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Alex Kidman

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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.

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Tado Smart AC Control V3+ review: Simple, smart and cool

The Tado Smart AC Control V3+ promises to save you energy while making your existing home air conditioner smart. It's a smart solution that certainly covers the basics of home heating and cooling well generally irrespective of the brand of your home or office's air conditioning.

Alex Kidman 30 November 2021
Tado Smart AC Control V3+ review: Simple, smart and cool

Dynabook Tecra A40-J review: The business laptop that shouldn’t be licked, unless you really want to

The Dynabook Tecra A40-J won't win any awards for entirely innovative design ideas, but then it's much more of a workhorse design and power set for business users. Somebody else can test its antimicrobial paint however.

Alex Kidman 30 November 2021
Dynabook Tecra A40-J review: The business laptop that shouldn’t be licked, unless you really want to

Dynabook E10-S review: A classroom computer and nothing more

The Dynabook E10-S is specifically targeted at parents who need a simple and robust computer for their school kids to use and hopefully not break too quickly.

Alex Kidman 30 November 2021
Dynabook E10-S review: A classroom computer and nothing more

Netgear Orbi Wi-Fi 6 AX6000 review: Impressive speed for a hefty price

Netgear's Orbi Wi-Fi 6 promises incredible speeds and absolutely delivers on those promises, over and above what you're likely to get in a home broadband connection.

Alex Kidman 29 November 2021
Netgear Orbi Wi-Fi 6 AX6000 review: Impressive speed for a hefty price

The Best iPhone Black Friday deals in Australia: Save $300+ on an iPhone

Top Black Friday iPhone deals include 26% off the iPhone 12 Mini at The Good Guys and cut-price refurbished models at Amazon and eBay.

Alex Kidman 26 November 2021
The Best iPhone Black Friday deals in Australia: Save $300+ on an iPhone

The best gaming deals from EB Games Black Friday sale

Top deals for Black Friday include Horizon Zero Dawn Complete Edition for $9, HTC Vive Cosmos for $799 and $10 off PS5 DualSense controllers.

Alex Kidman 26 November 2021
The best gaming deals from EB Games Black Friday sale

Best smartphone deals for Black Friday in Australia

Whether you're after a cheap iPhone, discount Samsung Galaxy or just want a great value smartphone deal, we've got the best deals right here.

Alex Kidman 26 November 2021
Best smartphone deals for Black Friday in Australia

Best Microsoft Black Friday Sales 2021: Games, Surface, Xbox and more

Get a Surface for less, score cheaper Xbox games and grab cheaper PC peripherals in Microsoft's Black Friday 2021 sale.

Alex Kidman 26 November 2021
Best Microsoft Black Friday Sales 2021: Games, Surface, Xbox and more

Apple Black Friday sale: How to get a free $140 Apple Gift Card

Apple is kicking off Black Friday a couple of days early with free Apple Gift Cards valued at up to $140 when you buy specific products. Here are details.

Alex Kidman 24 November 2021
Apple Black Friday sale: How to get a free $140 Apple Gift Card

Google Nest Cam With Floodlight review: Bright, smart and expensive

The Google Nest Cam With Floodlight takes the smarts of Google's impressive Nest Cam and – surprise, surprise – adds a floodlight to it.

Alex Kidman 22 November 2021
Google Nest Cam With Floodlight review: Bright, smart and expensive
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