Jason Hidalgo



University of Nevada, Reno


Handheld Gaming

Samsung Smartphones

iOS & Android Tablets

Amazon tablets


  • Extensive history reviewing handheld gaming units and games.
  • Launched and wrote for a daily technology and gaming blog.
  • Award-winning journalist on technology and business.


Jason Hidalgo is a former writer for Lifewire, where he covered gaming portables for seven years. During his time as a business and technology reporter at the Reno Gazette-Journal, he launched a popular daily blog on technology, science, and video games. His work has also appeared at Engadget and USA Today. He carries a stash of portable electronic devices when he travels as a way to not only get work done but also save his sanity.


Hidalgo graduated with honors from the University of Nevada, Reno, with a bachelor's degree in Journalism.

Lifewire and Dotdash

Lifewire is a Top 10 technology information website, as rated by comScore, a leading internet measurement company. We reach more than 10 million readers per month with our trusted, clear, and actionable answers to your most pressing technology questions.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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