Jason D'Aprile

  •  A freelance technology, entertainment, and lifestyle journalist for over 26 years.
  • Has written for a plethora of websites, magazines, and TV; G4TV and CNET to Playboy, Paste Magazine, and Techhive.
  • Covers gaming, smart home, home theater, mobile, and various other tech extensively.
  • Also works as a technical writer and editor, QA specialist, and requirements/business analyst in large and small-scale Government-based IT development projects.
  • Occasionally writes fiction and always avoids social media.


Jason D'Aprile has been writing professionally since he was 19 (and first published a year before). Starting at a small-press Amiga magazine with his Amiga 500 and an absurd amount of excitement for both technology and writing, his work has appeared in more places than he can remember, with hundreds of articles through the 90s disappearing into the ether as websites came and went.

Jason especially loves writing about video games, but in recent years has focused on the ever-expanding world of smart home technology and now knows more about thermostats than he ever thought possible. Essentially fascinated by any new tech and shiny gadgets, he goes out of his way to test out as much as possible to find what works, what doesn't, and what the next trends in tech will be.

Jason D'Aprile

"I love to write and especially enjoy combining writing with tech in interesting ways. Even after all these years, I still get excited to try new toys — whether it's a new smart lightbulb, thermostat, meat thermometer, or cool new STEM/STEAM building and coding toys to get kids excited about what's possible with technology."

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