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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: 
Windows 8 Store reaches 20,000 apps

Microsoft's Windows Store for Windows 8 desktops and tablets has passed the 20,000 app mark but still lacks the big names.

News: 
HTC DNA Deluxe not coming to Europe

HTC's DNA full HD smartphone won't be hitting Europe in its international form of the Deluxe DLX, but may arrive under another name.

Features: 
Best place to buy Nexus 10

If you're looking to purchase Google's Nexus 10 tablet then you've come to the right place. We've rounded up all your buying options for the…

News: 
Apple discounts iPads, MacBooks and iPods for Black Friday

Apple discounts iPad 4, iPad 2, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iPod touch and iPod nano for Black Friday.

News: 
Amazon drops Kindle Fire to £99

Now is the time to pick up Amazon's Kindle Fire. The tablet is reduced to £99 in the firm's Black Friday Deals.

News: 
Samsung adds iPad mini, iPad 4 and iPod touch to patent lawsuit

Samsung takes aim at Apple's iPad mini, iPad 4 and iPod touch in latest patent battle.

News: 
EE and Vodafone users to get free Tube Wi-Fi

EE and Vodafone have struck a deal with Virgin Media to offer their customers free Tube Wi-Fi from early 2013.

Review: 
Nokia Lumia 820 review

The Nokia Lumia 820 may be overshadowed by the Lumia 920 but this Windows Phone 8 smartphone shouldn't be simply bypassed. Read our Nokia Lumia…

Features: 
EE 4G in the UK: what you need to know

EE, formally Everything Everywhere, has switched on its 4G mobile network in the UK today so we're here to answer all your burning questions.

News: 
EE launches 4G LTE SIM-only deals

EE has launched its 4G SIM-only deals offering 500MB of data for £21 per month.


 

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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Apple updates MacBook Pro line-up: Price cuts & spec boosts for 6 MacBook Pro models

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Long live the internet fridge: the Internet of Things is coming

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