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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


Features: 
How to watch the Winter Olympics live: Stream Sochi 2014 online on iPad, iPhone, Android, PC and laptop

Here's how to get live coverage of the Winter Olympics from Sochi on TV, iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, PC, laptop and radio.

News: 
Sony sells Vaio PC business to focus on smartphones and tablets: job cuts incoming

Sony has confirmed that it is selling its Vaio PC business and restructuring its TV division. The firm will focus on smartphones and tablets.

News: 
BT is first pay-TV provider to offer films to buy and keep

BT has become the first pay-TV provider to offer customers films to buy and keep.

News: 
Bright Red Google Nexus 5 goes official: On sale now at Google Play

That rumoured red Nexus 5 edition is now official and available to buy.

News: 
TalkTalk offers Sky Sports subscription on YouView

TalkTalk customers can now access five Sky Sports channels for £30 per month with a YouView box.

News: 
Microsoft announces third CEO: EVP of Cloud and Enterprise, Satya Nadella

Microsoft has revealed its new CEO and replacement for Steve Ballmer.

Video: 
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact video review: The mid-sized but high-end smartphone

We check out Sony's mid-sized but high-end smartphone in our Xperia Z1 Compact video review.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S5 gets 24 February launch date: Unpacked 5 at MWC

An Unpacked 5 invitation strongly suggests Samsung will reveal the Galaxy S5 at MWC this month.

Review: 
New Nexus 7 review: long-term test - still the best 7in Android tablet of 2014

Google's second-generation Nexus 7 is still one of the best 7-inch tablets available to buy in the UK in 2013/2014. Read our review of the new…

News: 
Windows 8.1 Update 1 leaks online with new features aimed at PC users

An upcoming software update to Windows 8.1 has been leaked online ahead of official release.


 

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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Samsung Gear 2 review: Classy Tizen smartwatch is too expensive

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How to join Apple's new OS X Beta Seed Program: Run pre-release versions of OS X on your Mac

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Why our gadgets will kill us all: bleating notifications, too many chargers and the proliferation...

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