About Us

Gizmodo loves technology. A lot.

We’re obsessed with the gadgets, science and geek culture that change the way we live, work, love, eat, play, think and feel.

Gizmodo Australia covers local technology news with a team of award-winning local journalists, and localises the best posts from the US, making sure to eliminate what’s irrelevant for Aussies. If you do want to access the US site, you can go to us.gizmodo.com.

Our coverage is sorted into eleven main categories – News, Mobile, Gadgets, Online, Computing, Cameras, Science, Entertainment, Geek Out, Software, and Cars.

All stories are tagged so they’re easy to browse and locate.

Regular Posts

We also run a series of regular columns covering specific topics in more depth:

Posted daily
Regular reviews, hands-on impressions and first-look video of the hottest tech gear, apps and software.

Posted throughout the month
Sometimes a review is not enough. Sometimes products need to go head-to-head. Welcome to Battlemodo.

Dealzmodo: Apps Deals Of The Day
Posted daily
We round-up notable price drops available to Aussie users of Android, iPhone, iPad and Windows Phone devices.

Dealzmodo: Lunchtime Deal
Posted daily
A delicious shopping resource with daily deals on the tech hardware you’ve been lusting after.

Mobile Monday
Posted Mondays
Reviews, opinion and analysis of the latest mobile phone hardware, software and services – plus mobile broadband and telco news.

Posted daily
Think of it as the official unofficial Gizmodo community forum.

Under The Hood
Posted Tuesdays
Giz covers the big processor and component news as it happens, but we also take time out each week to roll up our sleeves, and dive into the world of computer components: from hard drives to motherboards.

Gizmodo Shooting Challenge
Posted Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Each week, Shooting Challenge invites Gizmodo’s photography enthusiasts to show off their skills with innovative tricks and camera experiments that test the limits of art and technology.

Developers Cubed
Posted Thursdays
We speak with local software and app developers to find out what tools they use, what they’re working on, and what lessons they have to share.

Tech Week In Review
Posted Fridays
An irreverent look at the week that was. We highlight the biggest stories of the week, in addition to paying tribute to the single best, worst or simply bizarre tech that caught our eye.

What Happened With The NBN This Week?
Posted Fridays
With every passing week, the NBN becomes more of a permanent reality for Australians. We roundup the week’s big NBN threads, and explain how it all applies to you.

Breakfast Wrap
Posted Monday to Saturday
Tech news happens while you sleep, so we bring you up to speed with the best stories to peruse with your morning coffee.

Retromodo / Culturemodo
Posted throughout the month
Sure, we love tech nostalgia, but we’re also fans of technology-related lectures, theatre and art.

The Gizmodo Team

Luke Hopewell

Luke Hopewell

Editor And Known Badass

A self-professed gadget lover and nonsense talker geek, Luke Hopewell sits in the editor chair at Gizmodo Australia. He loves anything that switches on, does internet or goes beep in the night. Stick around long enough and you’ll see Luke pop up on your telly with The Project and The Feed, or on radio with Download This Show.

You can dive into his posts here.

Luke Hopewell

Campbell Simpson

Journalist / Reviewer / The Stig

Cam is a journalist and tech reviewer for Gizmodo Australia, testing out and writing about anything and everything from laptops to cameras to smartphones. Outside of work, he spends his time tinkering with (or breaking) his car and snapping photos. He has consistently been a finalist in Australia’s IT Journalism Awards for his reviews since he started writing about tech in 2008.

You can read Campbell’s posts and reviews here.

Elly Hart

Hayley Williams

Editorial Assistant

Hayley is an aspiring Strong Female Character™ who has previously spent her time writing about cosplay for Gametraders’ monthly magazine. She has also contributed articles to Indie Games Magazine, and spent six months dabbling in game design with Sydney indie developer Epiphany Games. Despite the lack of a tragic backstory, she still likes to moonlight as a well-dressed supervillain under the unconvincing pseudonym of Hayley Elise.

Read her articles here.

Elly Hart

Amanda Yeo

Early Morning Sub Editor Ninja

Amanda is a former human rights lawyer, current author, and pop culture enthusiast. Her writing has been published and performed in Stories of Sydney (SWEATSHOP & Seizure), Westside (Westside Publications), The Last Word (Sydney Festival 2015), and The Voices Project (Australian Theatre for Young People). In her spare time she does stuff like play Dota and pretend to be cool on the internet. Once Gail Simone called her a superhero. That’s been a highlight of her life so far, along with the time she negotiated her way to 90% off the Doctor Who Series 1-4 box set.

Logan Booker

Logan Booker

Weekend Editor And Boy Wonder

Logan’s past lives include editorships of Atomic and Kotaku Australia, two-and-a-half years as a game designer at Tantalus and, most recently, a writing role at top mobile developer Firemint. A Highly Commended, Best Gaming Journalist (IT Journo Awards), Logan also moonlights as an indie games developer.

You can read his posts here.


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