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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: 
O2 4G delayed for iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C: Smartphones need an update

O2 customers with an iPhone 5S or iPhone 5C will have to wait for an update to use 4G data.

Review: 
Apple iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy S4 comparison review: Flagship smartphones go toe to toe

Apple's new flagship smartphone is the iPhone 5S. So how does it stack up to Samsung's Galaxy S4? We take a look in our iPhone 5S vs Galaxy S4…

Features: 
iOS 7 release date, new features, which iPhones, iPods, iPads get it

iOS 7 is on its way - the seventh iteration of Apple's mobile OS for iPhones, iPads and iPods. Here's everything you need to know about iOS 7,…

Review: 
Apple iPhone 5S vs iPhone 5 comparison review: What's the new iPhone got?

As expected, Apple announced the iPhone 5S, it's new flagship smartphone. So what's the difference between it and the old iPhone 5? We find out in…

News: 
iPhone 5C cases show up online ahead of Apple's launch event

We're still hours away from Apple's big iPhone launch but cases for the iPhone 5C have appeared online.

News: 
Microsoft to launch Surface 2 tablets on 23 September

Microsoft is set to launch its Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets on 23 September.

News: 
Netflix en route to Virgin Media TiVo boxes

Vrigin Media has announced a deal with Netflix which will see the streaming service available to TiVo customers.

Review: 
Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro hands-on review: Set to be the best hybrid around

Lenovo has served up a new version of its Yoga laptop and IFA 2013, the 2 Pro. Here's our hands-on review of the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro.

Review: 
Toshiba Satellite W30t hands-on review: A chunky Windows 8.1 laptop and tablet hybrid

Toshiba's Satellite W30t is a Windows 8.1 shot at a laptop and tablet hybrid. Here's our Toshiba Satellite W30t hands-on review from IFA 2013.

Review: 
Acer Iconia A3 hands-on review: Budget Android 10in tablet

Acer's Iconia A3 is the firm's shiny new 10 in Android tablet. Here's our Acer Iconia A3 hands-on review from IFA 2013.


 

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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