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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.

Latest articles by Alex Kidman

190 articles written by this author

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra review: Samsung strikes back

The Galaxy S23 Ultra looks an awful lot like the S22 Ultra, but Samsung has made some big changes in camera quality and performance.

Alex Kidman 13 February 2023
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra review: Samsung strikes back

Motorola RAZR 2022 review: Motorola gets serious about foldables

Motorola’s lagged behind Samsung in the foldable stakes for years now, but the Motorola RAZR 2022 flips that script, delivering an excellent (but expensive) foldable with great battery life.

Alex Kidman 14 December 2022
Motorola RAZR 2022 review: Motorola gets serious about foldables

ASUS ROG Phone 6D Ultimate review: Ultimate gaming at a high price

ASUS’s ROG Phone 6D Ultimate is an amazingly capable gaming phone at an equally jaw-dropping price.

Alex Kidman 8 December 2022
ASUS ROG Phone 6D Ultimate review: Ultimate gaming at a high price

ASUS Zenfone 9 review: Pocket rocket

If bigger phones leave you exasperated but you crave power, there’s a lot to like about the ASUS Zenfone 9 – with a few limitations along the way too.

Alex Kidman 18 November 2022
ASUS Zenfone 9 review: Pocket rocket

Oppo Reno8 Pro review: Fails to stand out

The Oppo Reno8 Pro is a good phone, but it’s not a great phone, and that’s not enough to justify it at the price Oppo asks for it.

Alex Kidman 17 November 2022
Oppo Reno8 Pro review: Fails to stand out

Apple iPhone 14 Plus review: Better battery, but is that enough?

Apple’s iPhone 14 Plus falls into the same slightly-too-pricey category as the iPhone 14, but that’s because it’s just a big iPhone 14.

Alex Kidman 4 November 2022
Apple iPhone 14 Plus review: Better battery, but is that enough?

Motorola Edge 30 Neo review: Thin build, thin power

Motorola’s Edge 30 Neo has some nice design style and colour choices, but there’s little that really stands out in performance or camera features to get excited about.

Alex Kidman 1 November 2022
Motorola Edge 30 Neo review: Thin build, thin power

Google Pixel 7 Pro review: A controlled smartphone experience

Google's Pixel 7 Pro continues the search giant's journey through premium phones, offering good performance and a strong, AI-guided camera.

Alex Kidman 13 October 2022
Google Pixel 7 Pro review: A controlled smartphone experience

iPhone 14 review

The iPhone 14 delivers Apple's usual quality and speed but at a price point that makes it almost impossible to recommend.

Alex Kidman 4 October 2022
iPhone 14 review

Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max review: Bigger is only better some of the time

The iPhone 14 Pro Max is a big phone with plenty of appeal to pro photographers

Alex Kidman 29 September 2022
Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max review: Bigger is only better some of the time
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