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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


Features: 
How to watch Sony Xperia Z3 launch live video: press conference IFA 2014

Get live coverage of Sony's IFA 2014 press conference where it will announce the Xperia Z3 and more devices including the Z3 Compact, Z3 Tablet…

News: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 release date, price and specs UK: new Note 4 pops up on Samsung's site

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will be unveiled on Wednesday, but it's already popped up its head on Samsung's mobile site. Here's everything we know…

News: 
What to expect at IFA 2014: New phones, tablets and watches from Samsung, Sony, LG, HTC, Motorola and Nokia

The IFA 2014 tradeshow comes to Berlin this week! We've rounded up all the best new phones, tablets, smartwatches and more that you can expect to…

News: 
Samsung Unpacked IFA 2014: What to expect, including Samsung Galaxy Note 4

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will be the star of Samsung's Unpacked event, but Samsung is likely to unveil more wearable tech at its IFA Unpacked…

Features: 
How to watch Samsung Galaxy Note 4 launch live: Unpacked 2014 Episode 2 at IFA

We bring you a live video stream of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 launch at Unpacked 2014 Episode 2.

News: 
New iPhone 6 release date, price, specs and features: 9 September launch confirmed

The new iPhone 6 is coming on 9 September! To help you know what to expect, here's our regularly updated iPhone 6 UK release date, price, specs…

News: 
New Google Nexus X release date, price and specs UK: Nexus 6 is Nexus X

The new Nexus smartphone, the Nexus X or Nexus 6 (codenamed Motorola Shamu), is thought to be the next flagship Android smartphone from Google. So…

News: 
Google Nexus 9 release date, price and specs: Processor, performance details leaked

Rumours are heating up over the possibility of a new Nexus 9 tablet, built by HTC and codenamed 'Volantis'. We round up the HTC / Google Nexus 9…

News: 
Surface Pro 3 release date, price and specs UK: Windows 8 tablet now on sale

Microsoft has launched the Surface Pro 3 Windows tablet, which goes on sale in the UK tomorrow. Here's what you need to know about the Surface Pro…

Video: 
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 video review: the best new compact tablet of 2014

Samsung's Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is the best new compact tablet of 2014. Check out our video review of the smaller Samsung Galaxy Tab S.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


Review: 
Nokia Lumia 930 hands-on review: The Windows Phone 8.1 flagship smartphone

I see your point but the Nexus 5 and LG G3 are two examples of thin phones with wireless charging built-in

News: 
Sony PlayStation TV release date, price and specs: What is PlayStation TV?

Can't see any reason why not. You don't have to hook a freeview box up to a TV if you don't want - a monitor is just a dumb TV really.

Features: 
How to watch E3 2014 live: Microsoft, EA, Sony, Ubisoft and Nintendo press conferences

Updated with links for all but Nintndo now. Enjoy

Review: 
Acer Aspire Switch 10 hands-on review: Windows 8 tablet and laptop in one device

The article says 'late May' which is what Acer said. So about now!

Review: 
Acer Aspire Switch 10 hands-on review: Windows 8 tablet and laptop in one device

There are 2 keyboards. One with a HDD and one without.

Review: 
Acer Aspire Switch 10 hands-on review: Windows 8 tablet and laptop in one device

I took a picture of it in my hand so I think it happened. The spec sheet I have says 585g for the tablet and 1.2kg for the keyboard with a hard drive.

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The 7 most ridiculous iPhone 6 rumours: what Apple WON'T reveal on 9 September