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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


News: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 leaked images are stolen mock ups

Leaked images of Samsung's Galaxy S4 smartphone are actually a retailer's mock up.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 to feature automatic eye scrolling

Samsung's Galaxy S4 smartphone will feature eye tracking technology for automatic scrolling.

News: 
Microsoft drops Windows 8 Pro price to £45

Microsoft has quietly cut the price of Windows 8 Pro to £45 in the UK.

News: 
Tesco to launch Blinkboxmusic to rival Spotify

Tesco has announced it will launch a music streaming service called Blinkboxmusic later this year.

Review: 
Orbitsound M12 Soundbar review - good-looking and well-built soundbar

Orbitsound's M12 is exactly what you would expect a soundbar to look like, but it has a nifty trick up its sleeve. Here's our Orbitsound M12…

Review: 
Bose Solo review - lack of inputs makes Solo and average soundbar

Styled like a set-top box, the Bose Solo will improve the sound from your TV. Here's our Bose Solo review.

Review: 
Sonos Playbar review

Sonos' Playbar is the company's first foray into the soundbar market. It comes at a price, but we could hardly find fault in this stunning speaker…

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 specs confirmed by benchmark app

Key specifications for Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S4 smartphone have been revealed by the AnTuTu benchmarking app.

News: 
Samsung releases Galaxy S4 teaser video

Samsung has released the first teaser video for its Galaxy S4 smartphone ahead of launch event next week.

News: 
Asus Transformer Pad 300 gets Android 4.2 Jelly Bean

Asus has started rolling out an update to Android 4.2 Jelly Bean for its Transformer Pad TF300 tablet.


 

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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Samsung Gear 2 review: Classy Tizen smartwatch is too expensive

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How to join Apple's new OS X Beta Seed Program: Run pre-release versions of OS X on your Mac

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Why our gadgets will kill us all: bleating notifications, too many chargers and the proliferation...

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