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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: 
Google launches Play Store magazines

Google has confirmed it will add magazines to the UK Play Store later today.

Features: 
Olive Media announces Olive One music streamer

Olive Media will launch its Olive One HD music streamer next year through crowdfunding platform IndieGoGo.

Features: 
HTC announces One SV smartphone

HTC has unveiled its One SV, a mid-range Android smartphone with support for 4G mobile broadband.

Features: 
Lenovo announces ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch Ultrabook

Lenovo claims its Windows 8 powered ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch is the Ultrabook to beat.

News: 
Gmail suffers global service disruption

Google experiences service disruption with its Gmail service yesterday.

Video: 
HTC Windows Phone 8X video review

The HTC Windows Phone 8X is HTC's flagship Windows Phone 8 handset, priced at £399 on a SIM-free basis, the same as rival Nokia Lumia 820. Here's…

News: 
Motorola announces Android 4.1 Jelly Bean updates

Motorola's Razr smartphones are due to get an update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

News: 
Barnes & Noble launches Nook Video store

Nook HD and Nook HD+ users can now stream and download videos via Barnes & Noble's Nook Video Store.

Video: 
Google Nexus 4 video review

Google's new Nexus 4 smartphone is the firm's latest flaghip Android phone. Here's our video review of this superb device.

News: 
Spotify adds Follow and Discover tabs

Spotify has added Discovery and Follow features to its music streaming service to allow users to find new music easier.


 

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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Moto G2 (2014) vs Moto E comparison review: New Moto G is worth the extra cash

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Is Apple losing confidence in itself?

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Oculus Rift 'Crescent Bay' prototype hands-on: it's an amazing experience

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How (and where) to buy an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus in the UK. Plus: What to do if you pre-ordered...