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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 gets new launch date

Samsung's highly anticipated Galaxy S4 smartphone has a new launch date of 15 March for a Mobile Unpacked event.

News: 
Nokia to launch 41Mp PureView Lumia smartphone

Nokia is planning to make a 41Mp PureView camera Lumia Windows Phone 8 smartphone.

Features: 
ZTE releases Blade 3 smartphone

ZTE has launched its latest smartphone in the UK, the Blade 3.

News: 
Asus to launch 7in Fonepad at MWC

Asus will unveil a 7in tablet called the Fonepad at Mobile World Congress as a successor to the Google Nexus 7.

News: 
Phones 4U to launch its own smartphones

Phones 4U is planning to sell its own range of smartphones this year in partnership with ZTE.

Features: 
Sony Xperia Z release date, price and specs

Sony has announced its Full HD Xperia Z smartphone so here's a round-up of the Xperia Z's release date, price and specifications.

Review: 
BlackBerry Z10 review - BlackBerry 10 phone review

BlackBerry, formally Research in Motion (RIM), is back with its new operating system, BlackBerry 10, and a new flagship smartphone, the BlackBerry…

News: 
Apple 128GB iPad 4 goes on sale

Apple's 128GB iPad 4 has gone on sale in the UK today.

News: 
BT launches Totally Unlimited Broadband

BT has made its broadband packages are 'Totally Unlimited' with no traffic shaping or usage limits.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S3 vs BlackBerry Z10 comparison review

BlackBerry has finally launched its new operating system on its BlackBerry Z10 smartphone, but how does it compare to one of the most popular…


 

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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