We hate to break the news to you, but it's official: Gizmodo came in second in the 2007 Weblog Awards competition. It was close. In the final tally, Engadget got 26,347 votes to our 26,027, a difference of a fraction of a percent.
You, dear readers, made a valiant effort with a flurry of last-minute votes, but it was all for naught. We'd like to congratulate Engadget for winning the Best Technology Blog category. And, we thank everyone who took the time to vote for us, especially those of you who cranked up the buzz, telling all your friends and spreading the word.
There is an upside to this defeat: We'll no longer beg you for votes every day, but we're trying to figure out an excuse to keep showing you those cute pictures of puppies and kittens. Suggestions? Meanwhile, let's take a look at all the official results: