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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: 
Samsung accused of benchmark cheating with Galaxy S4

Samsung might have been letting its Galaxy S4 smartphone cheat in benchmark tests to score higher than rival devices.

News: 
O2 announces 4G LTE launch date, 29 August

O2 has finally announced it will launch its 4G LTE mobile network on 29 August.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 mini review: offers a cheaper but downgraded version of the S4

As is the custom in the many markets, mini models offer a cheaper but downgraded version of a flagship product. Samsung's latest downgrade is the…

News: 
iPhone 5S to get fingerprint scanner, suggests iOS 7 code

Apple's upcoming iPhone 5S will feature a fingerprint scanner, according to iOS 7.

News: 
Microsoft reports woeful Surface tablet revenue

Microsoft has made just $853 million in revenue from its Surface tablets.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 mini vs HTC One mini comparison review

Samsung's Galaxy S4 mini has arrived and now HTC has brought along its HTC One mini. Find out how these rivals stack up against each other in our…

Features: 
How to factory reset a Windows Phone 8 smartphone: delete all files, apps and settings

If you've got a Windows Phone 8 smartphone, perhaps a Nokia Lumia, HTC or Samsung, you might want to reset it. So here's how to factory reset a…

News: 
UK airwaves cleared for 4G LTE, says Ofcom

The UK's airwaves have been cleared for the arrival of 4G LTE mobile broadband after a four-year process.

News: 
Microsoft adds child abuse search pop-ups to Bing

Microsoft's Bing search engine is the first in the UK to add pop-up warnings for those searching for images of child abuse.

News: 
Budget iPhone could be named iPhone 5C

Apple's upcoming budget plastic iPhone could be named the iPhone 5S thanks to a photo of possible packaging.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


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.

IDG UK Sites

Nokia branding killed in place of 'Microsoft Lumia': Windows Phone moves into new era

IDG UK Sites

Why you shouldn't buy the iPad mini 3: No wonder Apple gave it 10 seconds of stage time

IDG UK Sites

Halloween Photoshop tutorials: 13 masterclasses for horrifying art, designs and type

IDG UK Sites

Should you update your iPhone or iPad to iOS 8? iOS 8.1 brings back Camera Roll, adds Apple Pay in...