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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


News: 
Amazon Kindle smartphone details leak: 4.7in screen and Q2 launch

Amazon's rumoured Kindle smartphone will reportedly arrive in the second quarter with a 4.7in screen.

News: 
Three to launch 4G LTE mobile network in Q4 after rivals

Three has announced that it will be launching its 4G LTE mobile broadband network during the fourth quarter of the year.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy S3 comparison review

The Samsung Galaxy S4 has finally arrived so we've taken a look at how it compares to the Galaxy S3. Read our Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy S3…

News: 
BBC HD makes way for BBC Two HD channel

The BBC has today replaced its HD channel with BBC Two HD.

News: 
Apple buys specialist indoor location and mapping firm WifiSLAM

Apple has acquired WifiSLAM, an indoor location and mapping specialist company.

News: 
EE launches 4G mobile broadband in rural Cumbria

EE, formally Everything Everywhere, has launched 4G LTE fixed and mobile broadband services in remote rural parts of the UK.

News: 
Google to make an Android-powered smartwatch

Google is reportedly developing its very own Android-powered smartwatch.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Tab 3 to arrive in September at IFA

Samsung will reportedly unveil its Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Tab 3 in September at the IFA tech show.

Review: 
Asus Padfone 2 review: A smartphone and tablet hybrid with a difference

The Asus Padfone 2 is a high-end smartphone which comes with a dummy 10in tablet docking station. Read our Asus Padfone 2 review to find out more.

Features: 
Logitech announces new G-range of PC gaming accessories

Logitech has announced a refresh of its G line-up of gaming accessories including mice, keyboards and headsets.


 

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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