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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: 
Microsoft Surface RT price drops in the UK, by 30 percent

Microsoft has given its Surface RT a price cut in the lead up to a new model of the tablet.

News: 
Microsoft to update Windows Phone 8, minor changes

Microsoft has detailed the next software update to its Windows Phone 8 mobile operating system.

Review: 
KEF M500 review: excellent build quality and a stylish comfortable design

KEF has come up trumps with its first pair of headphones offering excellent build quality and a stylish comfortable design. Read our KEF M500…

News: 
Microsoft to update Surface tablets and introduce price cut

Microsoft is preparing to launch new versions of its Surface RT and Surface Pro Windows 8 tablets.

Features: 
Nokia announces Lumia 1020 with 41Mp PureView camera

Nokia has, as expected, taken the wraps off its Lumia 1020 smartphone which has a 41Mp PureView camera.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 review: the new flagship Galaxy Android smartphone

The much anticipated Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone has now been out for a couple of months. Here's where we find out whether the flagship Samsung…

Features: 
Nokia Lumia 1020 launch: live video stream

Nokia is set to announce its Lumia 1020 smartphone today and you can get live coverage of the launch event right here.

News: 
Google launches new Maps app but retires Latitude check-in service

Google has launched a new version of its Google Maps app and has said it will retire its Latitude service.

News: 
TalkTalk launches The Big Free for TV, broadband and phone

TalkTalk has announced that it will give customers three months of free TV, broadband and phone called The Big Free.

News: 
Next-generation Kindle Fire tablets to launch later this year

Amazon will be launching new versions of its Kindle Fire tablet range later this year.


 

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.

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Nexus 6 vs Sony Xperia Z3 comparison: Lollipop phablet takes on KitKat flagship smartphone

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Why people aren't upgrading to iOS 8: new features are for power users, not the average Joe

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Free rocket & space sounds: NASA launches archive of interstellar audio on SoundCloud

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iPad Air 2 review: Insanely fast and alarmingly thin. Speed tests, camera tests, beautiful...