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Chris Martin

Chris Martin

Chris is Consumer Tech Editor 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


Features: 
Top stories from MWC 2015: Latest from Samsung, Sony, HTC, LG, Microsoft, Google - Galaxy S6 and HTC One launch - Xperia Z4 delayed - new phones and tablets

Barcelona's MWC (Mobile World Congress) 2015 kicks off today, and many of the press events were already held this weekend. We tell you what to…

Features: 
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge / Galaxy Edge UK release date, price & specs: When is the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge coming out? Galaxy S6 Edge details. Pre-order Galaxy S6 Edge

Samsung has confirmed the Galaxy S6 Edge, a variant of the Galaxy S6 that has a curved edge to create additional screen space for notifications.…

News: 
Galaxy S6 UK release date, price, specs: When is the Samsung Galaxy S6 coming out? Samsung Galaxy S6 confirmed at MWC 2015. Galaxy S6 launch details - Galaxy S6 images - new features in Galaxy S6 - pre-order now at £579

Samsung Galaxy S6 release date, price and specs. Galaxy S6 display, processor and memory. Galaxy S6 price, Galaxy S6 release date, Galaxy S6…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge review: Hands-on with the gorgeous dual edge smartphone

The Galaxy S6 Edge is the dual edge version of Samsung's new flagship Galaxy smartphone. Here's our Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge hands-on review from…

Video: 
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge video review

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge video review

Video: 
Acer Liquid M220 video review

Acer Liquid M220 video review

Review: 
Acer Liquid M220 review: Hands-on with the new Acer Liquid M220. A poor example of a budget Windows Phone

Acer has decided to try Windows Phone again but you won't be able to get excited about this smartphone. Here are our first impressions in our Acer…

News: 
Samsung Orbis round smartwatch a no-show at MWC: Release date, price and specs

With wearables all the rage, can Samsung take on the Moto 360 and LG G Watch R with its round Orbis smartwatch? Originally thought to launch at…

Features: 
LG announces four mid-range smartphones for MWC 2015: No sign of the G4 though

LG touts premium features and design for new mid-range smartphones called the Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy.

Features: 
Microsoft Lumia 640 launch as it happened: Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL to get Windows 10 | Windows 10 phones launch at MWC 2015 - new Microsoft phones: details

Watch again coverage of Microsoft's MWC 2015 press conference in which it launched Lumia smartphones with Windows 10. Microsoft Lumia 640 launch…


 

Comments by Chris Martin


News: 
Netflix reveals Better Call Saul release date, schedule and trailer

Do you really think we only publish PC buying advice?

Review: 
Netflix vs LoveFilm Instant comparison review: What's the best streaming service?

Amazon Instant Video is not the same as Amazon Prime Instant Video. Those are titles to rent or buy so there is more.

News: 
Not all Lumia smartphones will get an upgrade to Windows 10

You should be fine on a 930. It's new and high-end.

Review: 
Kazam Tornado 348 review: Not enough meat on the thinnest smartphone in the world

Where can you buy it? If we can't get one then it's pretty irellevant

Review: 
Dell Venue 8 7000 hands-on review: Even thinner than the iPad Air 2

I'm waiting for a spec sheet from Dell so will let you know. It could well have both.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

Not sure what you mean exactly. The Note 4 is the highest GeekBench 3 score we've ever seen and I pointed that out. In the other tests it didn't…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

I've corrected the Flipboard part (error on my part) and I will double check the SunSpider test.Not sure why you've tried to estimate how long…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

Thanks for your detailed comment and I've updated about Flipboard (just couldn't find the setting). Otherwise you seem to be talking about things…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

Thanks everyone for pointing out where to switch Flipboard off (I simply couldn't find it). Not sure what you mean about battery as I did mention…

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