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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: 
Samsung Galaxy S5 mini vs HTC One mini 2 comparison review: Design and price beats additional features

If you can't afford the HTC One M8 or Samsung Galaxy S5 perhaps a mini version will suit. Here we compare and review the Samsung Galaxy S5 mini vs…

Review: 
Osomount Push NFC review: A time saving car phone mount

Even the iPhone now has NFC so what can a car phone mount with the chip do? Read our Osomount Push NFC review to find out.

News: 
iPhone 6 NFC chip is restricted to ApplePay but may open to developers soon

The iPhone 6 finally has NFC but you can't do anything with it other than ApplePay.

Features: 
GTA 5 release date: Confirmed for PC, PS4 and Xbox One and confirmed by Rockstar

GTA 5 is a great game but it's only available for PS3 and Xbox 360. We take a look at the GTA V release dates for PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

News: 
4OD to become All 4 digital service next year: Will show TV from the future

The much loved 4OD service will become All 4 next year, Channel 4 has announced. Here's what you need to know about the new digital TV service.

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z3 vs Xperia Z3 Compact comparison review: Is the mini Z3 too good?

Sony's new smartphones are the Z3 series but are they much different apart from size? Find out in our Sony Xperia Z3 vs Xperia Z3 Compact…

Features: 
The 10 best 10in tablets of 2014: Best full-size tablets and iPad rivals

We review and rank the 10 best 10in tablets you can buy in the UK today.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Galaxy Note Edge comparison review: Curved screen or not?

At IFA 2014 we two new Galaxy Note smartphones so here's our Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Galaxy Note Edge comparison review.

Review: 
iPhone 5s vs iPhone 6 comparison review: What's the difference between iPhone 5s and iPhone 6?

Apple has released the iPhone 6, but how does it differ from the iPhone 5s and what's new? We explore everything in our iPhone 5s vs iPhone 6…

News: 
Amazon finally launches Prime Instant Video app for Android: 4K content still to come

We can confirm that the long awaited Amazon Prime Instant Video app for Android is on its way and will be released soon.


 

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.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 review: Great if you like big, expensive phones

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Why Sony's PS4 2.0 update is every gamer's dream (well, mine at least)

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This Grolsch ad combines stop-motion & CG for majestic results

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Apple rumours and predictions for 2015: What to expect from Apple in 2015