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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: 
Karbonn Mobile brings Android One to the UK with other budget smartphones

Karbonn Mobile has launched the UK's first Android One smartphone at £129 as well as three even cheaper devices with Amazon.

Review: 
Google Nexus 6 vs LG G3 comparison: Quad HD smartphones fight to be the best

The LG G3 is the original Quad HD smartphone but what can Google bring to the table with the Nexus 6? Find out in our Nexus 6 vs LG G3 comparison.

News: 
Sony to cut smartphone and TV production next year: Will look to PS4 and imaging

Sony will follow Samsung's lead and make fewer Xperia smartphones and TVs in 2015.

Features: 
What is the lifespan of PC components: 5 ways to extend the life of your PC

We explain how to extend the life of your PC components with our top five tips.

Video: 
Pebble Steel video review: The best smartwatch alternative to Android Wear

Watch our Pebble Steel video review to find out why it's the best alternative to Android Wear in the smartwatch market.

News: 
Amazon expands PickUp Location Programme: Same-day delivery free to Prime members

Amazon has expanded its PickUp Location Programme with more than 10,000 Post Office branches and free same day collection for Prime members.

Review: 
Tesco Hudl 2 vs Fire HD 7 vs Fire HD 6 comparison review: Android KitKat Hudl 2 wins hands-down

Looking for a cheap tablet? Our Tesco Hudl 2 vs Amazon Fire HD 6 vs Fire HD 7 comparison review will help you out.

Features: 
HTC Desire Eye release date, price and specs UK: 13Mp selfie phone £399 SIM-free

HTC has announced a new selfie smartphone in New York. Here are all the HTC Desire Eye release date, price and specs.

Features: 
How to stop your webcam getting hacked: Keep your webcam secure from Insecam

We explain how to keep your webcam secure after the recent Insecam exploit

Review: 
Nexus 9 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 comparison review: Cheaper and feature-packed Tab S nips Nexus 9

Google and Samsung flagship tablets go head to head in our Nexus 9 vs Galaxy Tab S 8.4 comparison review.


 

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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