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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: 
Bose Solo review - lack of inputs makes Solo and average soundbar

Styled like a set-top box, the Bose Solo will improve the sound from your TV. Here's our Bose Solo review.

Review: 
Sonos Playbar review

Sonos' Playbar is the company's first foray into the soundbar market. It comes at a price, but we could hardly find fault in this stunning speaker…

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 specs confirmed by benchmark app

Key specifications for Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S4 smartphone have been revealed by the AnTuTu benchmarking app.

News: 
Samsung releases Galaxy S4 teaser video

Samsung has released the first teaser video for its Galaxy S4 smartphone ahead of launch event next week.

News: 
Asus Transformer Pad 300 gets Android 4.2 Jelly Bean

Asus has started rolling out an update to Android 4.2 Jelly Bean for its Transformer Pad TF300 tablet.

News: 
O2 takes on Skype with TU Go app

O2 has launched TU Go, a service which rivals Skype by allowing customers to send and receive calls and text messages on multiple devices.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 to launch in 6 models

Samsung's imminent Galaxy S4 smartphone will launch in six different models.

Features: 
Nokia Lumia 520 hands-on review

Nokia announced a new budget Windows Phone 8 smartphone at MWC, the Lumia 520. Here's our Nokia Lumia 520 hands-on review.

News: 
BlackBerry Z10 gets first software update

BlackBerry has started rolling out the first software update for its flagship Z10 smartphone.

News: 
Sky buys out O2 and BE broadband

Sky has announced a £180m deal with Telefonica to buy its O2 and BE broadband businesses.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


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.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

Not sure what you mean exactly. The Note 4 is the highest GeekBench 3 score we've ever seen and I pointed that out. In the other tests it didn't…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

I've corrected the Flipboard part (error on my part) and I will double check the SunSpider test.Not sure why you've tried to estimate how long…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

Thanks for your detailed comment and I've updated about Flipboard (just couldn't find the setting). Otherwise you seem to be talking about things…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

Thanks everyone for pointing out where to switch Flipboard off (I simply couldn't find it). Not sure what you mean about battery as I did mention…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

Most phones do that. Notice how I said 'dedicated' button.

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