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.

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