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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: 
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.

Features: 
Lenovo outs first 15in ThinkPad Ultrabook laptop

Lenovo has announced its ThinkPad S531, the firm's first 15in ThinkPad Ultrabook laptop.

News: 
Huawei launches Ascend P6 smartphone at London event

Huawei today launched a new smartphone called the Ascend P6.

Review: 
Apple iPad 4 review: is this the best tablet money can buy?

The iPad 4, or iPad with Retina display, is Apple's latest and most powerful tablet. How does it stack up against the competition? Read our iPad 4…

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z review: stylish Android smartphone with robust design

Sony's Xperia Z was the first on the 2013 smartphone scene and is still top of our chart. Find out why in our Sony Xperia Z review.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S3 review - how does the Android phone that changed everything stack up now?

The Samsung Galaxy S3 made a major breakthrough for Android phones. The Galaxy S III is the first Android device that gave Apple's iPhone a tough…

News: 
Acer will launch wearable tech next year including a smart watch

Acer has said is looking into wearable technology like a smart watch which will launch in 2014.

Review: 
Sony Xperia Tablet Z review: super slim Android tablet

Back for its third attempt at a tablet, Sony has brought along Xperia Tablet Z, a high-end Android tablet. Read our Sony Xperia Tablet Z review to…

News: 
Nokia to reveal Lumia EOS PureView smartphone on 11 July

Nokia Lumia EOS PureView smartphone to arrive at NYC event on 11 July.


 

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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