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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: 
O2 announces full 4G tariff pricing

O2's 4G LTE network will launch at the end of the month on 29 August and now there are full pricing details.

News: 
LG G2 release date, price and specs UK

LG, as we knew it would, has announced its G2 smartphone so here's the details on its release date, price and specifications.

Review: 
BlackBerry Q5 review - cheap BlackBerry 10 phone with keyboard is a mixed bag

If you're after a BlackBerry 10 smartphone with a keyboard, and you're on a budget the Q5 is your best option. Or is it? Find out its worth in our…

News: 
BlackBerry up for sale: 5 reasons it went wrong

BlackBerry has announced that it is has essentially put itself up for sale. So where did it all go wrong for Canadian firm which was once a leader…

News: 
Windows 8.1 release date pegged for October

Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8.1 update, previously called Windows Blue, will be released in October.

News: 
iPhone 5S launch 10 September: 5 things we expect to see

Apple is set to unveil its iPhone 5S on 10 September so here's what we expect to see.

News: 
Asus to make new Nexus 10, not Samsung

Asus will allegedly be the manufacturer behind the next Google Nexus 10 tablet.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 vs LG G2 smartphone comparison review - which is best: Galaxy S4 or LG G2?

LG has never made any really significant waves in the smartphone market (excluding the Nexus 4), but it aims to change this with the new LG G2. It…

Review: 
Archos 97b Titanium review - Android tablet looks like an iPad, works... not so much

If you can't afford the iPad 4 then Archos is always on-hand with a cheaper alternative. Find out if this Archos Android tablet is a bargain in…

Features: 
New Google Nexus 7 2 UK release date, UK price and specs

Google has announced a new version of its Nexus 7 tablet. Here are details of the UK Nexus 7 2 release date, price and specs.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


News: 
Apple iPad mini 3 release date, price and specs 2014

Read the comparison: http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/rev...

Review: 
Nexus 7 vs Nexus 9 comparison: Google's tablet gets bigger and better

Correct, apologies for that. There is a quad-core K1 which I thought it had. http://www.nvidia.co.uk/object...

Review: 
Nexus 7 vs Nexus 9 comparison: Google's tablet gets bigger and better

GPS is listed - on the second page under sensors

Features: 
Group test: what's the best smartphone?

You're not looking hard enough. It's at number 5

Review: 
Tesco Hudl 2 hands-on review: Potentially the best budget tablet you can buy

It was a hands-on review from the launch event, now it's a full review with a score. Standard

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z3 hands-on review: A solid but samey smartphone

Good shout! No idea why Sony kept quiet about that. I'll update the article now. Thanks

News: 
Tesco to launch 'enhanced' Hudl 2 in 2014

It's microUSB, the same as the original Hudl

Features: 
The 11 Best smartwatches 2014: what is the the best smartwatch or activity trackers available to buy in the UK right now

We've got one in for testing at the moment so it will be in the list very soon.

Review: 
Tesco Hudl 2 hands-on review: Potentially the best budget tablet you can buy

Sorry, Tesco didn't say at the launch but as said it's 2GB. I can now confirm via our review sample.

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Sony Xperia Z3 Compact review: A better deal than the Z3 and most smartphones

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Why people aren't upgrading to iOS 8: new features are for power users, not the average Joe

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Framestore recreates ancient China for Mr Bean's martial arts misadventure

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iPad Air 2 review: Insanely fast and alarmingly thin. Speed tests, camera tests and more