Readers Choice Awards

What Are the Readers’ Choice Awards?

The Readers’ Choice Awards will showcase the best products, features and services in more than a dozen topic areas, from technology to hobbies to sports.In previous years, the Readers’ Choice Awards highlighted the best of the best in dozens of categories related to technology only, and we’re thrilled to be expanding the awards program into many new areas this year. The program grew out of a popular IM Readers’ Choice Awards program.


How Are the Winners Chosen?

From Jan. 13 through Feb. 4, we accepted nominations for hundreds of award categories across Based on the nominations received, our experts chose up to five finalists in each award category. Then visitors voted for their favorite finalists in as many award categories as they’d like. Winners were announced March 15.Note: We have internal checks in place to detect fraudulent voting activity, and in some cases the poll results shown during voting may not reflect the accurate final counts used to determine winners.