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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: 
Roku updates streamers and brings Roku 3 to the UK

Roku has refreshed its range of internet media streamers and brought the Roku 3 to the UK.

News: 
Samsung to launch curved screen smartphone and gold Galaxy S4

Samsung will next month launch a smartphone with a curved screen and has shown off gold Galaxy S4 models.

Review: 
iPhone 5C review: Apple's cheap plastic iPhone not worth your consideration

The new iPhone 5C is Apple’s plastic and colourful smartphone. Read our iPhone 5C review to find out more about the plastic and colourful iPhone.

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z1 review: Xperia Z gets tuned but puts on weight

Sony topped our smartphone chart with its flagship Xperia Z smartphone and now it's back with a new and supposedly improved model. Read our Sony…

News: 
Apple new iMac (late 2013): Release date, price and specs

Apple has updated its all-in-one iMac desktop computers with upgraded specifications, namely Intel Haswell fourth-generation processors. Here's…

News: 
TalkTalk launches SimplyBroadband and Essentials TV packages

TalkTalk has launched two new entertainment packages including broadband for just £2.50 per month and YouView for £7.50.

News: 
eBay strikes 'click and collect' deal with Argos

eBay has announced a deal which will allow customers to collect items from Argos.

News: 
Microsoft Surface 2: Release date, price, specs and accessories

Microsoft has launched two new Windows tablets: the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2. We've rounded up all the details including release date, price…

Review: 
Nokia Lumia 1020 review: An amazing camera bolted on to year-old smartphone

The Nokia Lumia 1020 is the Finnish firm's latest and greatest Windows smartphone with a 41-megapixel camera. Here's our Nokia Lumia 1020 review.…

Features: 
Tesco unveils £119 Hudl tablet: undercuts Nexus 7 and iPad mini

Tesco has taken the wraps off its budget tablet named the Hudl which will cost just £119.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


Review: 
Nexus 7 vs Nexus 9 comparison: Google's tablet gets bigger and better

Correct, apologies for that. There is a quad-core K1 which I thought it had. http://www.nvidia.co.uk/object...

Review: 
Nexus 7 vs Nexus 9 comparison: Google's tablet gets bigger and better

GPS is listed - on the second page under sensors

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

You're not looking hard enough. It's at number 5

Review: 
Tesco Hudl 2 hands-on review: Potentially the best budget tablet you can buy

It was a hands-on review from the launch event, now it's a full review with a score. Standard

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z3 hands-on review: A solid but samey smartphone

Good shout! No idea why Sony kept quiet about that. I'll update the article now. Thanks

News: 
Tesco to launch 'enhanced' Hudl 2 in 2014

It's microUSB, the same as the original Hudl

Features: 
The 11 Best smartwatches 2014: what is the the best smartwatch or activity trackers available to buy in the UK right now

We've got one in for testing at the moment so it will be in the list very soon.

Review: 
Tesco Hudl 2 hands-on review: Potentially the best budget tablet you can buy

Sorry, Tesco didn't say at the launch but as said it's 2GB. I can now confirm via our review sample.

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Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 comparison: What's the best Android phablet?

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The iPhone is doomed. Doomed to be marginally less successful than a very successful thing.

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How to prototype native mobile apps without writing code

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