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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: 
How to turn any speakers into a wireless streaming system with Sonos

Don't let that old pair of speakers gather dust. Turn them into a wireless streaming system with a Sonos Connect:Amp.

Features: 
Philips Miracast display streams Full HD content from Android smartphones and tablets

Wirelessly stream content from your Android smartphone or tablet with the Philips 239C4QHWAB Miracast monitor.

News: 
Google Gem smartwatch specs leaked: Set to team up with LG

Specifications for Google's Gem smartwatch have been leaked and the device could be made by LG.

Features: 
What is Amazon Prime Instant Video? What happened to LoveFilm?

We explain 'What is Amazon Prime Video?' and 'What happened to LoveFilm?'

News: 
Virgin Media launches Cloud storage service: Offers 50GB free

Virgin Media has decided to launch its own cloud storage service with free apps and 5GB of storage.

News: 
EE tops mobile network performance test: Vodafone and Three not happy with results

EE has come out on top of a nationwide test of mobile networks by RootMetrics. Vodafone came out bottom but it says the test was unfair.

News: 
Nexus 8 release date set for July with 64-bit Intel processor and Android 4.5

Google is rumoured to be launching a Nexus 8 tablet this summer with a 64-bit processor and Android 4.5.

News: 
Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet: Release date, price and specs in the UK

All the information you need about the new Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet release date, price and specifications in the UK.

Features: 
How to update your Android smartphone or tablet: Get the latest software

If you've got an Android smartphone or tablet you're going to want to update it to the latest version of the OS to get all the latest features.…

News: 
BBC launches new iPlayer with new features across PC, TV, smartphone and tablet

The BBC's new iPlayer has been rebuilt from the ground up for TV, PC, smartphones and tablets. Here are all the new features.


 

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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