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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: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 mini release date, specs and price in the UK

Samsung's Galaxy S4 mini is on its way so we've rounded up the release date, specs and price in the UK.

News: 
Nokia says iPhone users are zombies in Lumia 925 ad

In its latest smartphone ad campaign, Nokia has suggested iPhone users are zombies.

News: 
Facebook leaks 6 million users' details with year-long bug

Facebook has admitted that a year-long glitch has resulted in 6 million users' personal details being exposed.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy NX hands-on review: A CSC camera with Android and 4G

Samsung's latest camera is the Galaxy NX, a combination of its Galaxy Camera and the firm's NX compact systems camera (CSC).

News: 
Instagram launches video to rival Vine app

As expected, Video on Instagram has launched to rival the popular Vine app.

Review: 
Samsung Ativ One 5 Style hands-on review: Windows 8 all-in-one PC

The all-in-one entry to Samsung's Ativ PC line-up is the Ativ One 5 Style (strange name we know). Read our Samsung Ativ One 5 Style hands-on…

Review: 
Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus and Book 9 Lite hands-on review: Windows 8 laptops

The Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus and Book 9 Lite are the new generation of Samsung's Series 9 laptop. Read our Ativ Book 9 Plus and Book 9 Lite…

Review: 
Samsung Ativ Tab 3 hands-on review: thinnest Windows 8 tablet

As part of its new Ativ range of PCs, laptops and tablets, Samsung has introduced the Ativ Tab 3. Read our Samsung Ativ Tab 3 hands-on review to…

Review: 
Samsung Ativ Q hands-on review: hybrid Windows 8 and Android laptop tablet

One of Samsung's new Ativ devices is the Ativ Q, a hybrid tablet and laptop running both Windows 8 and Android.

News: 
Microsoft changes mind on Xbox One internet and DRM

Microsoft has done a U-turn on the Xbox One needing an internet connection and its sharing games policy.


 

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.

IDG UK Sites

LG G4 review: Great price and camera but misses the mark in other areas

IDG UK Sites

Why Scottish Tablet is better than the iPad mini

IDG UK Sites

How to develop for Microsoft's HoloLens

IDG UK Sites

Apple MacBook 1.1 GHz review (Retina, 12-inch, Early 2015): The future of Apple laptops