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Chris Martin

Chris Martin

Chris is a Senior Staff Writer 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


Video: 
New Nexus 7 2013 video review - simply the best 7in tablet of 2013

Google's Nexus 7 set a benchmark for budget tablets, offering a great device for just £159. This year's model is once again built by Asus but…

Review: 
Orbitsound SB60 airSound Base review: An affordable and simple soundbar

Orbitsound's latest soundbar is the SB60 airSound Base. Read our review to see if it's a worthy addition to your TV.

Video: 
Galaxy S4 mini vs HTC One mini Android smartphone comparison review

Mini versions of flagship smartphones are all the rage, so we've put the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini up against the HTC One mini.

News: 
Lenovo to reinstate Start menu to Windows 8

Lenovo has decided enough is enough and will put the Start menu back for its Windows 8 PCs and laptops.

Review: 
Xbox One vs PS4 games console comparison review

Sony and Microsoft have both confirmed their new games consoles, the PS4 and Xbox One, will be released later this year. Here's where we put the…

News: 
Smartphones to get Quad HD screens thanks to LG

Smartphones are set to go Quad HD with a new display from LG.

Review: 
HTC Desire C review: A cheap Android smartphone

The HTC Desire C is a cheap and very compact Google smartphone running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

News: 
HTC Zara to bring Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and Sense 5.5

A new HTC smartphone has been leaked online called the HTC Zara.

Features: 
Gamescom PlayStation event: Live video stream

Gamescom has kicked off in Cologne, Germany and you can get live video coverage of the PlayStation press conference event right here.

News: 
Nokia Bandit named as upcoming Windows Phone 8 phablet

Nokia's rumoured Windows Phone 8 phablet has been named as the Bandit.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


Review: 
Samsung Gear 2 Neo: World's first Tizen smartwatch is impressive

Clove has it in stock http://www.clove.co.uk/samsung...

News: 
Sonos adds Google Play Music streaming service to wireless Hi-Fi system

Shame it's not a Surface Pro for the desktop application. I've spoken to Sonos about Windows Phone support and they feel the platform doesn't have…

Review: 
HTC One M8 vs iPhone 5s comparison review: Duo Camera takes on Touch ID fingerprint scanner

You'll be asleep for a while. The iPhone 5s is still relevant despite being around for a few months now and will be until probably September. And…

Review: 
HTC One M8 vs iPhone 5s comparison review: Duo Camera takes on Touch ID fingerprint scanner

Added both. We hadn't finished testing the HTC battery life.

Review: 
HTC One M8 vs iPhone 5s comparison review: Duo Camera takes on Touch ID fingerprint scanner

There's no clear winner so we don't want to pick one for the sake of it. The idea is to highlight the pros and cons of each to help people decide…

Features: 
Group test: what's the best smartphone?

Price isn't everything and while it has a great spec for the price, it can't compete with the big boys. It does top our budget smartphone chart.…

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z2 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 comparison review: Android flagship are closely matched

So hardware is more important than software to you?

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z2 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 comparison review: Android flagship are closely matched

Hey guys, I've added the stereo speakers and headphone to the 'unique features section'. Thanks for pointing it out. Chris

News: 
Apple announces CarPlay as 'iPhone in the car' system

A great question and one which we will answer as soon as we can. Thanks, Erik.

Review: 
Huawei MediaPad X1 hands-on review: A Nexus 7 rival which is sadly a phablet

Our expert verdict is that it would work better as a tablet rather than a phablet. Feel free to disagree.

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Why our gadgets will kill us all: bleating notifications, too many chargers and the proliferation...

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