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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: 
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.

News: 
uSwitch announces best broadband awards 2014: All 12 winners

All 12 winners of the uSwitch broadband awards have been announced and we've got all of them.

Features: 
What is a smartwatch? Wearable technology explained

We explain the ins and outs of smartwatches. What are they, what can they do, how much do they cost and what to consider before buying.

News: 
Broadband hits 1.4Tbps in London thanks to BT and Alcatel-Lucent

Fastest ever broadband speeds of 1.4Tbps have been achieved in London by BT and Alcatel-Lucent.

News: 
LG G Flex release date, price and specs in the UK

LG's G Flex is about to hit the UK so we've got you release date, price and spec information.

Review: 
Moto G vs Moto X comparison review: What's the best Motorola smartphone?

Motorola, now owned by Google, has a couple of smartphones on the market but which is better for you? Find out in our Moto G vs Moto X comparison…

News: 
YouView adds Yesterday and Really to catch-up list

YouView improves it's already impressive catch-up selection with Yesterday and Really channels.

News: 
Kurio Phone is first smartphone for kids with stacks of safety features for parents

Kurio Phone will give kids a smartphone with peace of mind for parents.

News: 
Samsung Unpacked 2014 tipped for 23 February: Galaxy S5 launch date and price revealed

Samsung is tipped to launch the Galaxy S5 on 23 February in Barcelona right before MWC.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S5 homescreen software to mimic Google Now

Samsung Galaxy S5 rumours hot up as screenshots leak showing Google Now style homescreen.


 

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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