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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: 
Carphone Warehouse to open Samsung only stores in UK and Europe

Samsung will rival Apple by opening 60 stores across the UK and Europe with Carphone Warehouse.

Review: 
Motorola Moto X review: Smartphone can't keep up with flagship rivals

After months of being on sale in the US, Motorola has brought the Moto X to the UK. But is it worth a look? Find out in our Moto X review.

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.


 

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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