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Chris Martin

Chris Martin

Chris is a Senior Staff Writer 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: 
How to use London tube Wi-Fi

Here's everything you need to know about using the Wi-Fi internet at London Underground tube stations.

News: 
Google hints at more Nexus 4 stock

More Nexus 4 stock could be on its way after Google changed the status of the smartphone on the Play Store.

News: 
Nokia undercuts Spotify with Music+

Nokia' Music+ is an optional subscription-based music streaming service to rival Spotify.

News: 
Apple launches iOS 6.1

Apple has released iOS 6.1 for iPhone and iPad, the latest version of its mobile operating system.

Features: 
How to watch BlackBerry 10 launch live

Join us for live coverage of RIM's BlackBerry 10 operating system launch on 30 January.

Features: 
When will Samsung Galaxy S2 get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update?

Everything you need to know about updating your Samsung Galaxy S2 to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

Review: 
Google Nexus 10 vs Apple iPad 4 tablet comparison review

Apple's fourth generation iPad is under fire from Google's Nexus 10. Read our Google Nexus 10 vs iPad 4 tablet comparison review to find out more.

News: 
Apple to launch 128GB iPad

Apple is reportedly preparing to launch a new iPad, most likely a larger 128GB model.

News: 
UK retailers recommend Samsung over Apple

The UK's retailers recommend Samsung over any other brand, including Apple, according to the latest research.

Features: 
Samsung announces Galaxy Xcover 2 smartphone

Samsung has unveiled its Galaxy Xcover 2 smartphone ahead of MWC.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


Review: 
Samsung Gear 2 Neo: World's first Tizen smartwatch is impressive

Clove has it in stock http://www.clove.co.uk/samsung...

News: 
Sonos adds Google Play Music streaming service to wireless Hi-Fi system

Shame it's not a Surface Pro for the desktop application. I've spoken to Sonos about Windows Phone support and they feel the platform doesn't have…

Review: 
HTC One M8 vs iPhone 5s comparison review: Duo Camera takes on Touch ID fingerprint scanner

You'll be asleep for a while. The iPhone 5s is still relevant despite being around for a few months now and will be until probably September. And…

Review: 
HTC One M8 vs iPhone 5s comparison review: Duo Camera takes on Touch ID fingerprint scanner

Added both. We hadn't finished testing the HTC battery life.

Review: 
HTC One M8 vs iPhone 5s comparison review: Duo Camera takes on Touch ID fingerprint scanner

There's no clear winner so we don't want to pick one for the sake of it. The idea is to highlight the pros and cons of each to help people decide…

Features: 
Group test: what's the best smartphone?

Price isn't everything and while it has a great spec for the price, it can't compete with the big boys. It does top our budget smartphone chart.…

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z2 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 comparison review: Android flagship are closely matched

So hardware is more important than software to you?

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z2 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 comparison review: Android flagship are closely matched

Hey guys, I've added the stereo speakers and headphone to the 'unique features section'. Thanks for pointing it out. Chris

News: 
Apple announces CarPlay as 'iPhone in the car' system

A great question and one which we will answer as soon as we can. Thanks, Erik.

Review: 
Huawei MediaPad X1 hands-on review: A Nexus 7 rival which is sadly a phablet

Our expert verdict is that it would work better as a tablet rather than a phablet. Feel free to disagree.

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Lytro Illum release date, price and specs: Light field camera goes 3D

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Tim Cook says Apple aims to be best, not first, hinting that iWatch is coming

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Twitter - not news

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Fun film festival trailer plays with classic movie scenes