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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: 
LG announces budget L Bello and L Fino smartphones ahead of IFA 2014

LG's new L Bello and L Fino budget smartphones get LG G3 design and user interface and will be shown off at IFA 2014.

News: 
Nokia Lumia 530 release date, price and specs UK: On sale first at Carphone Warehouse

Nokia, now under Microsoft, has fianlly replaced the budget Lumia 520 smartphone with the Lumia 530. Here's the UK release date, price and specs.

News: 
Sony Xperia M2 Aqua announced as mid-range smartphone gets waterproofing

No longer do you need to buy an Xperia Z series smartphone to get a waterproof design as Sony bring the feature to the mid-range Xperia M2 Aqua.

Features: 
HTC announces HTC One M8 for Windows: release date and specs UK

HTC has announced the HTC One M8 for Windows. Here's everything you need to know about the smartphone including release date, price and specs.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 release date, price and specs: new Exynos chip, Easy Side Panel

Everything you need to know about the soon-to-launch Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 including UK release date, price and specs.

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: 
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…

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.


 

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.

IDG UK Sites

Android M Developer Preview announced at Google I/O: Android M UK release date and new features. Wh?......

IDG UK Sites

Why I think the Apple Watch sucks and you'd be mad to buy it

IDG UK Sites

Ben & Holly's Game of Thrones titles spoof is delightfully silly

IDG UK Sites

Mac OS X 10.11 release date rumours: all the new features expected in Yosemite successor