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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: 
GoTab GTi8 hands-on review

GoTab's budget rival to the Apple iPad mini and Google Nexus 7 is the GTi8. Here's our GoTab GTi8 hands-on review.

News: 
Facebook phone software and specs leaked online

Following reports of a Facebook phone, its software and interface have been leaked online.

Features: 
Soundbars: buying advice

Sick of putting up with sound that’s as thin as your TV? We review six soundbars that offer better quality with minimum hassle.

News: 
It's World Backup Day, so you should back up, and here's how

World Backup Day 2013 has arrived for its third anniversary so will you backup and avoid losing your precious files?

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 vs HTC One smartphone comparison review

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is here so we've looked at how it compares to the HTC's One smartphone. Read our Samsung Galaxy S4 vs HTC One comparison…

News: 
1&1 Internet adds new features to MyWebsite packages

1&1 Internet has announced a hoast of new features for its MyWebsite instant website package.

News: 
EE 4G LTE mobile broadband reaches half of the UK's population

EE has announced that its 4G LTE network now covers 50 percent of the UK's population.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 goes up for pre-order in the UK

Samsung's recently announced Galaxy S4 smartphone has gone up for pre-order with mobile networks in the UK.

Video: 
Asus Padfone 2 video review - smartphone tablet offers amazing battery life, performance

The Asus Padfone 2 is a high-end Android smartphone which comes with a dummy 10in tablet docking station. Asus calls it a 2-in-1 set. Here's our…

News: 
HTC One smartphone delayed by Ultrapixel camera shortage

HTC has confirmed its HTC One smartphone is delayed due to its Ultrapixel camera.


 

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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App cloning: the mobile software industry’s hidden shame

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Developers get access to more Sony camera features