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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…

Video: 
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.

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.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


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.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

Not sure what you mean exactly. The Note 4 is the highest GeekBench 3 score we've ever seen and I pointed that out. In the other tests it didn't…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

I've corrected the Flipboard part (error on my part) and I will double check the SunSpider test.Not sure why you've tried to estimate how long…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

Thanks for your detailed comment and I've updated about Flipboard (just couldn't find the setting). Otherwise you seem to be talking about things…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

Thanks everyone for pointing out where to switch Flipboard off (I simply couldn't find it). Not sure what you mean about battery as I did mention…

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