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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: 
Orbitsound M12 Soundbar review - good-looking and well-built soundbar

Orbitsound's M12 is exactly what you would expect a soundbar to look like, but it has a nifty trick up its sleeve. Here's our Orbitsound M12…

Review: 
Bose Solo review - lack of inputs makes Solo and average soundbar

Styled like a set-top box, the Bose Solo will improve the sound from your TV. Here's our Bose Solo review.

Review: 
Sonos Playbar review

Sonos' Playbar is the company's first foray into the soundbar market. It comes at a price, but we could hardly find fault in this stunning speaker…

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 specs confirmed by benchmark app

Key specifications for Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S4 smartphone have been revealed by the AnTuTu benchmarking app.

News: 
Samsung releases Galaxy S4 teaser video

Samsung has released the first teaser video for its Galaxy S4 smartphone ahead of launch event next week.

News: 
Asus Transformer Pad 300 gets Android 4.2 Jelly Bean

Asus has started rolling out an update to Android 4.2 Jelly Bean for its Transformer Pad TF300 tablet.

News: 
O2 takes on Skype with TU Go app

O2 has launched TU Go, a service which rivals Skype by allowing customers to send and receive calls and text messages on multiple devices.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 to launch in 6 models

Samsung's imminent Galaxy S4 smartphone will launch in six different models.

Features: 
Nokia Lumia 520 hands-on review

Nokia announced a new budget Windows Phone 8 smartphone at MWC, the Lumia 520. Here's our Nokia Lumia 520 hands-on review.

News: 
BlackBerry Z10 gets first software update

BlackBerry has started rolling out the first software update for its flagship Z10 smartphone.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


Review: 
Pebble Steel smartwatch hands-on review: Pebble has a new smartwatch that adds more style and substance

That was a hands-on from CES which is now a full review. Is that not a good thing? It did take a while to get a review sample but we didn't give up :)

News: 
Apple iPad mini 3 release date, price and specs 2014

Read the comparison: http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/rev...

Review: 
Nexus 7 vs Nexus 9 comparison: Google's tablet gets bigger and better

Correct, apologies for that. There is a quad-core K1 which I thought it had. http://www.nvidia.co.uk/object...

Review: 
Nexus 7 vs Nexus 9 comparison: Google's tablet gets bigger and better

GPS is listed - on the second page under sensors

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

You're not looking hard enough. It's at number 5

Review: 
Tesco Hudl 2 hands-on review: Potentially the best budget tablet you can buy

It was a hands-on review from the launch event, now it's a full review with a score. Standard

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z3 hands-on review: A solid but samey smartphone

Good shout! No idea why Sony kept quiet about that. I'll update the article now. Thanks

News: 
Tesco to launch 'enhanced' Hudl 2 in 2014

It's microUSB, the same as the original Hudl

Features: 
The 11 Best smartwatches 2014: what is the the best smartwatch or activity trackers available to buy in the UK right now

We've got one in for testing at the moment so it will be in the list very soon.

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Nexus 6 vs Sony Xperia Z3 comparison: Lollipop phablet takes on KitKat flagship smartphone

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Why people aren't upgrading to iOS 8: new features are for power users, not the average Joe

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Free rocket & space sounds: NASA launches archive of interstellar audio on SoundCloud

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iPad Air 2 review: Insanely fast and alarmingly thin. Speed tests, camera tests, beautiful...