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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


Review: 
Firefox OS on ZTE Open hands-on review

MWC 2013 has brought with it a new operating system for smartphones, Mozilla's Firefox OS. Here's our Firefox OS on ZTE Open hands-on review.

Features: 
Nokia Lumia 720 hands on review

Our hands on with the Nokia Lumia 720, from MWC 2013.

Video: 
Sony Xperia Z video review

Sony's new flagship Android smartphone is the Xperia Z, with a 5in Full HD screen. Here's our Sony Xperia Z video review.

Review: 
LG Optimus L5 2 and Optimus L3 2 hands-on review

LG has announced a raft of new smartphones at MWC this year and the first to hit the UK will be the Optimus L5 2 and Optimus L3 2. Read our LG…

News: 
UK gamers disappointed with PS4 launch

Sony has disappointed the majority of UK gamers with its PS4 launch event.

Features: 
Google announces Chromebook Pixel

Google has unveiled is latest laptop, the Chromebook Pixel.

News: 
PS4 launching 'Christmas 2013' - full details

Sony finally announced the PS4 at its 'PlayStation Meeting 2013' event in New York last night where it said the console will launch 'Holidays…

News: 
Sony PS4 launch preview

Sony is holding a 'PlayStation Meeting 2013' event in New York today where it is expected to announce the PS4, so here's everything we know.

News: 
Ofcom announces 4G auction winners

Ofcom has announced the winners of the UK's 4G mobile spectrum auction.

Features: 
HTC announces flagship One smartphone

At an event in London today, HTC revealed its One smartphone, just as expected.


 

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.

IDG UK Sites

Amazon 3D smartphone release date, price and spec: The hologram phone?

IDG UK Sites

iPhone 5s review: why the iPhone 5s is still the best phone you can buy in 2014

IDG UK Sites

Passwords don't work: here's four ways to fix them

IDG UK Sites

Developers get access to more Sony camera features