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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


Features: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active release date, specs and price in the UK

Samsung has made its Galaxy S4 Active Android smartphone official so here's the phone's release date and price information in the UK.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 mini release date, specs and price in the UK

Samsung's Galaxy S4 mini is on its way so we've rounded up the release date, specs and price in the UK.

News: 
Nokia says iPhone users are zombies in Lumia 925 ad

In its latest smartphone ad campaign, Nokia has suggested iPhone users are zombies.

News: 
Facebook leaks 6 million users' details with year-long bug

Facebook has admitted that a year-long glitch has resulted in 6 million users' personal details being exposed.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy NX hands-on review: A CSC camera with Android and 4G

Samsung's latest camera is the Galaxy NX, a combination of its Galaxy Camera and the firm's NX compact systems camera (CSC).

News: 
Instagram launches video to rival Vine app

As expected, Video on Instagram has launched to rival the popular Vine app.

Review: 
Samsung Ativ One 5 Style hands-on review: Windows 8 all-in-one PC

The all-in-one entry to Samsung's Ativ PC line-up is the Ativ One 5 Style (strange name we know). Read our Samsung Ativ One 5 Style hands-on…

Review: 
Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus and Book 9 Lite hands-on review: Windows 8 laptops

The Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus and Book 9 Lite are the new generation of Samsung's Series 9 laptop. Read our Ativ Book 9 Plus and Book 9 Lite…

Review: 
Samsung Ativ Tab 3 hands-on review: thinnest Windows 8 tablet

As part of its new Ativ range of PCs, laptops and tablets, Samsung has introduced the Ativ Tab 3. Read our Samsung Ativ Tab 3 hands-on review to…

Review: 
Samsung Ativ Q hands-on review: hybrid Windows 8 and Android laptop tablet

One of Samsung's new Ativ devices is the Ativ Q, a hybrid tablet and laptop running both Windows 8 and Android.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


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.

Review: 
Tesco Hudl 2 hands-on review: Potentially the best budget tablet you can buy

Sorry, Tesco didn't say at the launch but as said it's 2GB. I can now confirm via our review sample.

Review: 
Nokia Lumia 930 hands-on review: The Windows Phone 8.1 flagship smartphone

I see your point but the Nexus 5 and LG G3 are two examples of thin phones with wireless charging built-in

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iPad Air 2 release date, price, specs, new features: world's thinnest tablet also gets Touch ID

IDG UK Sites

Why you shouldn't buy the iPad mini 3: No wonder Apple gave it 10 seconds of stage time

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Will Photoshop work with Yosemite? And will Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere Pro or the other A?......

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Should I upgrade from Mavericks to OS X 10.10 Yosemite? What you need to know before updating to...