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Alex Kidman

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About the writer

A multi-award winning journalist, Alex has written about consumer technology for over 20 years. He has written and edited for virtually every Australian tech publication including Gizmodo, CNET, PC Magazine, Kotaku and more. He has also been the Editor of Gizmodo Australia, PC Mag Australia, CNET.com.au and the Tech and Telco section at Finder. Alex has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of New England and a serious passion for retro gaming.

Latest articles by Alex Kidman

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Logitech Combo Touch For iPad Pro 11 Inch: Turns your iPad Pro into a Surface

If you've ever wanted to merge the worlds of the iPad Pro and the Microsoft Surface, Logitech has just the keyboard case for you.

Alex Kidman 21 June 2021
Logitech Combo Touch For iPad Pro 11 Inch: Turns your iPad Pro into a Surface

GoCube review: A Rubik’s Cube that’s smarter than you are

If you've ever struggled with the algorithms behind the iconic Rubik's Cube, the GoCube will either make you into a cubing genius, or make you feel overwhelmed by its own cleverness along the way.

Alex Kidman 21 June 2021
GoCube review: A Rubik’s Cube that’s smarter than you are

Rig Nacon Pro Compact review: A smaller controller with big sound

The smaller size of the Rig Nacon Pro Compact is likely to be divisive amongst gamers, but the inclusion of Dolby Atmos makes it a great choice if you regularly play games with headphones on.

Alex Kidman 21 June 2021
Rig Nacon Pro Compact review: A smaller controller with big sound

Asus Zenfone 8 review: Flagship specifications with compromises

If you want a fast processor in a smaller handset at a good price, the Asus Zenfone 8 delivers, although it would be nice if it had more flexible cameras.

Alex Kidman 21 June 2021
Asus Zenfone 8 review: Flagship specifications with compromises

Amazon Echo Show 5 2nd Gen Review: A compact but simple smart display

If Alexa is your smart home companion of choice, the Echo Show 5 2nd Gen delivers a simple visual and voice experience – and that's all.

Alex Kidman 21 June 2021
Amazon Echo Show 5 2nd Gen Review: A compact but simple smart display

Amazon Echo Show 8 2nd Gen review: Smart display with a smarter camera

The upgraded Echo Show 8 2nd Gen benefits a lot from an improved and smart tracking camera.

Alex Kidman 21 June 2021
Amazon Echo Show 8 2nd Gen review: Smart display with a smarter camera

TCL 20SE Review: Great display but otherwise unremarkable

If you're after a low-cost mobile with a quality display, the TCL 20SE is appealing, but you'll otherwise be left wanting for app performance, camera quality and battery life.

Alex Kidman 15 June 2021
TCL 20SE Review: Great display but otherwise unremarkable

New Apple TV 4K 2021 review: Great new remote, but not many reasons to upgrade

Apple’s streaming set top box is a premium choice with a hugely improved remote control, but existing Apple TV owners probably don’t need to upgrade at all.

Alex Kidman 10 June 2021
New Apple TV 4K 2021 review: Great new remote, but not many reasons to upgrade

Full Apple WWDC 2021 roundup: iOS 15, macOS Monterey and more

Apple's big WWDC 21 conference keynote delivered the software goods, but new hardware was notably absent.

Alex Kidman 8 June 2021
Full Apple WWDC 2021 roundup: iOS 15, macOS Monterey and more

Oppo A54 5G review: Cheap 5G, but not much else

The Oppo A54 5G brings 5G access down to its lowest price to date, but there are just too many other performance compromises to deal with to make it a worthwhile handset.

Alex Kidman 7 June 2021
Oppo A54 5G review: Cheap 5G, but not much else
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