Shopping for Tech: Good Solutions & Great Designs

Best of 2011

Thanks to the nature of the ever-changing world of technology, we are constantly exposed to solutions for keeping us well-connected in our daily lives. 2011 brought a swarm of great new shops specializing in gadgets, clocks, and desk accessories for the home and office. Not just for the technologically advanced, the resources throughout these shopping guides and store profiles will appeal to anyone with a fondness for well-designed tech. See the full list after the jump.

TOP ROW: Shopping Guides
• 1 Gift Stores for Smart & Small Gadgets
• 2 10 Sources for Green Tech
• 3 The Ultimate Tech Guide for Foodies
• 4 Five Super Stylish, Tech-Friendly Bags
• 5 Best Resources for Gadgets & Gizmos

MIDDLE ROW: Tech Stores
• 6 iStabilizer: Tools for the Phone Photographer
• 7 Kasbah Mod: Vintage Typewriters
• 8 Qrious Deco: Functional QR Art from France
• 9 Urbanears: Connecting Color & Sound
• 10 Yofo: Stop Dropping Your Phone

BOTTOM ROW: More Tech Stores
• 11 Doug's Word Clocks: Timepieces for Word Lovers & DIY-ers
• 12 Lexon: Tech for Design Lovers
• 13 Lomography Gallery Store Los Angeles
• 14 Quirky: Crowdsourced Products from Emerging Inventors
• 15 TwistTogether Company: Modular Lamps from Brooklyn

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Welcome to Apartment Therapy's Best of 2011 roundup! From December 19 through January 1 we are rounding up some of our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.

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