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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: 
Qualcomm confirms 64-bit Snapdragon 410 processor for budget smartphones

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 410 chip is its first 64-bit processor for smartphones and tablets.

News: 
Android 4.4.2 KitKat rolls out to Nexus devices fixing bugs and improving Nexus 5 camera

Google Nexus smartphones and tablets get updated to Android 4.4.2 KitKat.

News: 
BBC launching five new HD channels tomorrow

UK viewers will get five new BBC HD channels tomorrow including Three, Four and CBBC.

News: 
Google tipped to partner with LG for a Nexus 8 tablet

With no new Nexus 10, Google is thought to be working with LG on a Nexus 8 tablet.

Review: 
Sony SmartWatch 2 review: The best smart watch to date

Smart watches may seem like a new idea but Sony is already on its second version. Here's our Sony SmartWatch 2 review.

Review: 
Nokia Lumia 1520 review: Windows Phone gets better and bigger

Nokia is launching new Windows Phone devices on a regular basis and the Lumia 1520 is its latest and biggest yet. Here's our Nokia Lumia 1520 review.

News: 
Sky Store brings movie rentals to everyone: Adds streaming service to Roku, YouView and Now TV Box

UK film fans can now rent the latest blockbusters from the Sky Store on PCs, laptops, Now TV Box, YouView and Roku.

Features: 
How to root Android phone: How to root Android tablet - guide to rooting Android, and becoming a SuperUser

Here's our full guide to rooting an Android smartphone or tablet.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S5 specs appear online with Quad HD display

The Samsung Galaxy S5 rumour mill is gaining momentum with possible specs leaked via benchmark.

Review: 
Samsung Ativ Book 8 review: a powerhouse touchscreen Windows 8 laptop

Samsung's Ativ Book 8 is the replacement for the Series 7 Chronos. Here's our review of the high-performance full-size Windows 8 laptop.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Sony Xperia Z3 comparison review: What's the difference?

Not relying on anything other than my knowledge and experience of each phone.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Sony Xperia Z3 comparison review: What's the difference?

I didn't assume anything. I've spent time with both phones and the GS6 is better overall but I did point out the benefits of the Z3 including…

Features: 
New Moto G 4G (2015) confirmed: Release date, price and specs UK

I'm waiting for confirmation on that. I've 16 GB mentioned but going with the official site for now. Strange to have ** then nothing related to it :/

Features: 
How to choose your Apple Watch: The complete buying guide

Whoops! Corrected. Thanks, Bob.

News: 
Netflix reveals Better Call Saul release date, schedule and trailer

Do you really think we only publish PC buying advice?

Review: 
Netflix vs LoveFilm Instant comparison review: What's the best streaming service?

Amazon Instant Video is not the same as Amazon Prime Instant Video. Those are titles to rent or buy so there is more.

News: 
Not all Lumia smartphones will get an upgrade to Windows 10

You should be fine on a 930. It's new and high-end.

Review: 
Kazam Tornado 348 review: Not enough meat on the thinnest smartphone in the world

Where can you buy it? If we can't get one then it's pretty irellevant

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.

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