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
Microsoft Surface 2 Tablet Review
November 14, 2013 – The Surface 2 makes the case for tablet use from 9 to 5.
Apple iPad Mini with Retina Display Tablet Review
November 13, 2013 – It may not be as big as the iPad Air, but this is by no means an iPad Lite.
Apple iPad Air Tablet Review
November 11, 2013 – The new iPad is a breath of fresh Air, moves goalposts for tablets
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013) eReader Review
October 04, 2013 – Amazon rolls out a new version of its flagship eReader, and it's still king.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1-inch Review
August 19, 2013 – Why does this tablet exist? We're not sure, but buyers beware.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (8-inch) Review
August 08, 2013 – Great screen or not, this Samsung is outpaced by last year's machines.
New Tablet Appears in North Korea, Is Pretty Good
August 05, 2013 – The DPRK's new tablet is better than you'd think, but still has no internet.
Google Nexus 7 (Gen 2) Review
July 26, 2013 – A big deal in a little package, the new Nexus 7 isn't just a bargain buy—it's the best tablet you can buy at any price.
Google Announces New Tablet, ChromeCast
July 24, 2013 – Today's Google announcements delight enthusiast and novice alike.
Hisense Sero 7 Pro Review
July 23, 2013 – It's long in the tooth, it's cheap, it's... actually really decent for the price.
Sony Xperia Tablet Z Review
June 24, 2013 – Sony's brand-new tablet attempts to answer users' most common problems—and delivers.
Samsung Announces New ATIV Tab Models
June 20, 2013 – Windows 8 comes to more new devices, this time from Samsung.
Quick Hits From Apple's Worldwide Developer's Conference
June 10, 2013 – Apple laid out a bunch of new projects and news items today—we hash out the most important stories from WWDC 2013.
Samsung ATIV Tab 7 Review
May 29, 2013 – Tablet/laptop hybrids are here, and the ATIV Tab leads Samsung's charge.
Quick Hits from Day One of Google I/O
May 15, 2013 – Day One of Google I/O is over, but here are the biggest news pieces to come from the conference.
Acer Debuts Android Tablet With 7.9" Screen
May 05, 2013 – Going after the Nexus 7 or the iPad mini? Acer's new tablet to come in June.
Samsung Announces New Galaxy Tab
April 29, 2013 – Not giving up on Android, Samsung announces a follow-up to its successful Galaxy Tab line.
Asus MeMo Pad Smart 10 Tablet Review
April 01, 2013 – Bargain 10" tablet looks to carve out entry-level niche.
Microsoft Surface Pro Review
April 01, 2013 – The Surface Pro is a powerhouse of processing power, but it would be better suited as a laptop.
4 Ways to Make the Next Tablets Even Better
March 28, 2013 – Tablet manufacturers, listen up!