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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: 
Orange to pre-load Android phones with Lookout security

Orange has announced it will sell smartphones pre-loaded with Lookout security from early 2013.

News: 
Sony Xperia phones get Ice Cream Sandwich update

Sony is updating some of its Xperia smartphones with an Android Ice Cream Sandwich firmware. It has confirmed some handsets will get 4.1 Jelly Bean.

Features: 
Nintendo Wii U review of reviews

Nintendo's latest games console is upon us in the form of the Wii U. Here's our Wii U review of reviews.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 and Note 3 could have flexible displays

Samsung's Galaxy S4 and Note 3 could be the first smartphones to market with flexible displays.

News: 
Text messaging turns 20

The humble SMS (short message service), aka the text message, has turned 20 today.

Review: 
Microsoft Surface Pro vs Surface RT comparison review

Microsoft has the Surface Pro and the Surface RT, but what's the difference between these two Windows 8 tablets? We investigate in our Surface Pro…

Features: 
Microsoft Surface Pro price in the UK

Microsoft has announced US pricing for its Surface Pro tablet, so here's our analysis on the UK price.

News: 
Apple launches iTunes 11

After being delayed by Apple, iTunes 11 is now available to download for Mac and PC users.

Review: 
HTC Windows Phone 8X review

The HTC Windows Phone 8X is HTC's flagship, er, Windows Phone 8 phone. It's one of five handsets for Microsoft's new mobile operating system, but…

News: 
UPDATE: WhatsApp hoax latest details

A hoax spam message has done the rounds on WhatsApp after a bug caused an error message.


 

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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