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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: 
New smartphones must have the latest version of Android, says Google

Google might put a policy in place to ensure all new devices come with the latest version of Android installed.

News: 
Sony Xperia Z2 tablet tipped for MWC: Thinner design and Android 4.4 KitKat

MWC is a week away and Sony's Xperia Z2 tablet has been leaked ahead of the show.

Features: 
Best and hottest new products of February 2014

It's February so we've had CES and MWC is around the corner but there are still some interesting new products to show you. Take a look at what you…

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S5 gets February release date with O2

It looks like Samsung fans might not have long to wait for the Galaxy S5, according to O2's new landing page.

Video: 
Jolla phone demo: we explain 'what is the Jolla?' and ask 'is it a good iPhone and Android alternative?'

What is Jolla? We test this iPhone and Android alternative and explain why you shouldn't rush to ditch Android and iPhone to try the Jolla phone…

Features: 
Jolla phone demo: we explain 'what is the Jolla?' and ask 'is it a good iPhone and Android alternative?'

What is Jolla? We test this iPhone and Android alternative and explain why you shouldn't rush to ditch Android and iPhone to try the Jolla phone…

News: 
Microsoft confirms 200 million Windows 8 licenses sold: Still short of Windows 7

After a long period of silence on the matter Microsoft has announced updated Windows 8 sales figures.

Review: 
Jolla smartphone review: The iPhone and Android alternative with Sailfish OS

There's a new smartphone and mobile operating system on the block. Here's our full review of the Sailfish OS Jolla smartphone.

Features: 
LG unveils G Pro 2 ahead of MWC: 4k video, Android KitKat and unique software

Smartphones for MWC 2014 are being announced ahead of the show. LG has announced the G Pro 2.

Review: 
LG G Pad 8.3 review: A great Android tablet at a great price

LG's latest stab at the tablet market is the G Pad 8.3 which will compete with the iPad mini and Nexus 7. Here's our full review of the LG G Pad 8.3.


 

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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