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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


Features: 
What is the best music streaming service: Spotify alternatives?

Spotify is a truly great music streaming service but it has its drawbacks. Here's a list of five Spotify alternatives for you to check out.

Review: 
Toshiba Mini 3D (SBM1W) soundbar review

At a glance, the Toshiba Mini 3D looks like a typical iPhone dock or wireless speaker but it's actually a compact soundbar. Rad our Toshiba Mini…

News: 
Windows 8 Pro price drop was an error

Microsoft's unexpected price slashing of Windows 8 Pro was a mistake.

Review: 
Sony HT-CT60 soundbar review

Sony's HT-CT60 soundbar offers a simple 2.1 speaker arrangement for the affordable price of £150. Read our Sony HT-CT60 soundbar review to find…

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 screenshots confirm Smart Scroll and Smart Pause

Leaked screenshots have confirmed the Samsung Galaxy S4 will feature Smart Scroll and Smart Pause eye tracking technology.

News: 
BBC iPlayer comes to Windows Phone smartphones

The BBC has announced it is bringing its iPlayer catch-up service to Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system for smartphones.

Review: 
TalkTalk YouView review

TalkTalk YouView combines Freeview with catch-up and on-demand TV brilliantly and offers Sky TV. Read out TalkTalk YouView review to find out more.

Review: 
Samsung HW-E551 soundbar review

The Samsung HW-E551 is a stylish soundbar with a versatile design. Read our Samsung HW-E551 review to find out more.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 leaked images are stolen mock ups

Leaked images of Samsung's Galaxy S4 smartphone are actually a retailer's mock up.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 to feature automatic eye scrolling

Samsung's Galaxy S4 smartphone will feature eye tracking technology for automatic scrolling.


 

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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App cloning: the mobile software industry’s hidden shame

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