According to World Wide Web Consortium, over 3.7 billion people, translating to about 49.6 percent of the world population use the internet. This effectively makes the internet an important place to connect and share ideas. If you are interested in sharing technology ideas with like-minded people, here are 10 popular online technology forums for tech discussions and tech businesses.
Techist is an online platform providing technology enthusiasts with an opportunity to hold discussions. Common heads under which discussions fall are: computer hardware, computer software, computer security, computer technology, internet and gaming. Under these sub-headings, there are numerous topics covering the entire area of technology. There is also a members’ area where off-topic discussions may take place.
CNET provides a platform where members may initiate and participate in online discussions about technology. The main topics of discussion include operating systems, electronics and electronic gadgets, software, hardware, tablets and mobile devices and general help. CNET is a leading platform in helping members obtain computer tech support from a community of experts.
CanadianContent is a technology discussion forum mainly for Canadian tech enthusiasts. To participate in discussions, you will need to create an account, it’s pretty simple and won’t take much of your time. Members discuss such topics as computer, internet and mobile phones.
TechEnclave is a home to tech enthusiasts from all over India. The forum offers unbiased advice to members on technical and purchase related questions. Members may also discuss other topics that have nothing to do with technology, for example, sports and politics.
R/C Tech Forums is an online platform where members can discuss topics touching on racing technology. Some of the most common topics are electric on-road, nitro on-road, electric off-road, nitro off-road, industry news, monster trucks, RC planes and helicopters and RC Boating. You are required to create an account before you can post.
TomsHardware is a tech discussion platform where you can ask questions, respond to questions and start or contribute to discussions around computer technology. The main sub-topics discussed centre around computer hardware including CPUs, overlocking, motherboards, storage and graphic cards. There is also a software sub-forum where you will find discussions around operating systems, antivirus, social networking, mobile gaming and apps. TomsHardware is a very active forum with close to 2.5 million registered members.
PC Advisor covers many hot topics around electronic devices such as PCs, iPhones and other smartphones. You can ask any question that you may have in this area and community members will respond accordingly. You will need to sign up to participate in the forum.
GeoExpert online platform allows members to discuss a variety of topics about Hong Kong. The forum is not limited to tech discussions but there is specific sub-forum where tech discussions are held. They include: computer and hardware, gaming, mobile phones and data.
HardwareZone is a Singaporean online tech discussion forum. While you can view discussions without registering, you will need to do so before you can participate in the discussions. Discussions centre around hardware, software, internet and bandwidth, smartphones and gaming.
VRForums is a Singaporean lifestyle technology forum. The forum provides the latest latest in technology. There is also a marketplace where you will find the best deals in technology devices. Moreover, the platform has an enthusiasts corner where tech discussions are conducted.
While a platform may be run from a certain country, there is no limitation as to nationality. You can join and participate in any of them as discussions are conducted in English.