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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 sells record 47.8 million iPhones

Apple has announced that it sold a record 47.8 million iPhone, but the figure falls short of the forecast figure.

Review: 
HTC One X+ review

HTC's flagship smartphone is the One X+, a spruced up version of the One X. Read our HTC One X+ review to find out what's changed.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 launch and release dates revealed

Samsung's unannounced Galaxy S4 will be announced at a launch event on 14 March and should hit shops in April.

News: 
Google Nexus 10 goes back on sale, again

Google's Nexus 10 tablet has gone back on sale at the Play Store in both 16GB and 32GB models.

News: 
Phones 4U to launch 4G mobile network

Phones 4U will launch its own virtual 3G network on EE's infrastructure with 4G to come.

News: 
Microsoft Surface Pro launching on 9 February

Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet will launch on 9 February in the US and Canada.

News: 
Sky launches Sky Go Extra download service

Sky will launch a service called Sky Go Extra, allowing users to download content.

Features: 
Windows 8 price in UK

Microsoft will change the price of Windows 8, its latest operating system, on February 1 2013. Here's everything you need to know about the…

News: 
Windows 8 price to soar on 1 February

The price of Windows 8 will rocket at the beginning of February as Microsoft's offers come to an end.

Features: 
Windows Phone 7.8 FAQ: What you need to know

Microsoft has announced Windows Phone 8, but existing users won't get it. Instead current users will be upgraded to Windows Phone 7.8. Here's…


 

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...