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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: 
Best Windows Phones of 2015: The 13 best Windows Phones you can buy in the UK - Best Windows Phone smartphones - Windows Phone reviews

The best Windows Phones. Best Windows Phone reviews. We round up the best Windows Phone smartphones you can buy in 2015 in the UK.

Features: 
How to reset a forgotten passcode on iPad, iPhone or iPod: Restore your device with iTunes

A step by step guide on what to do when you've forgotten your iPad, iPod or iPhone passcode. Fix and restore your iOS device with iTunes.

Features: 
How to call 0845, 0870 and 0800 numbers free from your mobile: Which numbers cost what and how to call free

It's that annoying moment when you need to call a helpline or similar from your mobile but you'll be charged extortionate amounts for it. Here's…

Review: 
Acer Revo One RL85 review: Mini-PC wants to be a media streamer, NAS and console in one

Acer's Revo One is a micro-PC which wants to be a media streamer, console, NAS drive and more. Here's our Acer Revo One RL85 review.

Features: 
How to watch Game of Thrones Season 5 online: Release date UK and official trailer - on air tonight 9pm

The Game of Thrones Season 5 release date UK has been and gone so here's how to watch the TV show online on Sky Atlantic with Sky Go or Sky Now TV.

Features: 
Who won the General Election 2015? How to watch General Election 2015 online: Live General Election results - General election 2015 polls, parties and candidates - Track the General Election online

How to watch General Election 2015 online: Find out who won the General Election. We show you how to keep track of-, watch- and follow the General…

Review: 
Surface 3 vs Nexus 9 comparison review: The best tablet for getting things done - but which one?

We compare the Nexus 9 and Surface 3 to see which one is the best across price, design, hardware and software. Find out more in our Surface 3 vs…

Features: 
Sony Xperia C4 release date, price and specs: 'PROselfie' smartphone isn't for the UK

Sony has announced a new PROsefie phone with a 5Mp front facing camera. Here's what you need to know about the Xperia C4 release date, price and…

News: 
Vodafone Smart Prime 6 and Tab Prime 6 release date, price and specs: Budget Android Lollipop phone and tablet

Vodafone's new range of Smart Prime 6 devices includes 4G support, Android Lollipop and start at just £79.

Features: 
22 new Netflix films and TV shows for May: Including Between, Spartacus and Grace and Frankie

We bring you all the new content which will be added to Netflix this month including Netflix orignals Between and Grace and Frankie plus Spartacus.


 

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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