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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: 
Sony Xperia E3 hands-on review: Budget 4G phone takes on the Moto G

Sony has launch a budget 4G phone to take on the Moto at IFA 2014. Here's our Sony Xperia E3 hands-on review.

Features: 
Xperia Z3 launch as it happened: watch Sony's IFA 2014 press conference - new tablets from Sony, new smartphones from Sony, new wearables from Sony

Watch again video of Sony's IFA 2014 press conference in which it announced the Xperia Z3 smartphone and more devices including the Z3 Compact, Z3…

Review: 
Sony SmartWatch 3 hands-on review: A new Android Wear smartwatch

Sony has launched an Android Wear smartwatch so here's our hands-on with the SmartWatch 3 from IFA 2014.

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact hands-on review: A smaller tablet from Sony at last

Sony has finally made a smaller tablet to rival the Nexus 7 and iPad mini so here's our Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact hands-on review from IFA 2014.

Features: 
Galaxy Note 4 launch as it happened: live video and blog of Samsung's IFA Note 4, Note Edge, Gear S and Gear VR launch

Samsung today at IFA 2014 launched the Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note Edge, Galaxy Gear S and Galaxy Gear VR. Join us and watch again the live launch…

Video: 
ZTE Blade L2 video review: A 5in smartphone at under £100

The ZTE Blade L2 is a smartphone with a 5in screen at under £100. But is it good value for money? Watch our video review to find out.

News: 
Samsung Unpacked IFA 2014: What to expect from today's event, including Samsung Galaxy Note 4

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will be the star of Samsung's Unpacked event today, but Samsung is likely to unveil more wearable tech at its IFA…

News: 
What to expect at IFA 2014: New phones, tablets and watches from Samsung, Sony, LG, HTC, Motorola and Nokia

The IFA 2014 tradeshow comes to Berlin this week! We've rounded up all the best new phones, tablets, smartwatches and more that you can expect to…

News: 
Surface Pro 3 release date, price and specs UK: Windows 8 tablet now on sale

Microsoft has launched the Surface Pro 3 Windows tablet, which goes on sale in the UK tomorrow. Here's what you need to know about the Surface Pro…

Video: 
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 video review: the best new compact tablet of 2014

Samsung's Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is the best new compact tablet of 2014. Check out our video review of the smaller Samsung Galaxy Tab S.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


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…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

Most phones do that. Notice how I said 'dedicated' button.

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...

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