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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: 
Microsoft Lumia 640 and XL review: Hands-on with new Windows 10 ready smartphones

There was no flagship Lumia 940 from Microsoft at MWC 2015 but there are two new Windows 10 ready handsets coming soon. Here's our Lumia 640 and…

Review: 
LG Watch Urbane and Urbane LTE review: Hands-on with new luxury smartwatches

LG has introduced two new smartwatches at MWC 2015. Here's our LG Watch Urbane and Urbane LTE hands-on review.

Review: 
Acer Liquid Leap+ review: Hands-on with the cheap multi-OS fitness tracker and smartwatch

The new Acer Liquid Leap+ fitness tracker and smartwatch in one works with Android, iOS and Windows Phone. Here's our Acer Liquid Leap+ 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…

Review: 
Sony Xperia M4 Aqua review: Hands-on with Sony's new mid-range smartphone with premium features

Sony didn't announce the Xperia Z4 flagship smartphone at MWC 2015 but we're impressed by its new mid-range device. Here's our Sony Xperia M4 Aqua…

Features: 
Sony Xperia M4 Aqua UK release date, price and specs: Sony unveils a smartphone at MWC, but it's not the Z4

This year at MWC 2015 in Barcelona, Sony has announced a new mid-range Android smartphone. Here's what you need to know about the Sony Xperia M4…

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet review: Hands-on with the iPad Air 2 rival with 17-hour battery life

Sony's Xperia Z4 Tablet is an iPad Air 2 rival with 17-hour battery life. We get hands-on with Sony's new tablet for 2015: read our Sony Xperia Z4…


 

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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Acer Aspire R11 review: Hands-on with the 360 laptop and tablet convertible

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Apple Watch release day: Twitter reacts

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Apple Watch buying guide, price list & where to buy today: Which Apple Watch model, size, material,?......