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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: 
Google Play Games app leaked ahead of Google I/O

Google I/O developer conference is just around the corner but Google Play Games has already been leaked.

Video: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 video review

Samsung is back with a new flagship Android smartphone. The Galaxy S4 is here to take on the heavyweights including Apple, HTC and Sony. Here's…

News: 
Sony announces Xperia ZR smartphone with Q2 release date

Sony has announced its Xperia ZR smartphone which will get a release date in the second quarter of the year.

News: 
Samsung to help launch 5G mobile broadband by 2020

Samsung has announced developments in 5G which it claims will mean the technology could launch by 2020.

News: 
Nokia Lumia 928 price, specs and release date revealed

Nokia's not so secret Lumia 928 has been unveiled with specs, release date and price.

News: 
Samsung to launch Galaxy S4 Zoom, Galaxy S4 mini and Galaxy S4 Ativ this month

Samsung is expected to announce three new smartphones by the end of May, the Galaxy S4 Zoom, Galaxy S4 mini and Galaxy S4 Ativ.

News: 
ITV Player launches new Android app, but only for Samsung Galaxy users

ITV has launched its new ITV Player catch-up service app on Android which is exclusively available for some Samsung Galaxy devices.

Review: 
Sony SmartWatch review

The Sony SmartWatch is a cool and attractive gadget, offering plenty of apps and functionality. The downsides are a slightly bulky design and the…

News: 
HTC to launch R7 and R12 Windows Blue tablets

HTC is reportedly planning to launch its first Windows RT-based tablets, codenamed R7 and R12.

Features: 
How to share files on Android over a network

Send and receive files over a network between your Android smartphone or tablet and PC.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


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...

Review: 
Nexus 7 vs Nexus 9 comparison: Google's tablet gets bigger and better

Correct, apologies for that. There is a quad-core K1 which I thought it had. http://www.nvidia.co.uk/object...

Review: 
Nexus 7 vs Nexus 9 comparison: Google's tablet gets bigger and better

GPS is listed - on the second page under sensors

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

You're not looking hard enough. It's at number 5

Review: 
Tesco Hudl 2 hands-on review: Potentially the best budget tablet you can buy

It was a hands-on review from the launch event, now it's a full review with a score. Standard

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z3 hands-on review: A solid but samey smartphone

Good shout! No idea why Sony kept quiet about that. I'll update the article now. Thanks

News: 
Tesco to launch 'enhanced' Hudl 2 in 2014

It's microUSB, the same as the original Hudl

Features: 
The 11 Best smartwatches 2014: what is the the best smartwatch or activity trackers available to buy in the UK right now

We've got one in for testing at the moment so it will be in the list very soon.

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Nexus 6 vs Sony Xperia Z3 comparison: Lollipop phablet takes on KitKat flagship smartphone

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Why people aren't upgrading to iOS 8: new features are for power users, not the average Joe

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Free rocket & space sounds: NASA launches archive of interstellar audio on SoundCloud

IDG UK Sites

iPad Air 2 review: Insanely fast and alarmingly thin. Speed tests, camera tests, beautiful...