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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


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 flagship Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone

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…

News: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 release date, price and specs: first 4K phone to get Retina scanner and UV sensor

Samsung's next flagship Android smartphone will be the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. It's tipped to have a 5.7in, 4k screen, a Retina scanner and a UV…

News: 
O2 to sell exclusive red HTC One M8

O2 will exclusively sell a red model of the HTC One M8 Android smartphone next month.

Features: 
OnePlus Two release date rumours: Knock on Wood announcement is bamboo cover

Rumours have started on a OnePlus Two smartphone and something will be announced on 22 July with the teaser 'knock on wood'.

Features: 
The 14 best budget smartphones 2014: What's the best budget smartphone?

If you want a smartphone that won't break the bank then you've come to the right place. Here are the 14 best budget smartphones available to buy…


 

Comments by Chris Martin


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...

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…

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