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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


Features: 
Asus ZenWatch release date, price and specs UK: Cheaper than LG G Watch R and Moto 360

Asus has joined the wearable party with the Android Wear powered ZenWatch. Here's what you need to know about the device's release date, price and…

News: 
BBC extends iPlayer catch-up window to 30 days: Applies to radio and downloads, too

As promised, the BBC has increased the catch-up windows across iPlayer TV and radio.

News: 
Microsoft Surface mini release date, price and specs rumours: Will arrive for Christmas in limited supply

The Surface mini is one of the biggest 'will it launch?' products of the year and the latest is that it will get a release date in time for…

News: 
Tesco Hudl 2 release date, price and specs UK: Possibly the best new budget Android tablet

Tesco has confirmed the second-generation of its Hudl budget Android tablet. Here we reveal everything you need to know about the Tesco Hudl 2,…

News: 
BT's mobile network delayed by technical hitch: Might be worth the wait for savings

BT's plan to undercut rival networks is under threat by 4G problems.

Review: 
Tesco Hudl vs Hudl 2 comparison review: 2014 budget tablet is worthy of an upgrade

Tesco has unveiled the Hudl 2 tablet so read our comparison review with the original Hudl to see what's new.

News: 
Amazon First offers Kindle users early access to eBooks: Free for Prime members

Get early access to the latest books for 99p with Kindle First or free if you're an Amazon Prime member.

Features: 
Sony SmartBand Talk release date price and specs UK: Pre-order for December release

The SmartBand Talk is Sony's latest entry into the wearable tech market, and a cross between a smartwatch and activity tracker. Read on to…

Features: 
How to use Google Now: get the most out of Google Now cards and commands

Google Now is a great feature on Android and iOS but it's hard to get your head round. Here's how to use Google Now.

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z3 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 comparison: Galaxy Note 4 faster and feature packed, but Xperia Z3 wins on design and price

The Galaxy Note 4 and Xperia Z3 are very different smartphones so find out which is the one for you in this Samsung vs Sony comparison.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


Review: 
Pebble Steel smartwatch hands-on review: Pebble has a new smartwatch that adds more style and substance

That was a hands-on from CES which is now a full review. Is that not a good thing? It did take a while to get a review sample but we didn't give up :)

News: 
Apple iPad mini 3 release date, price and specs 2014

Read the comparison: http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/rev...

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.

IDG UK Sites

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 review: Great if you like big, expensive phones

IDG UK Sites

Why Sony's PS4 2.0 update is every gamer's dream (well, mine at least)

IDG UK Sites

This Grolsch ad combines stop-motion & CG for majestic results

IDG UK Sites

Apple rumours and predictions for 2015: What to expect from Apple in 2015