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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


Video: 
Surface Pro 2 review: Microsoft's unique but compromised tablet is laptop, PC and slate

The Surface Pro 2 can function as full Windows 8 tablet, laptop and desktop PC. But it's not cheap and unless you really need this power in tablet…

News: 
UK's fastest broadband cities announced: None are 'super-fast'

A uSwitch resport shows that not a single town or city in the UK achieves an average 'super-fast' broadband speed.

Features: 
Lenovo Betterway launch event: Live video stream

Join Lenovo and Ashton Kutcher for a live launch event tonight.

News: 
Surface sales rising as Microsoft reports profit boost

With a declining PC market, Microsoft has announced increasing sales of its Surface tablets.

News: 
Carphone Warehouse slashes Avoca Android tablet to £49

Carphone Warehouse has halved the price of its Avoca 7 tablet to £49.

News: 
BlackBerry OS 10.2 rolls out as BBM hits 10 million downloads

BlackBerry is now rolling out OS 10.2 to its Z10, Q10 and Q5 smartphones.

News: 
Ofcom ensures free exit for contract price hikes: mobile, landline and broadband

Under new rules proposed by Ofcom consumers will be able to exit a contract for free if hit by a price increase.

Review: 
Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus review - Ultrabook rival to Apple's MacBook Air... and Pro

The Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus is the new generation of Samsung's Series 9 Ultrabook laptop. Here's our Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus review.

News: 
New iPad Air 5th generation release date, specs and new features

The iPad 5 has been announced as the iPad Air. Here are the release date, specs and new features.

News: 
Apple unveils iPad Air and Retina iPad mini 2

Apple has today lauched the iPad 5 called the iPad Air and iPad mini 2 called the iPad mini with Retina display, its new flagship tablets.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


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…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

Most phones do that. Notice how I said 'dedicated' button.

Review: 
Pebble Steel smartwatch hands-on review: Pebble has a new smartwatch that adds more style and substance

That was a hands-on from CES which is now a full review. Is that not a good thing? It did take a while to get a review sample but we didn't give up :)

News: 
Apple iPad mini 3 release date, price and specs 2014

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