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Chris Martin

Chris Martin

Chris is a Senior Staff Writer 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: 
EE and Vodafone users to get free Tube Wi-Fi

EE and Vodafone have struck a deal with Virgin Media to offer their customers free Tube Wi-Fi from early 2013.

Review: 
Nokia Lumia 820 review

The Nokia Lumia 820 may be overshadowed by the Lumia 920 but this Windows Phone 8 smartphone shouldn't be simply bypassed. Read our Nokia Lumia…

Features: 
EE 4G in the UK: what you need to know

EE, formally Everything Everywhere, has switched on its 4G mobile network in the UK today so we're here to answer all your burning questions.

News: 
EE launches 4G LTE SIM-only deals

EE has launched its 4G SIM-only deals offering 500MB of data for £21 per month.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 to get full HD screen and A15 chip

The latest set of rumours suggest Samsung's Galaxy S4 smartphone will have a full HD screen, quad-core Cortex-A15 processor and 13Mp camera.

News: 
Apple announces Black Friday shopping event

Apple discount deals for Black Friday on iPads, iPods, Macs and accessories.

News: 
Xbox 720 specifications revealed

Xbox World magazine has revealed the specifications for Microsoft's Xbox 720.

News: 
Amazon includes Windows 8 and Chromebooks in Black Friday Deals

Amazon's 2012 Black Friday Deals will include Kindle Fire, Windows 8 and Chromebooks.

News: 
Ofcom announces 5G plans for beyond 4G

We've only just got up and running with 4G in the UK but Ofcom is already making plans for 5G mobile services.

News: 
Vodafone launches Red Hot plan for smartphone rental

Vodafone Red Hot allows customers to rent smartphones like the iPhone 5, Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note 2 on a 12 month contract and upgrade to the…


 

Comments by Chris Martin


Review: 
Samsung Gear 2 Neo: World's first Tizen smartwatch is impressive

Clove has it in stock http://www.clove.co.uk/samsung...

News: 
Sonos adds Google Play Music streaming service to wireless Hi-Fi system

Shame it's not a Surface Pro for the desktop application. I've spoken to Sonos about Windows Phone support and they feel the platform doesn't have…

Review: 
HTC One M8 vs iPhone 5s comparison review: Duo Camera takes on Touch ID fingerprint scanner

You'll be asleep for a while. The iPhone 5s is still relevant despite being around for a few months now and will be until probably September. And…

Review: 
HTC One M8 vs iPhone 5s comparison review: Duo Camera takes on Touch ID fingerprint scanner

Added both. We hadn't finished testing the HTC battery life.

Review: 
HTC One M8 vs iPhone 5s comparison review: Duo Camera takes on Touch ID fingerprint scanner

There's no clear winner so we don't want to pick one for the sake of it. The idea is to highlight the pros and cons of each to help people decide…

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

Price isn't everything and while it has a great spec for the price, it can't compete with the big boys. It does top our budget smartphone chart.…

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z2 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 comparison review: Android flagship are closely matched

So hardware is more important than software to you?

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z2 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 comparison review: Android flagship are closely matched

Hey guys, I've added the stereo speakers and headphone to the 'unique features section'. Thanks for pointing it out. Chris

News: 
Apple announces CarPlay as 'iPhone in the car' system

A great question and one which we will answer as soon as we can. Thanks, Erik.

Review: 
Huawei MediaPad X1 hands-on review: A Nexus 7 rival which is sadly a phablet

Our expert verdict is that it would work better as a tablet rather than a phablet. Feel free to disagree.

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Samsung Gear 2 review: Classy Tizen smartwatch is too expensive

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Why our gadgets will kill us all: bleating notifications, too many chargers and the proliferation...

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