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

It's been coming for a while but the Nokia brand has been ditched by Microsoft, apart from feature phones.

Review: 
Pebble Steel smartwatch review: Pebble is a good alternative to Android Wear and other rivals

The Pebble Steel is a stylish alternative to Android Wear which has good functionality and even better battery life. Here's our Pebble Steel review.

Features: 
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare release date, price and features

Everything you need to know about Call of Duty Advanced Warfare including release date, price, editions, features, videos, minimum specs and more.

Features: 
Why BlackBerry isn't dead: Firm keeps Mercedes F1 team driving with enterprise package

BlackBerry might be a write-off in the consumer market but its work with the Mercedes F1 Team is a demonstration of how it wins at enterprise.

Features: 
Best iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 deals: Find the best contract for your new iPad

We do the hardwork finding the best deals for the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3. Check them out here.

Features: 
How to watch all traffic from an IP address

Monitor and analyse network traffic from your own IP or others with our how to guide.

News: 
Lenovo tipped to buy BlackBerry as early as this week

Can a top PC maker save the struggling smartphone maker? Lenovo is tipped to buy out BlackBerry.

Features: 
Best new technology products of October 2014: A bumper crop from Apple, Google and others

Here are the best products of October 2014 vying to get on your gadget wish list for Christmas.

Review: 
iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 comparison review: Apple takes on Samsung once again in smartphone wars

It's one of the big match-ups of the year so here's our iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 comparison review.

News: 
Nexus 9 hits Google Play store as Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 are dropped

Google has put the Nexus 9 tablet up for pre-order on the Google Play store but has killed the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


Review: 
Dell Venue 8 7000 hands-on review: Even thinner than the iPad Air 2

I'm waiting for a spec sheet from Dell so will let you know. It could well have both.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

Not sure what you mean exactly. The Note 4 is the highest GeekBench 3 score we've ever seen and I pointed that out. In the other tests it didn't…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

I've corrected the Flipboard part (error on my part) and I will double check the SunSpider test.Not sure why you've tried to estimate how long…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

Thanks for your detailed comment and I've updated about Flipboard (just couldn't find the setting). Otherwise you seem to be talking about things…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

Thanks everyone for pointing out where to switch Flipboard off (I simply couldn't find it). Not sure what you mean about battery as I did mention…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

Most phones do that. Notice how I said 'dedicated' button.

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

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