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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.

Features: 
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.


 

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…

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…

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