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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


Review: 
Apple iPad Mini vs Google Nexus 7 tablet comparison review

Apple did as many expected it would and announced an iPad Mini. We've pulled together the specification of Apple’s pint-sized iPad to compare it…

News: 
Apple announces iPad mini - details

Apple has revealed the much rumoured and anticipated iPad Mini.

Features: 
How to watch Apple's iPad Mini launch live

Apple is set announce its iPad Mini in California today so here's how to get live coverage of the event.

News: 
Windows 8 gets midnight launch at Currys and PC World

Currys and PC World have announced they will open at midnight this Friday for the launch of Widows 8.

News: 
EE reveals broadband and mobile 4G prices

EE has announced its price plans for fibre optic home broadband and mobile 4G.

News: 
EE announces 4G smartphone data plans

EE, formally Everything Everywhere, has announced its smartphone data plans ahead of launching its 4G network.

Review: 
Sony Xperia tipo review

The Sony Xperia tipo is Sony's new baby Android phone, with low price but limited specifications.

News: 
Microsoft Surface 32GB sold out

Microsoft is due to launch its Surface tablet this Friday and one model is already sold out.

News: 
Google Nexus 7 3G and Nexus 10 to arrive next week

Google's upcoming Android event will include the unveiling of new Nexus 7 models and a Nexus 10 tablet.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S3 owners get Jelly Bean update

The much awaited Android 4.1 Jelly Bean upgrade for Samsung Galaxy S3 owners has started to arrive.


 

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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