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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: 
UK's fastest broadband cities announced: None are 'super-fast'

A uSwitch resport shows that not a single town or city in the UK achieves an average 'super-fast' broadband speed.

Features: 
Lenovo Betterway launch event: Live video stream

Join Lenovo and Ashton Kutcher for a live launch event tonight.

News: 
Surface sales rising as Microsoft reports profit boost

With a declining PC market, Microsoft has announced increasing sales of its Surface tablets.

News: 
Carphone Warehouse slashes Avoca Android tablet to £49

Carphone Warehouse has halved the price of its Avoca 7 tablet to £49.

News: 
BlackBerry OS 10.2 rolls out as BBM hits 10 million downloads

BlackBerry is now rolling out OS 10.2 to its Z10, Q10 and Q5 smartphones.

News: 
Ofcom ensures free exit for contract price hikes: mobile, landline and broadband

Under new rules proposed by Ofcom consumers will be able to exit a contract for free if hit by a price increase.

Review: 
Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus review - Ultrabook rival to Apple's MacBook Air... and Pro

The Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus is the new generation of Samsung's Series 9 Ultrabook laptop. Here's our Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus review.

News: 
New iPad Air 5th generation release date, specs and new features

The iPad 5 has been announced as the iPad Air. Here are the release date, specs and new features.

News: 
Apple unveils iPad Air and Retina iPad mini 2

Apple has today lauched the iPad 5 called the iPad Air and iPad mini 2 called the iPad mini with Retina display, its new flagship tablets.

Features: 
iPad mini Retina Display, iPad Air, Mac Pro, Mavericks launch event: as it happened

Apple tonight launched the iPad Air, iPad mini Retina Display, OS X Mavericks, and the Mac Pro, amongst other products. Read our live coverage and…


 

Comments by Chris Martin


Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Sony Xperia Z3 comparison review: What's the difference?

Not relying on anything other than my knowledge and experience of each phone.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Sony Xperia Z3 comparison review: What's the difference?

I didn't assume anything. I've spent time with both phones and the GS6 is better overall but I did point out the benefits of the Z3 including…

Features: 
New Moto G 4G (2015) confirmed: Release date, price and specs UK

I'm waiting for confirmation on that. I've 16 GB mentioned but going with the official site for now. Strange to have ** then nothing related to it :/

Features: 
How to choose your Apple Watch: The complete buying guide

Whoops! Corrected. Thanks, Bob.

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.

IDG UK Sites

Acer Aspire R11 review: Hands-on with the 360 laptop and tablet convertible

IDG UK Sites

Apple Watch release day: Twitter reacts

IDG UK Sites

See how Framestore created a shape-shifting, oil and metal based creature for Shell

IDG UK Sites

Apple Watch buying guide, price list & where to buy today: Which Apple Watch model, size, material,?......