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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


Review: 
Apple iPad Mini vs Google Nexus 7 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 comparison review

Two of the biggest tablets on the market are the Google Nexus 7 and the Apple iPad mini, but Samsung has introduced the Galaxy Note 8.0. We…

Features: 
Samsung announces Galaxy Star, Galaxy Win and Galaxy Pocket Neo

Samsung has added the Galaxy Star, Galaxy Win and Galaxy Pocket Neo smartphones to its ever increasing portfolio.

News: 
Facebook tests paid messaging system including celebrities

Facebook is trialling a paid system for private messaging on its website.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 goes on sale for £339

Samsung has put its Galaxy Note 8.0 phablet on sale in the UK at £339.

News: 
4G tests show impact on Freeview is less than expected

The first tests on 4G using the 800MHz have shown the interference with Freeview is lower than expected.

News: 
Budget plastic iPhone shown in concept image

Apple's rumoured budget iPhone with a plastic case has been shown in a new concept image.

News: 
EE launches free 4G LTE taxis in London and Birmingham

EE has launched a fleet of 50 4G LTE enabled taxis in both London and Birmingham.

News: 
Facebook phone leaked again with software shown in detail

It's the week of the Facebook phone and even more leaked have arrived, this time showing what looks like a final software user interface.

News: 
Facebook phone leaked ahead of announcement as HTC First

Images and specs of the Facebook phone, aka the HTC First, have been leaked online ahead of tomorrow's announcement.

News: 
Google to release new Nexus 7 tablet in July

Google will launch a new version of its Nexus 7 tablet in July according to multiple sources.


 

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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