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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: 
LG Optimus L5 2 and Optimus L3 2 hands-on review

LG has announced a raft of new smartphones at MWC this year and the first to hit the UK will be the Optimus L5 2 and Optimus L3 2. Read our LG…

News: 
UK gamers disappointed with PS4 launch

Sony has disappointed the majority of UK gamers with its PS4 launch event.

Features: 
Google announces Chromebook Pixel

Google has unveiled is latest laptop, the Chromebook Pixel.

News: 
PS4 launching 'Christmas 2013' - full details

Sony finally announced the PS4 at its 'PlayStation Meeting 2013' event in New York last night where it said the console will launch 'Holidays…

News: 
Sony PS4 launch preview

Sony is holding a 'PlayStation Meeting 2013' event in New York today where it is expected to announce the PS4, so here's everything we know.

News: 
Ofcom announces 4G auction winners

Ofcom has announced the winners of the UK's 4G mobile spectrum auction.

Features: 
HTC announces flagship One smartphone

At an event in London today, HTC revealed its One smartphone, just as expected.

News: 
HTC One / M7 leaked image ahead of launch

Hours before the scheduled launch of the HTC One / M7, fresh images of the device have been leaked online. Here are the HTC One / M7 leaked images.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 to be launched on 14 March

Samsung's much talked about Galaxy S4 smartphone will be announced on 14 March in New York, according to the latest reports.

News: 
Windows Live Messenger to make way for Skype on 8 April

Microsoft has confirmed it will replace Windows Live Messenger, aka MSN Messenger, with Skype on 8 April.


 

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.

IDG UK Sites

Amazon Fire HD 6 is a really good value tablet. The Amazon Fire HD 7 isn't. Amazon Fire HD 6 and...

IDG UK Sites

Why Sony's PS4 2.0 update is every gamer's dream (well, mine at least)

IDG UK Sites

ACLU's Halloween-themed animation warns of dangers of ignoring threats to your privacy

IDG UK Sites

20 lesser-known tips for Mac OS X Yosemite: use Yosemite like an expert