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Chris Martin

Chris Martin

Chris is a Senior Staff Writer 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: 
Google Nexus 7 tablet vs Amazon Kindle Fire HD comparison review

Amazon has announced its Kindle Fire HD, its own-brand Android tablet. Naturally, we put it up against the Google Nexus 7, looking at the differences.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 goes up for pre-order

Samsung's recently announced Galaxy Note II has gone up for pre-order in the UK.

News: 
iPhone 5 to launch this week with iPods

Apple will launch its illustrious iPhone 5 this week along with a range of new iPods.

Features: 
Amazon Kindle Fire UK: What you need to know

Amazon has at last decided to bring the Kindle Fire to the UK so here's everything you need to know about the Android tablet.

Features: 
Amazon reveals £69 Kindle eReader

Amazon has unveiled its latest Kindle eReader with a new low price of £69.

Features: 
Amazon introduces Kindle Fire HD to UK

Amazon has announced its new Kindle Fire HD Android tablet will hit the UK market.

News: 
Apple ditches iPhone 3GS

Apple has taken the decision to axe the iPhone 3GS days before the firm is expected to reveal the iPhone 5.

Features: 
AVG launches 2013 internet security range

AVG has launched its 2013 selection of internet security software for PC, smartphone and tablet users.

News: 
AVG pushes mobile at 2013 Anti-Virus launch

AVG is urging users to take mobile security seriously at the launch of its AVG 2013 anti-virus product.

News: 
Google Nexus 7 with 3G to arrive this year?

Google will supposedly be launching a new model of its Nexus 7 tablet with 3G mobile connectivity.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


Review: 
Samsung Gear 2 Neo: World's first Tizen smartwatch is impressive

Clove has it in stock http://www.clove.co.uk/samsung...

News: 
Sonos adds Google Play Music streaming service to wireless Hi-Fi system

Shame it's not a Surface Pro for the desktop application. I've spoken to Sonos about Windows Phone support and they feel the platform doesn't have…

Review: 
HTC One M8 vs iPhone 5s comparison review: Duo Camera takes on Touch ID fingerprint scanner

You'll be asleep for a while. The iPhone 5s is still relevant despite being around for a few months now and will be until probably September. And…

Review: 
HTC One M8 vs iPhone 5s comparison review: Duo Camera takes on Touch ID fingerprint scanner

Added both. We hadn't finished testing the HTC battery life.

Review: 
HTC One M8 vs iPhone 5s comparison review: Duo Camera takes on Touch ID fingerprint scanner

There's no clear winner so we don't want to pick one for the sake of it. The idea is to highlight the pros and cons of each to help people decide…

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

Price isn't everything and while it has a great spec for the price, it can't compete with the big boys. It does top our budget smartphone chart.…

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z2 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 comparison review: Android flagship are closely matched

So hardware is more important than software to you?

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z2 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 comparison review: Android flagship are closely matched

Hey guys, I've added the stereo speakers and headphone to the 'unique features section'. Thanks for pointing it out. Chris

News: 
Apple announces CarPlay as 'iPhone in the car' system

A great question and one which we will answer as soon as we can. Thanks, Erik.

Review: 
Huawei MediaPad X1 hands-on review: A Nexus 7 rival which is sadly a phablet

Our expert verdict is that it would work better as a tablet rather than a phablet. Feel free to disagree.

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Samsung Gear 2 review: Classy Tizen smartwatch is too expensive

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Why our gadgets will kill us all: bleating notifications, too many chargers and the proliferation...

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