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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: 
Motorola Moto G vs Nokia Lumia 530 comparison: What's the best budget smartphone

Nokia has announced the Lumia 530 which sets its sights on the Motorola Moto G. Can it become the best budget smartphone? Read our Moto G vs Lumia…

Features: 
Nuance unveils Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13: Priced from £79

Nuance unveils Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 which is priced from £79 in the UK.

Features: 
The 37 best smartphones: The best phones you can buy in 2014

We rank and review the 37 best smartphones available to buy right now. Keep reading to find out what is the best phone of 2014 and which upcoming…

Features: 
14 best Windows Phones: What's the best Windows Phone you can buy in 2014?

We round up the 14 best Windows Phone smartphones you can buy today in the UK.

News: 
Nokia replaces budget Lumia 520 with 530: Release date, price and specs

Nokia, now under Microsoft, has fianlly replaced the budget Lumia 520 smartphone with the Lumia 530. Here's the UK release date, price and specs.

Review: 
Nokia Lumia 930 review: The best Windows Phone smartphone you can buy

The Nokia Lumia 930 introduces Windows Phone 8.1 to the high-end smartphone market so here's our in-depth review.

News: 
Nvidia Shield tablet confirmed: Release date, price and specs

Everything you need to know about the Nvidia Sheild tablet and accessories

Features: 
Best new technology products of July 2014: Smartphones, mini-drones and USB wall sockets

We round up the best new tech gadgets and products for July 2014 including 4K TV, smartphones, Raspberry Pi, mini-drones, Hi-Fi and a USB wall socket.

Review: 
Nexus 7 review: why the Nexus 7 is still the best tablet you can buy in 2014

Google's second-generation Nexus 7 remains the best 7-inch tablet you can buy in the UK in 2014, even without a 2014 update. Read 2014 Nexus 7…

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime / Galaxy F / Galaxy Alpha release date, price and specs

Is Samsung about to rectify the build quality problem of the Galaxy S5? Here's all you need to know about the Galaxy S5 Prime / Galaxy F / Galaxy…


 

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.

Review: 
Roku Streaming Stick review: Chromecast rival packs a punch

Fair comments, Mike. The remote thing is a personal choice but we definitely think most users will find it easier to understand and work the Roku…

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

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

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