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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: 
Microsoft Lumia 640 launch as it happened: Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL to get Windows 10 | Windows 10 phones launch at MWC 2015 - new Microsoft phones: details

Watch again coverage of Microsoft's MWC 2015 press conference in which it launched Lumia smartphones with Windows 10. Microsoft Lumia 640 launch…

Review: 
Sony Xperia M4 Aqua review: Hands-on with Sony's new mid-range smartphone with premium features

Sony didn't announce the Xperia Z4 flagship smartphone at MWC 2015 but we're impressed by its new mid-range device. Here's our Sony Xperia M4 Aqua…

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet review: Hands-on with the iPad Air 2 rival with 17-hour battery life

Sony's Xperia Z4 Tablet is an iPad Air 2 rival with 17-hour battery life. We get hands-on with Sony's new tablet for 2015: read our Sony Xperia Z4…

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Sony Xperia Z4 tablet hands-on

Sony Xperia Z4 tablet hands-on

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Sony Xperia M4 Aqua hands-on

Sony Xperia M4 Aquahands-on

Features: 
Sony Xperia M4 Aqua UK release date, price and specs: Sony unveils a smartphone at MWC, but it's not the Z4

This year at MWC 2015 in Barcelona, Sony has announced a new mid-range Android smartphone. Here's what you need to know about the Sony Xperia M4…

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HTC One M9 release date, price and specs: When is the HTC One M9 coming out? New features in HTC One M9 - New HTC One photos and video - details of new HTC One

HTC One M9 specifications and features. New HTC One release date, price and specs. When is the HTC One M9 coming out? New features in HTC One M9 -…

Features: 
HTC Grip release date, specifications: fitness band takes on Fitbit, Jawbone and others

Instead of the One Wear, HTC has annoucned the Grip fitness band in partnership with Under Armour to rival Fitbit, Jawbone and Microsoft.

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HTC One M9 hands-on

HTC One M9 hands-on

Features: 
HTC One M9 launch as it happened: New HTC One smartphone launch video at MWC 2015 | HTC One M9 launch video, specs, features, price

HTC today announced its brand new HTC One - the HTC One M9. The HTC One M9 will be released in the UK on 31 March 2015, and we brought you live…


 

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…

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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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