Staff Writer, Imaging
A seasoned writer and professional photographer, Chris reviews cameras, headphones, smartphones, laptops, and lenses. Educated in Political Science and Linguistics, Chris can often be found building a robot army, snowboarding, or getting ink.
Articles and Reviews by Chris Thomas
How to Choose the Best Data Plan for Your Budget
August 08, 2015 – Find a data plan that better serves your needs (and your wallet).
This Clever Box Crams Five Screens Into One TV
March 07, 2015 – Now you have an excuse to buy that 80-inch flatscreen.
Apple iPad mini 3 Tablet Review
December 31, 2014 – Boring update brings TouchID, not much else.
Apple iPad Air 2 Tablet Review
November 21, 2014 – The iPad Air returns with more power at the expense of battery life.
Google Nexus 9 Tablet Review
November 21, 2014 – Lollipop, lollipop, oh, lolly-lollypop.
Amazon Kindle Voyage eReader Review
November 12, 2014 – Looking for an eReader? Go on a voyage with Amazon's flagship device.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S (8.4-inch) Tablet Review
October 15, 2014 – Marking rise of OLED tablets, Samsung debuts a fine featherweight.
Samsung Revives Barnes and Noble's Nook With New Tab
August 20, 2014 – Looks like a Galaxy Tab 4, reads like a Nook.
Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro (8.4-inch) Tablet Review
June 25, 2014 – What might've been a fantastic value tablet is undone by a fatal flaw.
Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2'' Tablet Review
June 19, 2014 – With a new TouchWiz and even beefier guts, the latest Galaxy Note Pro swings hard, and misses.
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Tablet Review
May 28, 2014 – Pushing the hybrid concept further is the Microsoft Surface Pro 3—the first tablet to bridge the gap with laptops.
Sony Makes Waves With Waterproof Phone, Tablet
February 25, 2014 – At a quiet Mobile World Congress, Sony makes a big splash.
Take Note, Samsung Reveals Four New Tablets
January 06, 2014 – Keeping tabs on their 2014 lineup.
Asus Unveils New VivoTab, PadFone Mini, and ZenFones
January 06, 2014 – Swinging for the fences at 2014 International CES
Asus Launches Dual-OS Hybrid at CES 2014
January 06, 2014 – Windows 8 or Android, laptop or tablet, the Transformer Book Duet breaks barriers.
Micromax Launches Dual-boot LapTab at CES 2014
January 06, 2014 – Running both Android 4.2.2 and Windows 8.1, the latest dual-boot device hails from India.
Hands-on with the Updated Nexus 5 Camera
December 10, 2013 – How much can software upgrade really affect smartphone image quality?
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" Tablet Review
November 29, 2013 – The newest bargain tablet from Amazon offers a lot under the hood.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7" Tablet Review
November 28, 2013 – Amazon falls short with the Kindle Fire HDX 7".
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) Tablet Review
November 21, 2013 – Samsung's best tablet yet still isn't perfect, but it's a powerhouse.