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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: 
LG G2 release date, price and specs UK

LG, as we knew it would, has announced its G2 smartphone so here's the details on its release date, price and specifications.

Review: 
BlackBerry Q5 review - cheap BlackBerry 10 phone with keyboard is a mixed bag

If you're after a BlackBerry 10 smartphone with a keyboard, and you're on a budget the Q5 is your best option. Or is it? Find out its worth in our…

News: 
BlackBerry up for sale: 5 reasons it went wrong

BlackBerry has announced that it is has essentially put itself up for sale. So where did it all go wrong for Canadian firm which was once a leader…

News: 
Windows 8.1 release date pegged for October

Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8.1 update, previously called Windows Blue, will be released in October.

News: 
iPhone 5S launch 10 September: 5 things we expect to see

Apple is set to unveil its iPhone 5S on 10 September so here's what we expect to see.

News: 
Asus to make new Nexus 10, not Samsung

Asus will allegedly be the manufacturer behind the next Google Nexus 10 tablet.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 vs LG G2 smartphone comparison review - which is best: Galaxy S4 or LG G2?

LG has never made any really significant waves in the smartphone market (excluding the Nexus 4), but it aims to change this with the new LG G2. It…

Review: 
Archos 97b Titanium review - Android tablet looks like an iPad, works... not so much

If you can't afford the iPad 4 then Archos is always on-hand with a cheaper alternative. Find out if this Archos Android tablet is a bargain in…

Features: 
New Google Nexus 7 2 UK release date, UK price and specs

Google has announced a new version of its Nexus 7 tablet. Here are details of the UK Nexus 7 2 release date, price and specs.

News: 
Google Music All Access launches in the UK

Google has added its All Access feature to Google Music in Europe and the UK.


 

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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In defence of BlackBerrys

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Retina 3.3GHz iMac 27in preview: Apple cuts £400 off Retina iMac with new model