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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: 
BBM Voice brings free calls over Wi-Fi

BBM Voice for BlackBerry allows users to make free phone calls using any Wi-Fi connection.

Review: 
HP Envy 6-1006ea Sleekbook review

The HP Envy 6 Sleekbook is one of AMD's answers to Intel's Ultrabook category of laptops. Read our HP Envy 6-1006ea Sleekbook review to find out…

News: 
Why did Microsoft fire Steven Sinofsky?

In a sudden change, Microsoft has announced that Steven Sinofsky, President of Windows, has left the company. The question on everyone's lips is…

Features: 
Acer launches £199 C7 Chromebook

Acer has launched its C7 Chromebook, a sub £200 laptop running Google's Chrome OS.

Video: 
iPad with Retina Display video review

With 4G connectivity the iPad 4 is the quickest iPad yet and a solid choice for a tablet in which we can barely find fault. Here's our iPad with…

News: 
Apple and HTC settle smartphone patent dispute

Smartphone vendors Apple and HTC have settled a long lasting patent dispute with a 10 year license agreement.

News: 
Ofcom finalises 4G LTE auction plans

Finalised plans for the UK's 4G LTE mobile spectrum auction have been announced by Ofcom.

Review: 
Microsoft Surface RT review

The Surface RT is Microsoft's first own-brand tablet running on its Windows RT operating system. Find out what we think of the Surface RT in our…

Features: 
iPhone 5 UK price and mobile network round-up

Everything you need to know about getting your hands on Apple's new flagship smartphone, the iPhone 5, and get the best deal.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S3 best-selling smartphone ahead of Apple's iPhone

Samsung's flagship Galaxy S3 smartphone has outsold Apple's iPhone 4S to become the world's best-selling smartphone.


 

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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