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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 teases Galaxy S5 software icons for Unpacked 5 on 24 Feb

With less than two weeks to go before the expected Galaxy S5 launch, Samsung has teased software on Twitter.

Review: 
Tesco Hudl review: excellent Android tablet with good specs and better price tag

The Tesco Hudl is a desirable Android tablet that comes with good specs and an incredible £119 price tag. Read our Tesco Hudl review to find out more.

Features: 
The 5 best Android fitness apps: Get healthy with your smartphone

We've rounded up and ranked the five best Android apps for health and fitness. Get exercising with your smartphone.

News: 
Windows Phone 8.1 update will bring notification centre called Action Center

Windows Phone users will be treated to a much needed Action Center in the 8.1 update.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S5 case suggests square design as benchmarks reveal specs

Samsung's Galaxy S5 hasn't been announced but you can already buy a case for the smartphone.

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

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

News: 
HTC tipped to make Nexus tablet in 2014: A new Nexus 10 is on the cards

HTC is being tipped to make a new Nexus tablet with Google later this year.

Features: 
How to watch the Winter Olympics live: Stream Sochi 2014 online on iPad, iPhone, Android, PC and laptop

Here's how to get live coverage of the Winter Olympics from Sochi on TV, iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, PC, laptop and radio.

News: 
Sony sells Vaio PC business to focus on smartphones and tablets: job cuts incoming

Sony has confirmed that it is selling its Vaio PC business and restructuring its TV division. The firm will focus on smartphones and tablets.

News: 
BT is first pay-TV provider to offer films to buy and keep

BT has become the first pay-TV provider to offer customers films to buy and keep.


 

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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