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Alan Martin

Alan Martin is a freelance writer with more than a decade’s worth of experience, mainly in the technology space. His main focus at Expert Reviews is ensuring that your next pick of phone or wearable is the right choice for you and represents the best possible value for money. In the past he’s covered a broad range of games, dental apparel and pet accessories and, on one memorable occasion, had to strip off to retrieve a rogue drone from a lake – such is his dedication to reviews.

Recent articles by Alan Martin

MuscleGun Carbon review: A super mid-range massage gun
Massage guns

The MuscleGun Carbon isn’t cheap, but it’s well made and offers impressive muscle relief

190 inc VAT
Amazon Echo Show 8 review - lead
Amazon Echo Show 8 (3rd Gen, 2023): Better than ever
Smart speakers

The Echo Show 8 is another great smart screen, but the £30 price increase makes it harder to justify

150 inc VAT
Motorola Moto G13 review: Cheap and cheerful
Mobile phones

The Motorola Moto G13 is a solid handset for anyone on a tight budget

140 Inc VAT
The best video doorbells 2023: The top smart doorbells
Video doorbells

See and record who is knocking on the door with the best video doorbells from Ring, Nest and the rest

The best smartwatches you can buy

Here are the best smartwatches you can buy in 2023

Fitbit Sense 2 review: One step forward, two steps back

The Fitbit Sense 2 adds little, takes away lots and costs more than the old model

270 inc VAT
Fitbit Versa 3: Frustratingly close to perfection

The Fitbit Versa 3 finally gives us built-in GPS, but sabotages itself with a dubious new design choice

200 inc. VAT
Echo Pop: Now £18 for Black Friday
Smart speakers

The Echo Pop is another great smart speaker from Amazon but it's only £10 cheaper than the excellent Echo Dot

45 inc VAT
Fitbit Inspire 2 review: Great for casuals; less so for pros
Fitness trackers Wearable technology

The Fitbit Inspire 2 tries to do it all, with mixed results

90 inc VAT
best fitness tracker
Best fitness trackers to suit every budget
Fitness trackers

Keep track of your distance, speed, calories and even GPS from your wrist, with our pick of the best fitness trackers