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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


News: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Edition to launch with stock Android

At its Google I/O 2013 developer conference, Google announced it will sell a version of the Galaxy S4 running stock Android.

News: 
Microsoft Surface Pro gets May UK release date and price

Microsoft has finally announced that its Surface Pro tablet will go on sale in the UK by the end of May.

News: 
Google announces Play Music All Access rival to Spotify

Google has announced an update to its Play Music service called All Access at Google I/O 2013 which will take on Spotify.

News: 
Android takes 75 percent of the smartphone market

Google Android smartphones are dominating the market, according to the latest figures from Gartner.

News: 
BlackBerry to launch BBM for iOS and Android this summer

BlackBerry will launch BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) on both iOS and Android this summer.

News: 
Google Play Games app leaked ahead of Google I/O

Google I/O developer conference is just around the corner but Google Play Games has already been leaked.

Features: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 video review

Samsung is back with a new flagship Android smartphone. The Galaxy S4 is here to take on the heavyweights including Apple, HTC and Sony. Here's…

News: 
Sony announces Xperia ZR smartphone with Q2 release date

Sony has announced its Xperia ZR smartphone which will get a release date in the second quarter of the year.

News: 
Samsung to help launch 5G mobile broadband by 2020

Samsung has announced developments in 5G which it claims will mean the technology could launch by 2020.

News: 
Nokia Lumia 928 price, specs and release date revealed

Nokia's not so secret Lumia 928 has been unveiled with specs, release date and price.


 

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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