Alex Kidman writes for Lifehacker, Kotaku and Gizmodo as a freelance technology writer. He was also Gizmodo Australia’s editor from 2011-2012. Kidman has been a technology editor and reporter for more than 20 years, writing for publications such as Finder, ZDNet, CNET, PC Magazine, the ABC, MacWorld and The Sydney Morning Herald. He is also a frequent contributor on radio ABC Radio and co-hosts a technology podcast, Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News.

Alex has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of New England and a serious passion for retro gaming. He’s also written a fiction book, which consists of short stories, called Fifty Two.

You can follow him on Twitter or find out more about him on his personal website.

hiking tech: What to take into the great Australian outdoors

Hiking Tech to Take on Your Next Outdoor Adventure

Hit the great outdoors in style and comfort with this range of hiking tech, designed to help you make the most of your bushwalking adventures. Some gear will enhance your trek, while some will make sure you make it back home to tell the tale.