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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: 
iPad mini with Retina display goes on sale in the UK

Apple has quietly put its iPad mini 2 Retina on sale in the UK.

Features: 
How to get BBM on Android smartphones

Here's a guide on getting BBM for your Android smartphone.

News: 
iPhone 6 to get curved screen: Apple to follow Samsung and LG

Apple's iPhone 6 will feature a curved screen larger than existing models.

Features: 
Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8 review - a worthy tablet rival to the Nexus 7 and Tesco Hudl?

At £199 Lenovo is taking on tablets like the Nexus 7 with its Yoga Tablet 8. Here's our Yoga Tablet 8 video review.

News: 
Sony Xperia smartphones to get Android Jelly Bean and KitKat upgrades

Sony has laid out its Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and 4.4 KitKat upgrade plans for Xperia smartphone and tablet users.

News: 
Giffgaff to sell SIM-free smartphones this month

Giffgaff will begin selling smartphones including iPhones this month.

Review: 
Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8 review: An affordable Android tablet with a great design but mediocre specs

Lenovo is taking on the big guns in the tablet world with its sub-£200 Yoga Tablet 8. Here's our full review.

News: 
Asda launches 'nation's cheapest' mobile phone at £5

Asda has launched the Alcatel 1010 mobile phone for £5. The UK's cheapest phone.

News: 
Kazam offers smartphones with free screen replacement and remote support

Kazam smartphones tempt buyers with free screen replacements and remote support.

Review: 
Sonos Play:1 review: a compact, versatile and affordable wireless speaker

The Sonos Play:1 is the firm's smallest and cheapest wireless speaker.


 

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.

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