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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 S5 to come with $500 of free content and subscriptions

Samsung has confirmed the Galaxy S5 will come with more than $500 worth of content via 'Galaxy Gifts'.

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

MWC has been slack on the tablet front but we managed to find a Nexus 7 rival. Here's our hands-on review of the Huawei MediaPad X1.

Review: 
Creoir Ibis dual-face smartwatch hands-on review

Sick of chunky and ugly smartwatches? Well, read our hands-on review of the new dual-face Ibis smartwatch from Creoir.

Review: 
Nokia X and X+ hands-on review: Nokia does budget Android smartphones

The Nokia X is the firm's first Android smartphone at it will launch at less than £100. Read our hands-on review of the Nokia X to see what Nokia…

News: 
Acer takes on Moto G with Liquid E3 and Z4 budget smartphones

MWC doesn't start until next week but Acer has announced its budget Liquid Z4 and mid-range Liquid E3 Android smartphones.

News: 
Why did Facebook buy WhatsApp, and what it means for you?

We answer the question 'why did Facebook buy WhatsApp?' and explain what it means for social networking and instant messaging.

Review: 
Google Nexus 7 vs LG G Pad 8.3 vs Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8 review: What's the best small and cheap Android tablet?

Tablets are small and cheap but there's so many to choose from. We compare the Nexus 7, LG G Pad 8.3 and Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8 to help you find the…

Features: 
Jolla smartphone review - average hardware is too expensive

Jolla is a new alternative to iOS, Android and Windows Phone so see what we think of this Sailfish OS smartphone in our video review.

News: 
Microsoft OneDrive launches on iOS, Android and Windows devices

Microsoft has re-launched SkyDrive as OneDrive, adding features and the opportunity for users to earn extra storage space.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner detailed: More complicated than iPhone 5s

Samsung's Galaxy S5 will only scan dry, slow moving, flat fingers with its home button fingerprint scanner.


 

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

Acer Aspire R11 review: Hands-on with the 360 laptop and tablet convertible

IDG UK Sites

Apple Watch release day: Twitter reacts

IDG UK Sites

See how Framestore created a shape-shifting, oil and metal based creature for Shell

IDG UK Sites

Apple Watch buying guide, price list & where to buy today: Which Apple Watch model, size, material,?......