Stephen Silver, a technology writer for The National Interest, is a journalist, essayist and film critic, who is also a contributor to Philly Voice, Philadelphia Weekly, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, Living Life Fearless, Backstage magazine, Broad Street Review and Splice Today.
Engadget took over the awards eight years ago, following a kerfuffle in which the previous awards outlet, CNET, was prevented by their corporate bosses at CBS from presenting an award to Dish, as CBS was in litigation with Dish over that very product at the time.
Its Solar Cell Remote was the winner for Best Sustainability Product, while its Samsung Health Smart Trainer was the winner in the Best Sports Tech category.
“For the Best of the Best category the Engadget team tends to look for the products that have the greatest potential to change the technology landscape over the coming year.
The winner of the Best of the Best Award, from Engadget, is AMD’s new Ryzen 5000 laptop chips.