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Alex Kidman

Alex Kidman

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Alex Kidman was the tech and telco editor at Finder and is now a freelance technology writer. He's been a technology writer with experience spanning more than 20 years, writing and editing at Gizmodo, CNET, PC Magazine, Kotaku and many more. Alex has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of New England and a serious passion for retro gaming.

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What does the finally completed TPG/Vodafone merger mean for you?

After years of legal hurdles and drama, TPG and Vodafone are finally now one merged company. What does that mean in terms of services & prices for customers?

Alex Kidman 15 July 2020
What does the finally completed TPG/Vodafone merger mean for you?

Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite Review

The Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite promises a lot with its 5,000mAh battery, but it can't quite live up to those promises.

Alex Kidman 7 July 2020
Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite Review

Best mesh routers 2020

Adding a Mesh Router to your home network is an easy way to seriously boost your home or office Wi-Fi performance – but which system should you buy?

Alex Kidman 6 July 2020
Best mesh routers 2020

New laws require NBN Co to “guarantee” minimum speeds for your Internet

Internet access is now guaranteed for all Australians, with new minimum NBN speeds put into place.

Alex Kidman 3 July 2020
New laws require NBN Co to “guarantee” minimum speeds for your Internet

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite review

The Galaxy Tab S6 Lite is a worthy competitor to Apple's entry-level iPad, but Android's ongoing issues with tablet apps still leave it lagging behind Apple's efforts.

Alex Kidman 2 July 2020
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite review

Microsoft Surface Book 3 13.5” review

If you're upgrading from an older Surface Book and you still crave that removable tablet action, then the Surface Book 3 is a decent update.

Alex Kidman 1 July 2020
Microsoft Surface Book 3 13.5” review

Best smartwatches for 2020

The Apple Watch Series 5 tops our list of the best smartwatches but we've got alternatives for Android, budget and long battery life too.

Alex Kidman 1 July 2020
Best smartwatches for 2020

realme X3 SuperZoom review

realme's latest handset has a higher price than you'd usually associate with the brand, but it's easily the best mid-range phone you can buy right now.

Alex Kidman 30 June 2020
realme X3 SuperZoom review

Netgear Orbi RBK13 Mesh Wi-Fi System review

Netgear's lower-priced Mesh Wi-Fi system doesn't reach the heights of fancier models, but if you're after a basic mesh extension it's a solid choice.

Alex Kidman 26 June 2020
Netgear Orbi RBK13 Mesh Wi-Fi System review

Apple shifts to “Apple Silicon”, but does that mean you should hold off buying new Macs?

Is now a bad time to buy a new Mac, and what else did Apple announce at its WWDC 2020 keynote?

Alex Kidman 23 June 2020
Apple shifts to “Apple Silicon”, but does that mean you should hold off buying new Macs?
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