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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


Review: 
Huawei Ascend D2 hands-on review

Here's our hands-on review of Huawei's Full HD smartphone, the Ascend D2.

Features: 
Samsung announces Series 7 Chronos and Ultra at CES 2013

Samsung announces Full HD Series 7 Chronos and Series 7 Ultra Windows 8 Ultrabooks at CES 2013.

Features: 
CES Unveiled 2013 in pictures

The best and worst gadgets and technology from CES Unveiled 2013.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Nexus 4 comparison review

It's Samsung up against Google in our latest smartphone battle; read our Nexus 4 vs Galaxy S3 comparison review. Updated 4 January.

News: 
Google Nexus 10 goes back on sale

The 16GB Nexus 10 tablet is back on sale at the Google Play Store for £319

News: 
Ofcom to address mid-contract price hikes

Ofcom is addressing mid-contract price increases for landline, mobile and broadband consumers with an 'exit without penalty' approach.

Features: 
Best Android apps for new smartphones and tablets

We've put together a list of the best Android apps for a new smartphone or tablet to get you started.

News: 
Tablet sales explode for Christmas 2012

In 2010, the iPad introduced the world to the modern day tablet. Since then the device has become a must have gadget and 2012 saw demand for…

Features: 
How to transfer music and files to Android smartphones and tablets

Our step by step guide on how to transfer music and files to an Android smartphone or tablet from Windows or Mac.

Review: 
Toshiba Satellite P875-31P review

Toshiba's Satellite P875-31P is a Windows 8 desktop-replacement laptop offering high performance and entertainment features. Find out if it's…


 

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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Amazon 3D smartphone release date, price and spec: The hologram phone?

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iPhone 5s review: why the iPhone 5s is still the best phone you can buy in 2014

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Passwords don't work: here's four ways to fix them

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Developers get access to more Sony camera features