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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


Review: 
HTC One M8 review: Predecessor to the new One M9 but still a great phone

With the HTC One M8, HTC took a great phone and made it better. The HTC One M8 looks and feels gorgeous. It has a microSD card expansion slot and…

Features: 
Where to buy HTC One M9 | Best deals on HTC One M9 - HTC One M9 deals and offers - HTC One M9 UK price - HTC One M9 shipping dates

We do the hard work so you don't have to. Best HTC One M9 deals from Carphone Warehouse, EE, O2, Tesco Mobile, Three and Vodafone. Plus: where to…

Features: 
How to get Google Music to download to SD card: Offline listening with a memory card

If you have the right things, you can download Google Music content to an SD card on your Android smartphone or tablet.

Features: 
How to update Windows 8 apps and switch on automatic updates

We show you how to update Windows 8 apps in this step by step guide.

News: 
Roku updates players with new software features and unveils new Roku 2

Roku has announced new features for its Roku players including Search and My Feed alongside a new Roku 2 box.

Review: 
HTC One M9 vs Sony Xperia Z3 comparison review: What's the difference?

They launched six months apart but the HTC One M9 and Sony Xperia Z3 are very closely matched phones. Find out the difference in our HTC One M9 vs…

Features: 
LG Watch Urbane and Urbane LTE UK release date, price, specs: When is the LG G Watch Urbane coming out?

LG's new Watch Urbane is a stylish Apple Watch rival that doesn't depend on an Android smartphone. Here we reveal the LG Watch Urbane and Watch…

Features: 
How to change the user account on Windows 8 start up

Here's how to change the Windows 8 start up so you get Windows 7 style log in with multiple accounts.

Features: 
HTC One M9 release date, price and specs: When is the HTC One M9 coming out?

HTC One M9 specifications and features. New HTC One release date, price and specs. When is the HTC One M9 coming out? New features in HTC One M9 -…

News: 
Spotify launches on PS4 as Tidal arrives on Sonos: It's Tidal vs Spotify music streaming

It's a big day for the music streaming industry with Spotify launching on PlayStation and Tidal arriving on Sonos.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Sony Xperia Z3 comparison review: What's the difference?

Not relying on anything other than my knowledge and experience of each phone.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Sony Xperia Z3 comparison review: What's the difference?

I didn't assume anything. I've spent time with both phones and the GS6 is better overall but I did point out the benefits of the Z3 including…

Features: 
New Moto G 4G (2015) confirmed: Release date, price and specs UK

I'm waiting for confirmation on that. I've 16 GB mentioned but going with the official site for now. Strange to have ** then nothing related to it :/

Features: 
How to choose your Apple Watch: The complete buying guide

Whoops! Corrected. Thanks, Bob.

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.

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Android M / Android 6.0 UK release date and new feature rumours: Android M live video stream -...

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Why I think the Apple Watch sucks and you'd be mad to buy it

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Ben & Holly's Game of Thrones titles spoof is delightfully silly

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Jony Ive 'semi-retired' into new role: kicked upstairs as Chief Design Officer