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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: 
Exclusive: Samsung exits laptop market including Chromebooks

Following in Sony's footsteps, Samsung has stopped sales of its laptops in Europe.

Features: 
How to use Street View on Android: Avoid getting lost by seeing your destination before you leave

How to see your destination before you leave with Street View on Android.

Features: 
Where to buy iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in the UK: iPhone 6 UK price, deals and contracts

We round up all the price, release date, deals and contracts for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in the UK which both go on sale today, 19 September.

Video: 
iPhone 6 Plus video review: iPhone 6 Plus is just too big and too expensive

The iPhone 6 Plus is 5.5in and £619 but should you buy one? Find out in our iPhone 6 Plus video review.

News: 
Phones 4U partially saved by EE, Vodafone and Dixons Carphone: Remaining stores close and staff lose jobs

The mobile networks which put smartphone retailer, Phones 4U, in trouble have snap up stores for rebranding, saving many jobs in the process.

Review: 
Moto G2 (2014) vs Moto E comparison review: New Moto G is worth the extra cash

Motorola has updated the Moto G again with a 2014 but how does it compare to the cheaper Moto E? Find out in our Moto G2 vs Moto E comparison review.

Features: 
Best new technology products of September 2014: The best gadgets from IFA

We round up the best new products and gadgets from IFA 2014, in Berlin.

Features: 
The 44 best smartphones UK: The best mobile phones you can buy in 2014

We rank and review the 44 best smartphones available to buy right now. Keep reading to find out what is the best phone of 2014 and which upcoming…

News: 
Apple Mac OS X Yosemite release date, price and new features: When is Yosemite coming out?

Everything you need to know about OS X 10.10 Yosemite for Mac including release date, price and new features.

Features: 
The best iPhone 6 alternatives: Price and specs compared with the best smartphones

The iPhone 6 will goes on sale today, 19 September, and here are the best alternatives and rivals you can buy.


 

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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