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Chris Martin

Chris Martin

Chris is a Senior Staff Writer 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: 
New HTC One (m8) 2014 features and specs: here's what's new in the HTC One (m8)

HTC has launched it's brand new flagship smartphone the HTC One (m8). Here's where we bring to you all the new HTC One (m8) 2014's new features…

Video: 
New HTC One M8 2014 - new features demo

Here's an overview of the new HTC One M8's new features, including the Duo Camera, HTC Sense 6.0, microSD slot, battery life, processor, software…

News: 
HTC reveals HTC One M8 Google Play Edition, by mistake

HTC has accidentally confirmed a Google Play Edition of its yet to be announced HTC One M8 smartphone.

Features: 
Best and hottest new products of March 2014: MWC

We round up the best smartphones, tablets and wearables from MWC 2014.

News: 
Sony rolls out Android 4.4 KitKat update for Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z1 Compact

Sony brings Android 4.4 KitKat to Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z1 Compact smartphones with PS4 style and Xperia Themes.

News: 
YotaPhone release date, price and specs UK: The dual-screen Android smartphone

Here's everything you need to know about the dual-screen YotaPhone's release date, price and specs in the UK.

News: 
List of who is making Android Wear smartwatches: What is Google Android Wear?

Google has announced Android Wear for wearables so we explain what it is and look at the first Android Wear smartwatches.

Features: 
Google Chromecast released in the UK: Price, specs, compatible devices and services

The Google Chromecast has finally launched in the UK so here's what you need to know about its price, where to buy, specs, compatible devices and…

Features: 
Is the iPhone 5c 8GB a good deal? Price and alternatives

Apple has launched a cheaper 8GB version of the iPhone 5c, but is it a good deal? We take a look at it's price compared to other iPhones, Android…

Review: 
Motorola Moto G review: The best ever budget smartphone

Motorola's Moto G smartphone costs just £135 but offers great performance, features and build. Here's our full in-depth Moto G review.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


Review: 
Samsung Gear 2 Neo: World's first Tizen smartwatch is impressive

Clove has it in stock http://www.clove.co.uk/samsung...

News: 
Sonos adds Google Play Music streaming service to wireless Hi-Fi system

Shame it's not a Surface Pro for the desktop application. I've spoken to Sonos about Windows Phone support and they feel the platform doesn't have…

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

You'll be asleep for a while. The iPhone 5s is still relevant despite being around for a few months now and will be until probably September. And…

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

Added both. We hadn't finished testing the HTC battery life.

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

There's no clear winner so we don't want to pick one for the sake of it. The idea is to highlight the pros and cons of each to help people decide…

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

Price isn't everything and while it has a great spec for the price, it can't compete with the big boys. It does top our budget smartphone chart.…

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z2 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 comparison review: Android flagship are closely matched

So hardware is more important than software to you?

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z2 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 comparison review: Android flagship are closely matched

Hey guys, I've added the stereo speakers and headphone to the 'unique features section'. Thanks for pointing it out. Chris

News: 
Apple announces CarPlay as 'iPhone in the car' system

A great question and one which we will answer as soon as we can. Thanks, Erik.

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

Our expert verdict is that it would work better as a tablet rather than a phablet. Feel free to disagree.

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