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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


Features: 
HTC Desire Eye release date, price and specs UK: 13Mp selfie phone £399 SIM-free

HTC has announced a new selfie smartphone in New York. Here are all the HTC Desire Eye release date, price and specs.

Features: 
How to stop your webcam getting hacked: Keep your webcam secure from Insecam

We explain how to keep your webcam secure after the recent Insecam exploit

Review: 
Nexus 9 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 comparison review: Cheaper and feature-packed Tab S nips Nexus 9

Google and Samsung flagship tablets go head to head in our Nexus 9 vs Galaxy Tab S 8.4 comparison review.

News: 
Blinkbox adds download feature for iPad users: Coming to Android soon

Blinkbox has added a download feature for iPad users allowing offline viewing but there are a few catches.

Review: 
iPhone 6 Plus vs LG G3 comparison review: iPhone is faster but LG offers more for less

With the same screen size, the iPhone 6 Plus is a rival to the LG G3. Read our comparison review to see what the difference is.

Video: 
Nokia Lumia 735 video review: Selfie smartphone is last to wield Nokia logo

We check out the selfie smartphone for Windows Phone users, the Nokia Lumia 735.

News: 
Best new technology products of November 2014: Nokia tablet, Microsoft's smartwatch and more

We round up the best new tech gadgets and products for November 2014 including the Nokia N1 Android Lollipop tablet and the Microsoft Band.

News: 
4G to get faster and cheaper with Freeview spectrum: We're in for a wait though

Ofcom has started work on making Freeview TV spectrum available for 4G so it can be faster and cheaper.

Review: 
Amazon Kindle Voyage vs Fire HD 7 vs Fire HD 6 comparison: Is a tablet or eReader the best?

Should you buy a tablet on an eReader? Here we compare Amazon's Kindle Voyage with the Fire HD 6 and Fire HD 7.

Features: 
Jolla Tablet release date, price and specs: Another iPad mini rival

Jolla has announced its first tablet so here's what you need to know about its release date, price and specs.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


News: 
Netflix reveals Better Call Saul release date, schedule and trailer

Do you really think we only publish PC buying advice?

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…

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