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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: 
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.

News: 
Sony PS4 system update 2.0 release date and new features: Share Play and YouTube

Sony's Gamescom 2014 event brought news of the PS4 system update 2.0. Here's what you need to know about its release date and new features.

Features: 
How to watch EA Gamescom live video stream 2014

Watch live video coverage of EA's press conference from Gamescom 2014 here.

News: 
Crystal Dynamics explains Rise of the Tomb Raider Xbox exclusive

Rise of the Tomb Raider has been confirmed as an Xbox exclusive so won't launch on PS4 or PC, at least at first.

Features: 
How to rip a DVD to Windows PC, USB or Mac: Our easy step-by-step guide

Want to watch your DVD on your iPad or tablet? Want to copy your DVD collection to your hard drive or USB stick? Here's how to do it in five…

Features: 
How to call 0845, 0870 and 0800 numbers free from your mobile

It's that annoying moment when you need to call a helpline or similar from your mobile but you'll be charged extortionate amounts for it. Here's…

Features: 
How to watch Sony PlayStation Gamescom 2014 live video stream

Get all the latest PS4 news from Gamescom 2014 live with our video stream.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Sony Xperia Z3 comparison review: What's the difference?

Not relying on anything other than my knowledge and experience of each phone.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Sony Xperia Z3 comparison review: What's the difference?

I didn't assume anything. I've spent time with both phones and the GS6 is better overall but I did point out the benefits of the Z3 including…

Features: 
New Moto G 4G (2015) confirmed: Release date, price and specs UK

I'm waiting for confirmation on that. I've 16 GB mentioned but going with the official site for now. Strange to have ** then nothing related to it :/

Features: 
How to choose your Apple Watch: The complete buying guide

Whoops! Corrected. Thanks, Bob.

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.

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