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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


News: 
Android 4.4 KitKat update for Samsung Galaxy S4 and Note 3 hits UK

Samsung brings Android 4.4 KitKat update to Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 3 smartphones.

Features: 
How to delete Android devices from Google Play store

Stop old Android devices appearing on Google Play store or rename current one with our step by step how to guide.

News: 
Ubisoft Watch_Dogs: UK release date, pre-order price and editions

Watch_Dogs will be one of Ubisoft's biggest 2014 launches. Here's what you need to know about the UK release date, pre-order pricing and game…

News: 
UK will partner with Germany to launch 5G mobile broadband

David Cameron has announced plans to develop 5G mobile broadband with Germany at CeBIT.

Features: 
5 best Android satnav apps: Navigate with your smartphone or tablet

Long gone are the days when you had to buy a dedicated satnav for your car. Smartphones are equipped with what you need so here are the best 5…

Features: 
HTC announces Desire 310: Budget smartphone takes on Moto G

Ahead of announcing the new HTC One, the Desire 310 has been unveiled at HTC's new budget smartphone.

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

2014 flagship smartphones are arriving soon so take a look at our Sony Xperia Z2 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 comparison review.

News: 
EE set to roll out faster LTE-A '4.5G' mobile broadband in London

EE will double its 4G speeds to 300Mbps in London with the roll out of LTE-A.

News: 
BBC Three to be pulled but live on as online channel on iPlayer

The BBC has announced plans to axe its BBC Three channel to save money and make some shows available online.

News: 
Roku announces Streaming Stick to rival Google's Chromecast

Roku's Streaming Stick will arrive in the UK before Google's Chromecast at £49.


 

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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