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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: 
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini to go on sale 8 November

Samsung's latest smartphone, the Galaxy S3 Mini, will be available from UK operators and retailers on 8 November.

News: 
LG Google Nexus 4 goes up for pre-order in the UK

The LG Nexus 4, Google's latest smartphone, is avaialble for pre-order in the UK.

News: 
Microsoft sells 4 million Windows 8 upgrades

A total of 4 million Windows users have upgraded to Microsoft's latest operating system, Windows 8 during its opening launch weekend.

Features: 
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean FAQ: What you need to know

Everything you need to know about Google's Android 4.2 Jelly Bean mobile operating system for smartphones and tablets.

News: 
Google Nexus 10 price in UK and specs

Google has officially launched its 10.1in tablet, that's manufactured by Samsung. The Google Nexus 10 that launches next month comes with either…

News: 
Microsoft launches Windows Phone 8: details

Microsoft has introduced its smartphone OS Windows Phone 8 to accompany Windows 8.

News: 
Google brings Play Music to the UK

Google is introducing its Play Music store to the UK on 13 November.

News: 
Google announces LG Nexus 4, Nexus 10 and new Nexus 7 models

Google has announced its Nexus 4 smartphone, Nexus 10 tablet and new Nexus 7 models.

News: 
Exclusive: Google Nexus 7 32GB on sale in the UK

We can exclusively reveal that the 32GB model of Google's Nexus 7 tablet is on sale on the UK.

News: 
Google Nexus 7 16GB price drops to £169

Google's Nexus 7 tablet has seen a price drop to £169 at Currys and PC World indicating the arrival of a 32GB model.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


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...

News: 
Sonos adds Google Play Music streaming service to wireless Hi-Fi system

Shame it's not a Surface Pro for the desktop application. I've spoken to Sonos about Windows Phone support and they feel the platform doesn't have…

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Nokia Lumia 930 review: The flagship Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone

IDG UK Sites

Live Blog: Apple financial results, record June quarter, 35.2m iPhones sold, $37.4b revenue

IDG UK Sites

Welcome to the upgrade cycle - you'll never leave

IDG UK Sites

Why smartphone screens are getting bigger