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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


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.

News: 
Microsoft tipped to bring Android apps to Windows and Windows Phone 8

With Windows Phone struggling to compete with Apple and Google, Microsoft might be adding support for Android apps.

News: 
New smartphones to expect at MWC 2014: What will Samsung, Sony, LG, HTC, Nokia and BlackBerry launch?

Here we give you a sneak peak at the smartphones which will and could be making waves at MWC including Samsung, Sony, Nokia, LG, HTC and BlackBerry.

News: 
Why MediaTek's MT6595 processor will result in a sub £200 iPhone rival

We explain why the MediaTek MT6595 processor will pave the way for budget rivals to the iPhone and other flagship smartphones.

Features: 
LG G Pad 8.3 video review: An 8in Android tablet for £199 is a steal

The LG G Pad 8.3 is a premium tablet with a budget price. See what we make of this Android tablet in our view review.

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.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Sony Xperia Z3 comparison review: What's the difference?

Not relying on anything other than my knowledge and experience of each phone.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Sony Xperia Z3 comparison review: What's the difference?

I didn't assume anything. I've spent time with both phones and the GS6 is better overall but I did point out the benefits of the Z3 including…

Features: 
New Moto G 4G (2015) confirmed: Release date, price and specs UK

I'm waiting for confirmation on that. I've 16 GB mentioned but going with the official site for now. Strange to have ** then nothing related to it :/

Features: 
How to choose your Apple Watch: The complete buying guide

Whoops! Corrected. Thanks, Bob.

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.

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Why I think the Apple Watch sucks and you'd be mad to buy it

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Swatch launches a colourful smartwatch

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