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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: 
KEF M500 review: excellent build quality and a stylish comfortable design

KEF has come up trumps with its first pair of headphones offering excellent build quality and a stylish comfortable design. Read our KEF M500…

News: 
Microsoft to update Surface tablets and introduce price cut

Microsoft is preparing to launch new versions of its Surface RT and Surface Pro Windows 8 tablets.

Features: 
Nokia announces Lumia 1020 with 41Mp PureView camera

Nokia has, as expected, taken the wraps off its Lumia 1020 smartphone which has a 41Mp PureView camera.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 review: the new flagship Galaxy Android smartphone

The much anticipated Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone has now been out for a couple of months. Here's where we find out whether the flagship Samsung…

Features: 
Nokia Lumia 1020 launch: live video stream

Nokia is set to announce its Lumia 1020 smartphone today and you can get live coverage of the launch event right here.

News: 
Google launches new Maps app but retires Latitude check-in service

Google has launched a new version of its Google Maps app and has said it will retire its Latitude service.

News: 
TalkTalk launches The Big Free for TV, broadband and phone

TalkTalk has announced that it will give customers three months of free TV, broadband and phone called The Big Free.

News: 
Next-generation Kindle Fire tablets to launch later this year

Amazon will be launching new versions of its Kindle Fire tablet range later this year.

News: 
LG to launch Optimus G2 on 7 August in New York

LG has teased the launch of a smartphone, likely to be the Optimus G2, with a video.

News: 
Windows 8.1 RTM coming in August, confirms Microsoft

Microsoft has confirmed that the release to manufacturing (RTM) version of Windows 8.1 will be arriving in late August.


 

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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