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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 Galaxy Tab 4: Release date, price and specs

Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Tab 4 range of tablets have been announced in three different sizes with specs including 4G LTE support.

News: 
HTC One M8 mini rumoured for May with 4.5in screen

An HTC One M8 mini smartphone has been rumoured to launch in May with a 4.5in display.

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

Which is better for you, the iPhone 5s or HTC One M8? Find out in our in-depth HTC One M8 vs iPhone 5s comparison review.

Features: 
iPhone 5s vs HTC One M8 video comparison review: Flagship smartphones are similar but very different

The iPhone 5s and HTC One M8 are similar but very different smartphones. See how they stack up agaisnt each other in our comparison video review.

News: 
Best technology April Fools' jokes 2014

This year has been a good one for tech April Fools' jokes so we've rounded up the best ones into one place.

News: 
Google brings Pokémon to Google Maps: Catch them all on your phone

Google Maps has added a Pokémon Challenge so can you catch all 150 before the deadline?

News: 
Sony Xperia Z2: Release date, price, specs and best deals in the UK

All the information you need about the new Sony Xperia Z2 release date, price and specifications in the UK.

Features: 
How to enable HTC One M8 developer options and High Performance Mode

The HTC One M8 has a hidden high performance mode so here's how to switch it on by enabling the developer options.

News: 
HTC One M8 boosts benchmarks but offers high performance mode to all

HTC has confirmed a high performance mode helps benchmark results of its new smartphone but makes the option available to users.

News: 
iPhone 6 to get transparent text feature: Apple files patent

Avoid trees, lamp posts and drain holes with Apple's new transparent text feature - for the iPhone 6 or iOS 7 update?


 

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

LG G4 review: Great price and camera but misses the mark in other areas

IDG UK Sites

Why Scottish Tablet is better than the iPad mini

IDG UK Sites

How to develop for Microsoft's HoloLens

IDG UK Sites

Apple MacBook 1.1 GHz review (Retina, 12-inch, Early 2015): The future of Apple laptops