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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: 
Best new technology products of August 2014: Cardboard projector, gaming tablets and more

We round up the best new tech gadgets and products for August 2014 including the Galaxy Alpha, Shield Tablet and a cardboard smartphone projector.

Features: 
How to format a USB stick on a Mac using Disk Utility

Sometimes you need to format (completely erase) an USB stick to restore it to its full capacity. Here's how to format an USB stick on a Mac.

Features: 
How to connect a laptop to TV with HDMI and more: watch movies and video from a laptop on a TV

If you have the right cable or hardware then it's easy to watch iPlayer or any other video from your laptop on your TV. We show you how to connect…

Features: 
How to update your Android smartphone or tablet: Get the latest software on your phone or tablet

To get the best performance and features from your Android smartphone or tablet you should make sure you're always running the very latest…

Features: 
Asus ZenFone budget smartphones come to the UK: Release date, price and specs

Affordable ZenFone smartphones come to the UK with Intel processors. Here's the UK release date, price and specs info you need.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy Alpha release date, price and specs: Metal GS5 goes official

Samsung has announced the Galaxy Alpha as a new metal-clad smartphone which will have to take on the iPhone 6. Here's the release date, price and…

Video: 
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 video review: Top-end tablet rivals iPad Air and Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet

The Galaxy Tab S is one of Samsung's best ever tablets and provides good competition to the iPad Air and Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Galaxy Alpha comparison review: Alpha adds metal but suffers elsewhere

Samsung has announced the Galaxy Alpha which is a sort of metal version of the Galaxy S5. Read this comparison review to see how they compare.

Features: 
PlayStation Now release date and features: What is PlayStation Now?

Sony has announced PlayStation Now so here's everything you need to know about the cloud gaming service including release date and features.

Review: 
Motorola Moto G review and Moto G 4G LTE review: Still the best budget Android smartphone

Motorola's Moto G smartphone costs just £130 but offers great performance, features and build. Here's our full in-depth Moto G review.


 

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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Nexus 6 vs Sony Xperia Z3 comparison: Lollipop phablet takes on KitKat flagship smartphone

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Why people aren't upgrading to iOS 8: new features are for power users, not the average Joe

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Free rocket & space sounds: NASA launches archive of interstellar audio on SoundCloud

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iPad Air 2 review: Insanely fast and alarmingly thin. Speed tests, camera tests, beautiful...