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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


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.

Features: 
How to download and install Amazon Appstore

Here's our guide to getting the Amazon Appstore for your Android smartphone or tablet.

News: 
Nokia Lumia 820 and 920 leaked on Twitter

Nokia's upcoming Lumia 820 and 920 smartphones have been leaked online via Twitter.

Video: 
HP Envy 6 Ultrabook video review

HP's Envy Ultrabook 6-1010ea is a stylish and low-cost 15.6 inch ultraportable laptop. Here's our HP Envy 6 video review.

Features: 
Archos unveils 101 XS tablet

Archos has announced its 101 XS tablet after months of teasing the product.

News: 
iPhone 5 USB cable further suggests mini docking connector

Apple's upcoming iPhone 5 USB cable has been leaked online confirming the smartphone will use a smaller docking connector.

Review: 
EchoStar Ultra Slim Box HDT-610R review

EchoStar's Ultra Slim Box HDT-610R is a, well, very slim personal video recorder (PVR). Read our review to find out if it has anything more to…

Features: 
Nikon reveals Android–powered Coolpix S800c camera

Nikon has launched the first digital camera to be powered by Google's Android operating system in the Coolpix S800c.

News: 
Plusnet boosts fibre optic broadband speeds

Plusnet has announced it is expanding its fibre optic broadband offering with faster speeds and a new package.

Features: 
GoNote 10 touted as first Android netbook

Ergo Electronics has announced its GoNote, a netbook style laptop running Google's Android operating system.


 

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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Netflix to introduce price increase: New subcribers to start with

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Apple financial results: iPhones, iPads & Macs sales for Apple's Q2 2014, plus shares to split

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Twitter - not news

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See Moo Studios' new animated advert for Blue Moon beer