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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


News: 
Google Glass hits eBay pushing $100k

Google has started giving out test samples of Google Glass to keen enthusiasts but that hasn't stopped the gadget popping up on eBay.

News: 
Facebook Home FAQ: What you need to know

Facebook Home and the HTC First smartphone have been announced so here's everything you need to know.

News: 
Facebook Home for iPhone launches, sort of

Facebook has announced it is bringing certain elements of its Facebook Home app to iPhone and iPad.

News: 
Samsung delays Galaxy S4 release date in Europe

Samsung has delayed the Galaxy S4 smartphone released date for European markets.

News: 
Google Glass specs revealed along with Android app

Google has revealed the specifications for its Google Glass smart glasses and released an Android app.

News: 
Ofcom to make 080 numbers actually free from all phones

Ofcom has announced it plans to make 080 freephone numbers truly free from all phones.

Features: 
Kobo reveals Aura HD eReader

Kobo has announced its latest eReader, the Aura HD.

Review: 
Motorola Razr HD review: desirable Android smartphone with odd price point

Motorola's Razr HD smartphone has been out in the US for a few months and now it's arrived in the UK. Here's our Motorola Razr HD review.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to use metal design due to HTC One

Samsung will reportedly use a higher quality metal design for its upcoming Galaxy Note 3 smartphone.

Features: 
How to delete or remove Windows 8 apps for PC, laptop and tablet

If you're running Windows 8 then you'll have no doubt tried out a few Modern UI apps. Not all of them are worth keeping so here's how to delete…


 

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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Samsung Gear 2 review: Classy Tizen smartwatch is too expensive

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Eight possible names for the next version of Mac OS X: What will Apple call the follow-up to Maveri?......

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Why our gadgets will kill us all: bleating notifications, too many chargers and the proliferation...

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Inside Twitter's new design and ad offerings