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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


Review: 
Motorola Moto 360 review: Not perfect but the best smartwatch you can buy right now

The Moto 360 is one of the most hotly anticipated gadgets of 2014 but was it worth the wait? Find out in our in-depth Moto 360 review.

News: 
Carphone Warehouse will refund Phones 4U iPhone 6 pre-orders: Comes to the rescue in 'unfair' situation

Anyone hit by the unfortunate Phones 4U situation can get a refund on their iPhone 6 pre-order with Carphone Warehouse.

News: 
Phones 4U will not refund iPhone 6 pre-orders: Retailer contradicts previous statement

Major retailer Phones 4U has gone into administration leaving 5,500 jobs at risk and iPhone 6 pre-orders in the balance. Ordered an iPhone 6 from…

Features: 
What is Shellshock Bash bug? How to deal with Shellshock Bash bug

We explain everything about the Shellshock Bash bug and what you can do about it. What is Shellshock Bash bug? How to deal with Shellshock Bash bug.

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z3 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 comparison review: Why Sony outpaces Samsung in this smartphone battle

IFA 2014 has brought a new Galaxy S5 rival in the form of the Sony Xperia Z3. Find out which is better in our comparison review.

News: 
Apple pulls iOS 8.0.1 update and apologises for buggy software: iPhone 6 bendgate continues

Apple apologises as iOS 8.0.1 software update stops phone calls and Touch ID on iPhone. We show you how to fix your iPhone as bendgate continues.

News: 
BlackBerry Passport release date, price and specs UK: Would you buy this new sqaure smartphone?

BlackBerry has given details on a square smartphone called the Passport, and it's very strange. Read on for details of the BlackBerry Passport UK…

Features: 
How to unblock someone on Facebook: Plus and easier way of stopping annoying posts

We show you how to quickly unblock someone on Facebook so you can be freinds again.

News: 
Sky Now TV arrives on Apple TV: Pricing will increase next month on Movies and Entertainment

Sky's Now TV arrives on Apple TV but prices will go up next month.

News: 
Amazon launches Kindle Unlimited service in the UK: The Netflix for bookworms

Amazon has launched Kindle Unlimited in the UK giving access to thousands of books and audiobooks for a monthly fee.


 

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.

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