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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


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…

News: 
Twitter set to launch music service via web and app

Twitter is set to launch its own music service.

News: 
O2 Refresh tariff offers anytime smartphone upgrades

O2 has announced its Refresh tariff which splits the cost of a smartphone with the bundles calls, texts and data.

News: 
iPhone 6 concept image shows curved flexible screen

A concept image of the Apple iPhone 6 shows a radical curved screen design and the loss of the home button.

News: 
PlayStation 4 goes up for pre-order in the UK

Sony's upcoming PlayStation 4 console has gone up for pre-order in the UK at Asda.

Features: 
ZTE announces Geek smartphone with 2GHz Intel Atom processor

ZTE has announced the Geek, the first smartphone in the world to use a 2GHz Intel Atom processor.

News: 
Microsoft to launch 7in Surface tablet with Windows 8

Microsoft is reportedly working on a 7in Surface tablet.

Features: 
How to use a BlackBerry as a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot

Quickly and easily set up your BlackBerry smartphone as a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot.

Features: 
Asus Fonepad release date and price revealed

Asus has confirmed its Fonepad will arrive in the UK on 26 April for £179.

News: 
Google rolls out redesigned Play Store user interface

Google has started rolling out a fresh new look for its Play Store for Android smartphones and tablets.


 

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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