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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: 
Apple launches OS X Mavericks for free, today

Apple has made OS X 10.9 Mavericks a free downloadable upgrade for iMac, Mac mini and MacBooks.

News: 
What happened to BBM for iPhone and Android? BBM rolling out now

A few months ago BlackBerry announced that its BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) was going to launch on both Android and iPhone. After a delay it is now…

News: 
Lumia 1520 and Lumia 2520 launch event as it happened: Nokia World video as it happened

Watch again the video stream of the Nokia World launchthe Lumia 1520, Lumia 2520 launch and more.

Features: 
Archos announces Titanium Android smartphones from £99

Archos introduces Titanium range of Android smartphones starting at £99.

News: 
Tesco Mobile offers 4G LTE upgrade for £2.50

Tesco Mobile offers 4G for "less than the price of a cup of coffee".

Review: 
Blinkbox for iPad and Android review

Blinkbox is Tesco's rival streaming service to Netflix and LoveFilm. Here's our Blinkbox for Android and iPad review.

Features: 
How to stream live TV on iPhone, iPad and Android

You don’t need a television to watch live TV. We explain how to stream TV on your iPhone, iPad or Android smartphone or tablet for free!

Features: 
Sonos smashes price barrier with Play:1 speaker

Sonos has smashed the wireless Hi-Fi barrier with its £169 Play:1 speaker.

Features: 
How to change your network location from public to home

Here's how to change your network location between home, public and work on your PC.

News: 
LG G Flex leaked as Samsung Galaxy Round rival

LG's curved screen smartphone, the G Flex, has been leaked ahead of its announcement.


 

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,?......