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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: 
Why BlackBerry isn't dead: Firm keeps Mercedes F1 team driving with enterprise package

BlackBerry might be a write-off in the consumer market but its work with the Mercedes F1 Team is a demonstration of how it wins at enterprise.

Features: 
Android Lollipop release date, new features and upgrades: Android 5.0 is official and here's when you'll get it

Google has launched the next version of Android, officially known as 5.0 Lollipop. Here's what you need to know about its release date, upgrades,…

Features: 
Best iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 deals: Find the best contract for your new iPad

We do the hardwork finding the best deals for the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3. Check them out here.

Features: 
How to watch all traffic from an IP address

Monitor and analyse network traffic from your own IP or others with our how to guide.

News: 
Nokia branding killed in place of 'Microsoft Lumia': Windows Phone moves into new era

It's been coming for a while but the Nokia brand has been ditched by Microsoft

News: 
Lenovo tipped to buy BlackBerry as early as this week

Can a top PC maker save the struggling smartphone maker? Lenovo is tipped to buy out BlackBerry.

Features: 
Best new technology products of October 2014: A bumper crop from Apple, Google and others

Here are the best products of October 2014 vying to get on your gadget wish list for Christmas.

Review: 
iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 comparison review: Apple takes on Samsung once again in smartphone wars

It's one of the big match-ups of the year so here's our iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 comparison review.

News: 
Nexus 9 hits Google Play store as Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 are dropped

Google has put the Nexus 9 tablet up for pre-order on the Google Play store but has killed the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10.

Features: 
Best mobile phone deals 2014 UK: The best smartphone contracts in the UK including iPhone 6

We search the internet for the best mobile phone deals around including iPhone 6 and Sony Xperia Z3.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


Review: 
Nexus 7 vs Nexus 9 comparison: Google's tablet gets bigger and better

Correct, apologies for that. There is a quad-core K1 which I thought it had. http://www.nvidia.co.uk/object...

Review: 
Nexus 7 vs Nexus 9 comparison: Google's tablet gets bigger and better

GPS is listed - on the second page under sensors

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

You're not looking hard enough. It's at number 5

Review: 
Tesco Hudl 2 hands-on review: Potentially the best budget tablet you can buy

It was a hands-on review from the launch event, now it's a full review with a score. Standard

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z3 hands-on review: A solid but samey smartphone

Good shout! No idea why Sony kept quiet about that. I'll update the article now. Thanks

News: 
Tesco to launch 'enhanced' Hudl 2 in 2014

It's microUSB, the same as the original Hudl

Features: 
The 11 Best smartwatches 2014: what is the the best smartwatch or activity trackers available to buy in the UK right now

We've got one in for testing at the moment so it will be in the list very soon.

Review: 
Tesco Hudl 2 hands-on review: Potentially the best budget tablet you can buy

Sorry, Tesco didn't say at the launch but as said it's 2GB. I can now confirm via our review sample.

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Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 comparison: What's the best Android phablet?

IDG UK Sites

The iPhone is doomed. Doomed to be marginally less successful than a very successful thing.

IDG UK Sites

How to prototype native mobile apps without writing code

IDG UK Sites

How to prepare for and update to OS X Yosemite: Get your Mac ready to download & install Apple's...