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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


Features: 
Windows 8 price in UK

Microsoft will change the price of Windows 8, its latest operating system, on February 1 2013. Here's everything you need to know about the…

News: 
Windows 8 price to soar on 1 February

The price of Windows 8 will rocket at the beginning of February as Microsoft's offers come to an end.

Features: 
Windows Phone 7.8 FAQ: What you need to know

Microsoft has announced Windows Phone 8, but existing users won't get it. Instead current users will be upgraded to Windows Phone 7.8. Here's…

News: 
Windows Phone 7.8 launching this month

Microsoft's Windows Phone 7.8 operating system will launch by the end of the month, according to O2.

News: 
HMV accepting gift vouchers from today

HMV has announced it will be once again accepting gift vouchers in store from today.

News: 
LG to up Nexus 4 production in February

LG will ramp up production of the Google Nexus 4 smartphone after higher than expected demand and isn't to blame for stock shortages.

Features: 
Sony unveils Xperia Tablet Z

Sony has decided to announce its Xperia Tablet Z post-CES.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 to get wireless charging

Samsung's yet to be announced Galaxy S4 smartphone will apparently feature wireless charging.

News: 
O2 urges industry to stop selling smartphone chargers

O2 has urged the mobile industry to quit selling smartphone charges with new handsets after a successful trial.

News: 
HTC M7 flagship smartphone leaked online

HTC's yet to be announced flagship smartphone, the M7, has been leaked.


 

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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