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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: 
Apple to launch 128GB iPad

Apple is reportedly preparing to launch a new iPad, most likely a larger 128GB model.

News: 
UK retailers recommend Samsung over Apple

The UK's retailers recommend Samsung over any other brand, including Apple, according to the latest research.

Features: 
Samsung announces Galaxy Xcover 2 smartphone

Samsung has unveiled its Galaxy Xcover 2 smartphone ahead of MWC.

News: 
Samsung aims to sell 10 million Galaxy S4s per month

Samsung has set an aggressive target of selling 10 million Galaxy S4 units per month.

News: 
Belkin buys out Linksys from Cisco

Belkin has announced it has acquired the Linksys brand, Cisco's home networking business.

News: 
Samsung to launch Galaxy Note 8in tablet

Samsung's Galaxy Note 8in tablet has been leaked online ahead of its launch at Mobile World Congress (MWC).

Review: 
Roku 2 XS review

The Roku 2 XS is a tiny set-top box for streaming online content to your TV. Read our Roku 2 XS review to find out more.

Features: 
Transfer photos from laptop to Nexus 7, Nexus 4 and Nexus 10

Google's Nexus Android smartphones and tablets are great devices. And here's our guide on how to transfer photos from a laptop to the Nexus 7,…

News: 
Mozilla announces Keon and Peak Firefox OS smartphones

Mozilla has revealed its first pair of smartphones running its Firefox operating system.

News: 
HTC M7 to launch on 19 February

HTC's upcoming M7 smartphone is rumoured to be announced on 19 February in London.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


Review: 
Pebble Steel smartwatch hands-on review: Pebble has a new smartwatch that adds more style and substance

That was a hands-on from CES which is now a full review. Is that not a good thing? It did take a while to get a review sample but we didn't give up :)

News: 
Apple iPad mini 3 release date, price and specs 2014

Read the comparison: http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/rev...

Review: 
Nexus 7 vs Nexus 9 comparison: Google's tablet gets bigger and better

Correct, apologies for that. There is a quad-core K1 which I thought it had. http://www.nvidia.co.uk/object...

Review: 
Nexus 7 vs Nexus 9 comparison: Google's tablet gets bigger and better

GPS is listed - on the second page under sensors

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

You're not looking hard enough. It's at number 5

Review: 
Tesco Hudl 2 hands-on review: Potentially the best budget tablet you can buy

It was a hands-on review from the launch event, now it's a full review with a score. Standard

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z3 hands-on review: A solid but samey smartphone

Good shout! No idea why Sony kept quiet about that. I'll update the article now. Thanks

News: 
Tesco to launch 'enhanced' Hudl 2 in 2014

It's microUSB, the same as the original Hudl

Features: 
The 11 Best smartwatches 2014: what is the the best smartwatch or activity trackers available to buy in the UK right now

We've got one in for testing at the moment so it will be in the list very soon.

IDG UK Sites

Nexus 6 vs Sony Xperia Z3 comparison: Lollipop phablet takes on KitKat flagship smartphone

IDG UK Sites

Why people aren't upgrading to iOS 8: new features are for power users, not the average Joe

IDG UK Sites

Free rocket & space sounds: NASA launches archive of interstellar audio on SoundCloud

IDG UK Sites

iPad Air 2 review: Insanely fast and alarmingly thin. Speed tests, camera tests, beautiful...