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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: 
Motorola Moto G 4G LTE release date, price and specs: Now on sale in the UK

Motorola has upgraded the Moto G with 4G and a microSD card slot. Here's what you need to know about the new smartphone's release date, price and…

News: 
LG G3 release date, price and specs UK: Pre-order flagship smartphone now

LG announced the G3 smartphone, so here's everything you need to know, including price, release date, specs, features and more. Can the G3 beat…

News: 
Microsoft announces Nokia X2 Android smartphone: No UK release

Microsoft has announced it's first Nokia smartphone. It's called the Nokia X2 and it runs on Android.

Features: 
Google Glass release date, price and specs: now you can buy Google Glass in the UK

Google Glass is causing a stir in the technology world, and now you can buy a pair in the UK. Here's everything you need to know about the…

News: 
Google Glass UK release date and price confirmed: Explorer Programme arrives in Blighty

Google has launched Google Glass in the UK so you can buy it now via the Explorer Programme (if you can pay the price).

Features: 
Google UK product launch live blog: New Nexus, Play editions or Glass?

Google is launching a new product for the UK market so join our live blog to find out what it is.

Features: 
5 things we want from the LG G4: The LG G3, just better

The LG G3 is the best smartphone you can buy, but here's what we want to see from the LG G4.

Review: 
Vauxhall Adam IntelliLink and Advanced Park Assist review: Useful and affordable car tech upgrades

We test and review the optional caar tech which is available on the Vauxhall Adam including IntelliLink and Advanced Park Assist.

Review: 
LG G2 mini review: Mid-ranged G2 offers new colours and software features

Like many smartphone makers, LG has made a mini version of its flagship smartphone. Read our full review of the LG G2 mini.

Features: 
Samsung Galaxy S6: 5 things we want to see

We put together our wish list of features and improvements for the Samsung Galaxy S6. Can the Galaxy S5 be made into a winner?


 

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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