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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: 
HTC to launch One mini smartphone with 4.3in 720p screen

HTC is planning to launch mini version of its flagship HTC One smartphone.

Features: 
Bose introduces SoundLink Mini Bluetooth speaker and QuietComfort 20 headphones

Bose has unveiled its SoundLink Mini Bluetooth speaker and QuietComfort 20 headphones for use with smartphones and tablets.

Review: 
Toshiba Excite Pro hands-on review: Nexus 10 tablet rival

Toshiba has announced a trio of new Android tablets including the Excite Pro. Check out our Toshiba Excite Pro hands-on review.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8in and 10.1in get Intel chips

Samsung has unveiled two more Galaxy Tab 3 tablets, this time with Intel Atom processors.

News: 
Asus announces Transformer Book Trio with Windows and Android

Asus has unveiled its Transformer Book Trio at Computex 2013. The firm is calling the device, which runs Windows and Android, a cross between a…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S3 mini vs Galaxy S4 mini comparison review

How does the Galaxy S4 mini compare to its predecessor, the Galaxy S3 mini? We take a look in our in-depth Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy S4 mini…

Review: 
Asus Fonepad review: inexpensive tablet is also a smartphone

The Asus Fonepad is an inexpensive 7in tablet that is also a smartphone. Here's our Asus Fonepad hands-on review.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 to use Intel Atom processor

Samsung has decided to use Intel Atom processors in its Android Galaxy Tab tablets.

News: 
HTC One to launch with Nexus Experience, Google Edition

A new version of the HTC One smartphone will launch with a 'Nexus Experience', a stock Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Google Edition.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy S4 mini comparison review

What's the difference between the Galaxy S4 mini and the full-fat Galaxy S4? We find out in our in-depth Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy S4 mini…


 

Comments by Chris Martin


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.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

Not sure what you mean exactly. The Note 4 is the highest GeekBench 3 score we've ever seen and I pointed that out. In the other tests it didn't…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

I've corrected the Flipboard part (error on my part) and I will double check the SunSpider test.Not sure why you've tried to estimate how long…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

Thanks for your detailed comment and I've updated about Flipboard (just couldn't find the setting). Otherwise you seem to be talking about things…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

Thanks everyone for pointing out where to switch Flipboard off (I simply couldn't find it). Not sure what you mean about battery as I did mention…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

Most phones do that. Notice how I said 'dedicated' button.

Review: 
Pebble Steel smartwatch hands-on review: Pebble has a new smartwatch that adds more style and substance

That was a hands-on from CES which is now a full review. Is that not a good thing? It did take a while to get a review sample but we didn't give up :)

News: 
Apple iPad mini 3 release date, price and specs 2014

Read the comparison: http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/rev...

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4G to get faster and cheaper with Freeview spectrum: We're in for a wait though

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Apple's 2014: A reflection

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Artist creates a geometric rave in a chapel for The House of St Barnabus

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Mac mini (Late 2014) 1.4 GHz review: Mac mini is sort of upgradable, but is it any good as it is?