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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


Features: 
Roku updates streamers and brings Roku 3 to the UK

Roku has refreshed its range of internet media streamers and brought the Roku 3 to the UK.

News: 
Samsung to launch curved screen smartphone and gold Galaxy S4

Samsung will next month launch a smartphone with a curved screen and has shown off gold Galaxy S4 models.

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z1 review: Xperia Z gets tuned but puts on weight

Sony topped our smartphone chart with its flagship Xperia Z smartphone and now it's back with a new and supposedly improved model. Read our Sony…

News: 
Apple new iMac (late 2013): Release date, price and specs

Apple has updated its all-in-one iMac desktop computers with upgraded specifications, namely Intel Haswell fourth-generation processors. Here's…

News: 
TalkTalk launches SimplyBroadband and Essentials TV packages

TalkTalk has launched two new entertainment packages including broadband for just £2.50 per month and YouView for £7.50.

News: 
eBay strikes 'click and collect' deal with Argos

eBay has announced a deal which will allow customers to collect items from Argos.

News: 
Microsoft Surface 2: Release date, price, specs and accessories

Microsoft has launched two new Windows tablets: the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2. We've rounded up all the details including release date, price…

Review: 
Nokia Lumia 1020 review: An amazing camera bolted on to year-old smartphone

The Nokia Lumia 1020 is the Finnish firm's latest and greatest Windows smartphone with a 41-megapixel camera. Here's our Nokia Lumia 1020 review.…

Features: 
Tesco unveils £119 Hudl tablet: undercuts Nexus 7 and iPad mini

Tesco has taken the wraps off its budget tablet named the Hudl which will cost just £119.

Review: 
Bloom.fm review: A cheap mobile streaming service

Don't fancy paying through the nose for Spotify Premium? Well a new app on the block, Bloom, is a cheaper alternative to satisfy your music…


 

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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