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Chris Martin

Chris Martin

Chris is a Senior Staff Writer at PC Advisor covering news, reviews, features, opinion and video content. Chris can be found writing about almost anything to do with technology but he focuses on mobile, particularly smartphones and tablets. Far from a fanboy, Chris likes getting the best of both worlds by using various operating systems including, but not limited to, Android, iOS and Windows 8.

When Chris isn't up to the eyeballs in kit, he likes to carve up the slopes on his skis followed by a nice pint of ale. He's also a keen gamer, musician, sportsman and Tottenham Hotspur supporter.


 

Articles by Chris Martin


News: 
Lytro Illum release date, price and specs: Light field camera goes 3D

Lytro has revealed its new Light Field Camera so here's the Lytro Illum's release date, price and specs.

News: 
Microsoft to boost Windows Phone with Nokia acquisition: Closes the deal this week

Microsoft has confirmed it will complete its buyout of Nokia this week enabling Windows Phone adoption to accelerate.

News: 
LG G Watch release date, price and specs: Hands-on and pictures

LG has confirmed a release date and price for the G Watch and we've had our hands on the Android Wear smartwatch.

News: 
Netflix to introduce price increase: New subcribers to start with

Netflix has confirmed that it will increase its prices for new customers so it can invest in new content and service quality.

Features: 
The 7 best smartwatches 2014: list of the best wearable tech you can buy right now

Wearable technology has burst on to the scene, and smartwatches are the new gadgets that are leading the charge. Here we review and rank the best…

Review: 
Samsung Gear 2 review: Classy Tizen smartwatch is too expensive

Samsung's latest smartwatch is the Gear 2 but is this Tizen OS wearable worth the high price tag? Read our Samsung Gear 2 review.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 release date, price and specs 2014

Following the Galaxy S5, Samsung's next flagship Android smartphone will be the Galaxy Note 4. Here's what we know about its release date, price…

News: 
Get 4G and free phone charging at Glastonbury Festival 2014 with EE

Glastonbury festival has named EE as its technology partner and will offer a bespoke 4G network as well as free phone charging.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner gets hacked: Follows iPhone 5s Touch ID

Much like the iPhone 5s with its Touch ID, the Galaxy S5's fingerprint scanner has been bypassed with a fingerprint spoof.

News: 
Google Nexus 10 2 (2014) release date, price and spec rumours: Not before a Nexus 8

Everything you need to know about the new Nexus 10 tablet from Google, including rumoured release dates, prices and specifications.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


Review: 
Samsung Gear 2 Neo: World's first Tizen smartwatch is impressive

Clove has it in stock http://www.clove.co.uk/samsung...

News: 
Sonos adds Google Play Music streaming service to wireless Hi-Fi system

Shame it's not a Surface Pro for the desktop application. I've spoken to Sonos about Windows Phone support and they feel the platform doesn't have…

Review: 
HTC One M8 vs iPhone 5s comparison review: Duo Camera takes on Touch ID fingerprint scanner

You'll be asleep for a while. The iPhone 5s is still relevant despite being around for a few months now and will be until probably September. And…

Review: 
HTC One M8 vs iPhone 5s comparison review: Duo Camera takes on Touch ID fingerprint scanner

Added both. We hadn't finished testing the HTC battery life.

Review: 
HTC One M8 vs iPhone 5s comparison review: Duo Camera takes on Touch ID fingerprint scanner

There's no clear winner so we don't want to pick one for the sake of it. The idea is to highlight the pros and cons of each to help people decide…

Features: 
Group test: what's the best smartphone?

Price isn't everything and while it has a great spec for the price, it can't compete with the big boys. It does top our budget smartphone chart.…

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z2 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 comparison review: Android flagship are closely matched

So hardware is more important than software to you?

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z2 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 comparison review: Android flagship are closely matched

Hey guys, I've added the stereo speakers and headphone to the 'unique features section'. Thanks for pointing it out. Chris

News: 
Apple announces CarPlay as 'iPhone in the car' system

A great question and one which we will answer as soon as we can. Thanks, Erik.

Review: 
Huawei MediaPad X1 hands-on review: A Nexus 7 rival which is sadly a phablet

Our expert verdict is that it would work better as a tablet rather than a phablet. Feel free to disagree.

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