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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


Review: 
Lenovo ThinkPad Helix review: a good hybrid Windows tablet and laptop

The Lenovo ThinkPad Helix is a good effort at a hybrid Windows tablet and laptop. Read our Lenovo ThinkPad Helix review to find out more.

Features: 
LG takes on iPad mini and Nexus 7 with G Pad 8.3

LG has announced it will take another stab at the tablet market with the G Pad 8.3.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch leaked in photo with specs

Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Gear smartwatch has been leaked online ahead of its launch.

Review: 
HTC One vs iPhone 5 comparison review

Here's where we compare the high-end HTC Android smartphone the current flagship Apple smartphone in what we call a HTC One vs iPhone 5 comparison…

Features: 
Huawei Ascend P6 review - desirable smartphone offers real value for money

The Huawei Ascend P6 is a fantastic and desirable smartphone. It provides real value for money even if it is lacking NFC and 4G support. Watch our…

Features: 
Archos 97b Titanium review - £200 9-inch Android tablet lacks performance

The Archos 97b Titanium is a cheap and not so cheerful Android 9in tablet. Here's our Archos 97b Titanium video review.

Features: 
New Nexus 7 2013 video review - simply the best 7in tablet of 2013

Google's Nexus 7 set a benchmark for budget tablets, offering a great device for just £159. This year's model is once again built by Asus but…

Review: 
Orbitsound SB60 airSound Base review: An affordable and simple soundbar

Orbitsound's latest soundbar is the SB60 airSound Base. Read our review to see if it's a worthy addition to your TV.

Features: 
Galaxy S4 mini vs HTC One mini Android smartphone comparison review

Mini versions of flagship smartphones are all the rage, so we've put the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini up against the HTC One mini.

News: 
Lenovo to reinstate Start menu to Windows 8

Lenovo has decided enough is enough and will put the Start menu back for its Windows 8 PCs and laptops.


 

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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