Marques Brownlee
Marques Brownlee, also known as MKBHD, has one of the leading technology channels on YouTube. He is widely recognized as one of the best, if not the best, technology reviewers worldwide. Marques famously started making videos on a poor-quality camera while in high school in 2009. Today, he’s best-known for his camerawork with RED cameras he films with, as well as his dry sense of humor. Besides reviews, Marques Brownlee also does comparisons, first impressions, discussions, top lists, and interviews with people such as Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Will Smith, and Satya Nadella.
3. Linus Tech Tips
Linus Tech Tips was initially hosted by Linus Sebastian, founder of the Canadian-based “Linus Media Group”, whole provided how-to guides, product reviews, and explained technology terms for the laymen. Today, the channel now has close to a dozen presenters, and besides reviews, features DIY projects regarding electronics and digital services, primarily building PCs. The channel is known for high-production value, superb quality (filmed in 8K, downscaled and uploaded in 4K), and consistent uploads of at least 1 video per day. Linus also appears on other “Linus Media Group” YouTube channels such as TechLinked, ShortCircuit, and Techquickie, and co-hosts a weekly podcast named The WAN Show.
Arun Maini is the host of Mrwhosetheboss, who rose to the leading position among smartphone technology channels on YouTube. His loyal fans know he studied economics, but his passion for technology prevailed and Arun shifted his direction in life. He began testing, comparing, and reviewing smart devices and a wide array of accessories and gadgets. He also comments on the current and upcoming trends and occasionally does tech-related comedy skits. Like MKBHD, he excels at filmmaking, and his channel has a high production value and a high-quality feel to it.
iJustine, a YouTube channel founded by Justine Ezarik, on May 7, 2006, is the oldest entry on our list. She was the first vlogger on justin.tv in 2007, which later became twitch.tv. Fast-forward to today, and she posts videos primarily about Apple. This includes visiting their stores, covering their events, and testing or premiering apps for their operating systems. She also tests and reviews Apple products such as Mac desktop and laptop computers, iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches, and more. At times, she covers Windows computers, Android devices, cameras, drones, Virtual Reality, video games, cars, and smart home gadgets.
6. Austin Evans
Austin Evans, who was first known as duncan33303 on YouTube, made his first video back in 2009. Gradually, Austin became one of the most prominent reviewing technology YouTube channels. Besides commenting on computers, consoles, smartphones, peripherals, accessories, he is also known for his PC building content and covering common myths, scams, and overpriced items. Austin Evans also creates tech-oriented challenges, mostly with budget limitations, and is known for his frequent unboxing videos that feature mystery tech boxes from Amazon, eBay, and Wish. Austin Evans also co-hosts a technology podcast named The Test Drivers.
7. Tech Insider
Tech Insider is a spin-off, section, or a sister YouTube channel to Business Insider, depending on how you see it. Unlike all the channels above, there’s no specific personality behind it all, nor does staff appear on-camera often. Instead, they use voice-over to cover the newest innovations. Those include an array of technology niches – transportation, computer, smart devices and homes, gaming, AI, Virtual Reality, social media, finance, and a variety of Internet-related topics. They also test and review products and services, but 2021 saw their focus shift strictly to step-by-step guides.
8. Android Authority
Android Authority YouTube channel complements their eponymous website, and it isn’t hard to guess what the channel is dedicated to. That’s right – all about Android smartphones, tablets, accessories, and gadgets. It also has how-to guides, Android app features and reviews, and weekly roundups and lists. Furthermore, Android Authority has a few different presenters who appear on-camera and provide voice-overs. Therefore, you’re sure to find a video style and host personality you’ll love. The channel also deals with video games, headphones, streaming, and Chrome-related content.
Edgar Oganesyan, the host of TechSource, is a YouTube content creator that primarily focuses on everything that has to do with Windows computers. This includes assembling and modifying PCs within certain price points, and finding, testing, and reviewing PC components. He also helps his viewers source affordable tech accessories and has hosted over 300 “Setup Wars” and “PC Gaming Setups” episodes. In the former series, he asks his viewers for pictures and/or videos of their home setups rates them, and gives suggestions for potential improvements.
Although Judner “Jud” Aura, who hosts UrAvgConsumer, stated he’s an “average guy who loves tech”. However, his content is anything but average. He shows lavish, top-end technology products such as computers and peripherals, consoles, smart devices, gadgets, and accessories, and massive tech product unboxing. He often showcases his home and studio, filled with technology and smart home products, and reviews their design, features, and price. design and reviews. Moreover, Jud posts regular “My Favorite Tech of the Month” roundups, product comparisons, and top lists.