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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


News: 
Samsung Z confirmed as flagship Tizen smartphone: Leaves Android aside

Samsung Z is the first Tizen-powered smartphone, leaving Android behind. It will arrive later this year.

News: 
This week's top tech news: Apple buys beats, LG G3 and Google's driverless car

We round up the top 5 tech news stories from this week including Apple buying Beats, the LG G3, Mario Kart 8 and a look at Google's driverless car.

Review: 
Mario Kart 8 review: The best Mario Kart yet, if it wasn't for battle mode

It's been a long time coming but Mario Kart 8 is finally here so here's our full review.

Features: 
How to update Snapchat app on iOS and Android

There's some confusion over the latest version and new features of Snapchat so here's how to update the app on iOS and Android.

Video: 
LG G3 hands-on preview: Just look at that Quad HD screen

We've got our hands on the brand new LG G3 so check out the smartphone's new features in our hands-on preview video.

News: 
BBC iPlayer app gets major mobile update: iOS, Android and Windows Phone

The BBC has updated its iPlayer app for iOS, Android and Windows Phone with new features.

Features: 
Broadband speed test: How to test your internet speed

Want to know how speedy your broadband connection is? Here's how to test your internet speed on your desktop and mobile.

Features: 
LG G3 launch as it happened: Live blog and video stream as LG launches Quad HD smartphone

Watch again our live updated blog coverage and a video stream of the LG G3 launch where we bring you price, specs, release date and features of…

Review: 
LG G2 review: The best smartphone of 2013 - and still a great deal

LG's 2013 flagship LG G2 smartphone has been on the market for a while now, but even after the LG G3 launch it remains a great handset. Read our…

News: 
Watch_Dogs: UK release date, pre-order price and editions, trailers

Watch_Dogs will be one of Ubisoft's biggest 2014 launches. Here's what you need to know about the UK release date, pre-order pricing and game…


 

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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