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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: 
Razer Ferox review: portable 360-degree sound

The Razer Ferox speakers are designed to be portable but still pack a punch. These pop-up pint-sized speakers scrap traditional stereo for…

Review: 
Apple iPad Mini vs Google Nexus 7 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 comparison review

Two of the biggest tablets on the market are the Google Nexus 7 and the Apple iPad mini, but Samsung has introduced the Galaxy Note 8.0. We…

Features: 
Samsung announces Galaxy Star, Galaxy Win and Galaxy Pocket Neo

Samsung has added the Galaxy Star, Galaxy Win and Galaxy Pocket Neo smartphones to its ever increasing portfolio.

News: 
Facebook tests paid messaging system including celebrities

Facebook is trialling a paid system for private messaging on its website.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 goes on sale for £339

Samsung has put its Galaxy Note 8.0 phablet on sale in the UK at £339.

News: 
4G tests show impact on Freeview is less than expected

The first tests on 4G using the 800MHz have shown the interference with Freeview is lower than expected.

News: 
Budget plastic iPhone shown in concept image

Apple's rumoured budget iPhone with a plastic case has been shown in a new concept image.

News: 
EE launches free 4G LTE taxis in London and Birmingham

EE has launched a fleet of 50 4G LTE enabled taxis in both London and Birmingham.

News: 
Facebook phone leaked again with software shown in detail

It's the week of the Facebook phone and even more leaked have arrived, this time showing what looks like a final software user interface.

News: 
Facebook phone leaked ahead of announcement as HTC First

Images and specs of the Facebook phone, aka the HTC First, have been leaked online ahead of tomorrow's announcement.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


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.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

Not sure what you mean exactly. The Note 4 is the highest GeekBench 3 score we've ever seen and I pointed that out. In the other tests it didn't…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

I've corrected the Flipboard part (error on my part) and I will double check the SunSpider test.Not sure why you've tried to estimate how long…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

Thanks for your detailed comment and I've updated about Flipboard (just couldn't find the setting). Otherwise you seem to be talking about things…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

Thanks everyone for pointing out where to switch Flipboard off (I simply couldn't find it). Not sure what you mean about battery as I did mention…

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