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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: 
Smartphones to get Quad HD screens thanks to LG

Smartphones are set to go Quad HD with a new display from LG.

Review: 
HTC Desire C review: A cheap Android smartphone

The HTC Desire C is a cheap and very compact Google smartphone running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

News: 
HTC Zara to bring Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and Sense 5.5

A new HTC smartphone has been leaked online called the HTC Zara.

Features: 
Gamescom PlayStation event: Live video stream

Gamescom has kicked off in Cologne, Germany and you can get live video coverage of the PlayStation press conference event right here.

News: 
Nokia Bandit named as upcoming Windows Phone 8 phablet

Nokia's rumoured Windows Phone 8 phablet has been named as the Bandit.

News: 
iPad 5 and iPad mini 2 casing leaked online

Photos of the alleged iPad 5 and iPad mini 2 have been leaked online.

News: 
Tesco to launch an own-brand tablet

Tesco is allegedly preparing to enter the tablet market with its own device.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch to launch next month

Samsung's rumoured Galaxy Gear smartwatch is set to launch next month.

Review: 
Huawei Ascend P6 review: world's thinnest iPhone?

Huawei latest effort in the smartphone market is its flagship Ascend P6. Read our Huawei Ascend P6 to see if this iPhone lookalike is all it's…

Review: 
Converse Reporter Poly laptop bag review

The Converse Reporter Poly has the basics you need in a laptop bag but it's much plainer looking than we expect from a company like Converse. Read…


 

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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