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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: 
Acer bringing tablets, smartphone, Chromebooks and Ultrabooks to CES 2014

Acer Liquid Z5, Iconia A1, Iconia B1, V5 Touch, Chomebook C720P and Aspire S3 arriving at CES 2014.

News: 
ZTE to launch Grand S 2 and a smartwatch at CES 2014

ZTE is branching out into smartwatches, phablets and projectors for CES 2014.

Features: 
Archos smartwatches to launch at CES 2014 at under £50

Archos will take on the Pebble, Sony SmartWatch and Samsung Galaxy Gear with its sub-£50 smartwatch at CES 2014.

News: 
Windows 8 reaches double digit operating system market share

Windows 8 hits 10 percent market share as it struggles to compete with iPad and Android tablets.

News: 
Snapchat users get new year hack: 4.6 million phone numbers revealed

User names and phone numbers of 4.6 million Snapchat users have been leaked online by SnapchatDB.

Review: 
Logitech Wireless Mouse M560 review: A handy Windows 8 mouse at a good price

The Logitech M560 is a reasonably priced mouse with handy features for Windows 8 users.

Review: 
Bose QC20 headphones review: Effective in-ear noise cancelling headphones

Bose is well known for its QuietComfort 15 headphones and now it's made an in-ear version. Here's our Bose QC20 headphones review.

Features: 
How to set browser homepage on Android smartphones and tablets

Permanently set your Android smartphone or tablet's browser homepage.

Features: 
Nokia Lumia 1520 review - Windows phablet has top build quality, great camera and good looking screen

A smartphone and a tablet. The biggest Windows Phone to date. Here's our Nokia Lumia 1520 video review.

Review: 
Apple iPad mini 2 Retina vs original iPad mini comparison review

Now that Apple has launched an updated iPad mini, which one is the better deal? Should you save money and buy the old model or stump up the extra…


 

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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