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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: 
Google and Microsoft pledge to block child pornography in search results

Google and Microsoft plan to block child abuse images on search engines.

News: 
Google and HP pull Chromebook 11 from shelves due to overheating chargers

Overheating chargers have forced HP and Google top stop selling the Chromebook 11 laptop.

News: 
What happened to the Argos MyTablet? Why the budget Android tablet is out of stock

We explain why the budget Argos MyTablet is no longer on sale.

News: 
Lenovo pips LG to podium in smartphone market while Samsung strengthens lead

Lenovo is making a name for itself in the smartphone market by taking third place from LG. Next up, Apple and Samsung.

Video: 
Google Nexus 5 video review: A flagship Android smartphone for half the price

We take a look at the Nexus 5 smartphone from Google and LG. Is this flagship Android handset too good to be true?

Features: 
Google Nexus 5 video review: A flagship Android smartphone for half the price

We take a look at the Nexus 5 smartphone from Google and LG. Is this flagship Android handset too good to be true?

News: 
Student@Home offers IT support from tech savvy students

Student@Home sees IT students provide technical support for those with computer problems in London.

Review: 
Wuaki.tv review: Takes on Netflix, Lovefilm and Blinkbox with hybrid streaming service

Wuaki.tv is a new player in the streaming market from Rakuten, aka Play.com. Find out if it can take on the likes of Netflix, Lovefilm and…

Features: 
Android 4.4 KitKat release date, new features and device upgrades

Everything you need to know about Android 4.4 KitKat including release date, new features and device upgrades. Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 users can now…

News: 
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX: Release date, price and specs

Here is everything you need to know about Amazon's new Kindle Fire HDX Android tablets including release date, price and specs.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


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.

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…

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