Technology is evolving at a rapid rate. With the rise of globalization and social media platforms, consumers today have a wide variety of options to choose from when it comes to purchasing electronics. Be it smartphones, tablets, PC or even electric vehicles like the whacky new Tesla Cybertruck, the tech space is moving rapidly and consumers need to make informed choices, which is where technology influencers come into the picture.
These influencers are valued for their expert opinions regarding various devices, and have, over a period of time, garnered massive followings due to their unique personalities and product reviews.
Here is our list of the top 10 technology influencers on Youtube that will keep you updated and informed about the ever-changing world of technology.
Lewis Hilsenteger – Unbox Therapy – 15.7 Million
Born on May 6th, 1985 the Canadian tech guru is the founder and owner of the YouTube channel Unbox Therapy. Lewis who is better known as “Lew”, studied digital arts and video editing from the Toronto School of Art. With over 3.2 Billion views, Lew goes through his videos unboxing different devices, listing out their features and then giving his verdict regarding the products.
He is known for starting the Apple “Bendgate” controversy because in one of his videos, he bent an iPhone 6 Plus with his bare hands and it went viral. Lew has a captivating personality on screen and his technology videos are both informative and funny at the same time. As of 2019, Lewis has created a number of other Youtube channels such as “Lew Later” where he talks about technology and other developments taking place in the world.
Gaurav Chaudhary – Technical Guruji – 14.6 Million
Gaurav Chaudhary, better known as “Techincal Guruji”, was born on 7th May 1991. The Indian YouTube sensation currently lives in Dubai and is one of the few influencers on this list who upload their videos in Hindi language. Creating content in his local language has allowed the 27-year-old to amass a huge following of Indians.
Chaudhary’s passion for technology started at the age of 11 and he created his YouTube channel in October 2015. The channel primarily consisted of his reviews and advice regarding various technology products launched in the Indian market. Over time he started another YouTube channel aimed at showcasing content related to his personal life. The tech expert currently has over 1.4 Billion views on his Youtube channel.
Marques Brownlee – Marques Brownlee – 9.68 Million
Known in the professional setting as “MKBHD”, Marques Brownlee was born in 1993, in Maplewood, United States. The 25-year-old joined Youtube in 2008 and started uploading technology related videos while he was still studying in high school.
His initial videos consisted of Brownlee talking about hardware and freeware. He is considered one of the most interactive technology influencers out there and frequently responds to viewer feedback and questions. He makes sure that he reviews a product before or as soon as it comes out. His reviews and videos, especially his scratch tests, have featured on a variety of tech websites including CNET and The Verge. Brownlee currently 1.5 Billion video views on his channel.
Linus Sebastian – Linus Tech Tips – 9.49 Million
The Canadian tech sensation was born in 1986 and is best known for creating four different YouTube channels, which have over 13 Million subscribers. His most popular channel Linus Tech Tips was created in 2008 as a digital footprint for the famous Canadian computer retailer NCIX.
Sebastian primarily focused on talking about computer hardware and software during his initial days as a YouTuber. As he gained a massive following he branched out to other technology products such as smartphones. His YouTube channel has run a number of notable series, including the “The WAN Show” and the “Scrapyard Wars”. His channel Linus Tech Tips currently has over 3 billion views on Youtube.
Filip Koroy – EverythingApplePro – 8.9 Million
More prominently known as the host of “EverythingApplePro”, Filip Koroy was born in 1994 and currently lives in the United States. The 25-year-old Youtuber started his channel in 2009 and as a teenager started uploading various videos related to the Apple iPhone.Over the years his YouTube channel has become a synonym with Apple and his videos range from different product reviews, comparisons to drop tests.
He primarily focuses on Apple products and is also known as the best source to go for Apple leaks. Koroy has started another YouTube channel by the name of “OfficialPhoneRebel” where he focuses his efforts on Andriod phones. EverythingApplePro currently sits at YouTube with a view count of 800 million.
Manoj Saru – Technology Gyan – 4.8 Million
Manoj Saru is one of the youngest influencers on the list. The Indian Youtuber was born in 2001 and his technology-based content is widely-consumed by the Indian audience. He received a Software Engineering diploma from NIIT and focuses on talking about different gadgets, computer software, mobile devices, technology, and how-to tutorials in his videos.
He was initially known in the tech community for his “tips and tricks” and he later branched out on doing technology reviews. As of 2019, the tech guru has more than 241 million views on Youtube.
Austin Evans – Austin Evans – 3.93 Million
Austin Evans was born in 1992 in California, United States. The 27-year-old joined Youtube in 2007 and has since become a technology sensation. The American born influencer always had a knack for technology and loved watching tech videos as a kid – something which inspired him to start his own YouTube channel.
Austin was also frequently bullied as a kid for his weak body structure and he found YouTube a medium to share his creative thoughts. Currently, he has two YouTube channels “Austin Evans” and “This is”. His main Youtube channel “Austin Evans” has a wide range of popular technology videos, in which he talks about phones, PCs, laptops, consoles, and other tech devices. The channel currently stands with a staggering view count of 778 million.
Keaton Keller – Techsmartt – 3.63 Million
Based in Southern California, the 22-year-old Youtube sensation amassed a huge following after he joined the platform in 2010. Keller started his YouTube career while he was still attending Prospect High School.
The tech teen was featured on many technology sites such as AOL and Mashable even before he graduated from high-school. His YouTube channel is full of fun and entertaining reviews of the young influencer talking about different technology products and whether they provide good value. Tech Smartt currently has over 600 million views on Youtube.
Brandon Baldwin – Gizmoslip – 3.37 Million
Born in Montana, United States Brandon Baldwin belonged to an extremely low-income family as a child and lived in a trailer park. However, with time his father started his own software house and the age of 10 taught Baldwin how to operate and program computers.
Baldwin started his YouTube career in 2011 where he first compared the Nook Tablet and Kindle Fire in terms of their durability. Currently, he posts technology videos that focus on the durability of different technological products. His videos many of which are shot with a slow-motion effect have gained Baldwin over 500 million Youtube views.
David Brandy – GadgetIn – 3.23 Million
The Indonesian YouTube tech sensation uploads his videos in his local language and has gained a large number of Indonesian followers who frequently watch his tech videos. Brandy has been praised for the distinct charm and happiness he brings to all of his videos.
He was initially not interested in technology but after watching a gadget review video he gained interest in launching something similar on YouTube. He started with a basic Xiaomi Mi 3 to create his content and decided to target it to the Indonesian market that at the time had very few tech influencers. His idea panned out and today his Youtube channel is about to reach 525 million views.
That is it for our list of the most popular YouTube tech influencers and celebrities out there! What do you think? Whose technology reviews are your favorite? Let us know in the comments!