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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: 
Samsung Galaxy S5 mini vs HTC One mini 2 comparison review: Design and price beats additional features

If you can't afford the HTC One M8 or Samsung Galaxy S5 perhaps a mini version will suit. Here we compare and review the Samsung Galaxy S5 mini vs…

Review: 
Osomount Push NFC review: A time saving car phone mount

Even the iPhone now has NFC so what can a car phone mount with the chip do? Read our Osomount Push NFC review to find out.

News: 
iPhone 6 NFC chip is restricted to ApplePay but may open to developers soon

The iPhone 6 finally has NFC but you can't do anything with it other than ApplePay.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 release date, price and specs UK: QuadHD screen, UV sensor, new S-Pen and more

Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy Note 4. Here's everything you need to know about the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 release date, price and specs in the UK

News: 
iPhone 6 pre-orders cancelled as Phones 4U closing down in the UK: EE and Vodafone cut ties

Major retailer Phones 4U has gone into administration leaving 5,500 jobs at risk and iPhone 6 pre-orders in the balance. Ordered an iPhone 6 from…

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

The iPhone 6 will go on sale this week and here are the best alternatives you can buy.

Review: 
iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 comparison review: Apple takes on Samsung once again in smartphone wars

It's one of the big match-ups of the year so here's our iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 comparison review.

Features: 
GTA 5 release date: Confirmed for PC, PS4 and Xbox One and confirmed by Rockstar

GTA 5 is a great game but it's only available for PS3 and Xbox 360. We take a look at the GTA V release dates for PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

News: 
4OD to become All 4 digital service next year: Will show TV from the future

The much loved 4OD service will become All 4 next year, Channel 4 has announced. Here's what you need to know about the new digital TV service.

Features: 
Where to buy iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in the UK: Price, pre-orders, 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.


 

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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