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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

The best DNA tests to buy in 2024
Health & beauty

A number of sites promise to reveal the secrets of your heritage and health. But which is the best DNA test?

Five video doorbells attached to a wall
The best video doorbells 2024: 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

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Fitbit Charge 6 review: Some of the same, some of the new
Fitness trackers

The Fitbit Charge 6 looks familiar, but the Google app integration is all-new

£140 inc VAT
Amazon Echo Dot 5th Generation (2022) review: Now cheaper
Smart speakers

The Amazon Echo Dot was already the best compact smart speaker around and this iterative 2022 update maintains that

£55 inc VAT
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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

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How much does Invisalign cost: Prices broken down
Dental care

Can you expect to be paying through your teeth or will it be smiles all round? All your Invisalign payment questions answered

Google Pixel Watch 2 teaser
Google Pixel Watch 2 review: Small changes, big difference

The Pixel Watch 2 doesn’t look that different on the surface, but it’s now the smartwatch that last year’s model should have been

£439 (inc VAT)
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
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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