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Chris Martin

Chris Martin

Chris is a Senior Staff Writer 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: 
UK Broadband launches 4G network

UK Broadband has announced that its 4G network is live, beating EE to the post.

Video: 
Toshiba Z930 video review

The Toshiba Portégé Z930-108 is an ultraportable laptop for business users. Here's our Toshiba Portégé Z930-108 video review.

News: 
4G launch date in UK

EE, formally Everything Everywhere, has announced the launch date of the UK's first 4G network. Keep reading to find out the 4G launch date for…

News: 
BBC launches iPlayer Radio app

The BBC has launched its iPlayer Radio app for smartphones, tablets and PCs.

News: 
Apple places order for 10 million iPad Minis

Apple has supposedly ordered 10 million iPad Minis to be manufactured.

News: 
LG Optimus G Nexus specification revealed

Specifications of the LG Optimus G Nexus have been revealed online ahead of launch.

News: 
Windows Phone 8 to launch on 29 October

Microsoft has sent out invitations for a Windows Phone 8 launch event on 29 October.

News: 
LG to make next Google Nexus smartphone

LG will be the firm behind the next and upcoming Google Nexus smartphone.

News: 
4G vs 3G network hands-on speed test

EE will launch the UK's first 4G network at the end of the month and we've been able to test it, hands-on.

News: 
Ofcom speeds up 4G roll out

Ofcom has brought forward the roll out of 4G services in the UK.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


Review: 
Samsung Gear 2 Neo: World's first Tizen smartwatch is impressive

Clove has it in stock http://www.clove.co.uk/samsung...

News: 
Sonos adds Google Play Music streaming service to wireless Hi-Fi system

Shame it's not a Surface Pro for the desktop application. I've spoken to Sonos about Windows Phone support and they feel the platform doesn't have…

Review: 
HTC One M8 vs iPhone 5s comparison review: Duo Camera takes on Touch ID fingerprint scanner

You'll be asleep for a while. The iPhone 5s is still relevant despite being around for a few months now and will be until probably September. And…

Review: 
HTC One M8 vs iPhone 5s comparison review: Duo Camera takes on Touch ID fingerprint scanner

Added both. We hadn't finished testing the HTC battery life.

Review: 
HTC One M8 vs iPhone 5s comparison review: Duo Camera takes on Touch ID fingerprint scanner

There's no clear winner so we don't want to pick one for the sake of it. The idea is to highlight the pros and cons of each to help people decide…

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

Price isn't everything and while it has a great spec for the price, it can't compete with the big boys. It does top our budget smartphone chart.…

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z2 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 comparison review: Android flagship are closely matched

So hardware is more important than software to you?

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z2 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 comparison review: Android flagship are closely matched

Hey guys, I've added the stereo speakers and headphone to the 'unique features section'. Thanks for pointing it out. Chris

News: 
Apple announces CarPlay as 'iPhone in the car' system

A great question and one which we will answer as soon as we can. Thanks, Erik.

Review: 
Huawei MediaPad X1 hands-on review: A Nexus 7 rival which is sadly a phablet

Our expert verdict is that it would work better as a tablet rather than a phablet. Feel free to disagree.

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Apple financial results: iPhones, iPads & Macs sales for Apple's Q2 2014, plus shares to split

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Twitter - not news

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