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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: 
How to save a Gmail attachment on Android: Download to device or Google Drive

We show you how to save any Gmail attachment on Android smartphones and tablets.

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 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 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 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: 
15 best smartwatches 2015 UK: The best wearable tech you can buy right now

Wearable technology is all the rage, and smartwatches are the new gadgets leading the charge. Here we review and rank the best smartwatches…

Features: 
15 best budget tablets 2015: Here are the best cheap tablets available to buy in the UK right now

If you're in the market for a tablet PC but don't want to spend hundreds and hundreds of pounds on a top of the range device, then you really…

Features: 
10 best 9- and 10in tablets of 2015 UK: Best large screen, full-size tablets and iPad rivals

We review and rank the 10 best 10in tablets you can buy in the UK in 2015.

Features: 
Best 7in and 8in tablets of 2015: The best small tablets you can buy

If you're looking to buy a small tablet here are the best 7in and 8in tablets you can buy in 2015 including iPads and Android.

Features: 
The 29 best Android tablets of 2015 UK: What's the best Android tablet in the UK?

If you're looking to buy a tablet – that isn't the iPad – then you should consider buying an Android tablet. Here's where we present to you the 29…


 

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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