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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


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.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S5 case suggests square design as benchmarks reveal specs

Samsung's Galaxy S5 hasn't been announced but you can already buy a case for the smartphone.

News: 
HTC tipped to make Nexus tablet in 2014: A new Nexus 10 is on the cards

HTC is being tipped to make a new Nexus tablet with Google later this year.

Features: 
How to watch the Winter Olympics live: Stream Sochi 2014 online on iPad, iPhone, Android, PC and laptop

Here's how to get live coverage of the Winter Olympics from Sochi on TV, iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, PC, laptop and radio.

News: 
Sony sells Vaio PC business to focus on smartphones and tablets: job cuts incoming

Sony has confirmed that it is selling its Vaio PC business and restructuring its TV division. The firm will focus on smartphones and tablets.

News: 
BT is first pay-TV provider to offer films to buy and keep

BT has become the first pay-TV provider to offer customers films to buy and keep.

News: 
Bright Red Google Nexus 5 goes official: On sale now at Google Play

That rumoured red Nexus 5 edition is now official and available to buy.

News: 
TalkTalk offers Sky Sports subscription on YouView

TalkTalk customers can now access five Sky Sports channels for £30 per month with a YouView box.

News: 
Microsoft announces third CEO: EVP of Cloud and Enterprise, Satya Nadella

Microsoft has revealed its new CEO and replacement for Steve Ballmer.

Features: 
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact video review: The mid-sized but high-end smartphone

We check out Sony's mid-sized but high-end smartphone in our Xperia Z1 Compact video review.


 

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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OnePlus 2 / OnePlus Two UK release date, price and specification rumours: When is the OnePlus 2...

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

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Ben & Holly's Game of Thrones titles spoof is delightfully silly

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Mac OS X 10.11 release date rumours: all the new features expected in Yosemite successor