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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


Review: 
Archos Smart Home hands-on review: Monitor and control your home at a reasonable price

Monitor and control your home with your smartphone or tablet with the Archos Smart Home. Here's our hands-on review.

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact review: A flagship smartphone in a manageable size

A top-spec smartphone in a handset which isn't huge? Here's our full Sony Xperia Z1 Compact review.

News: 
BlackBerry to launch new smartphones at MWC 2014: Firm hasn't given up just yet

BlackBerry hasn't given up on the smartphone market with multiple handsets due to launch next month at MWC.

News: 
Samsung to rival Google Glass with Galaxy Glass

Samsung is planning to reveal its own smart glasses at IFA called Galaxy Glass.

News: 
Archos smartwatches hands-on pictures: Future budget smartwatches 2014

Smartwatches are about to get more affordable. We take a look at Archos' cheap smartwatch line-up for 2014.

Review: 
Archos Helium 50 smartphone hands-on review: Affordable 4G handsets

Want a 4G smartphone at a reasonable price? Read our Archos Helium 50 hands-on review.

News: 
Fallout 4: Release date and detail rumours

When will Fallout 4 be launched? We investigate the game's possible release date.

News: 
Google and Samsung sign long-term patent deal: Less litigation, more innovation

Google and Samsung agree to share patent portfolios to crack down on lawsuits and encourage innovation.

News: 
uSwitch announces best broadband awards 2014: All 12 winners

All 12 winners of the uSwitch broadband awards have been announced and we've got all of them.

Features: 
What is a smartwatch? Wearable technology explained

We explain the ins and outs of smartwatches. What are they, what can they do, how much do they cost and what to consider before buying.


 

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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