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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: 
Windows Phone 8.1 and Cortana UK release date and new features: Get Cortana now in Beta

Microsoft has announced a free update for all Windows Phone 8 smartphones, adding a notification centre, a Siri-like personal assistant called…

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S5 mini release date, price and specs: On sale 7 August

Here's everything you need to know about the Samsung Galaxy S5 mini release date, price and specs.

News: 
It's Cortana vs Siri in Microsoft's latest Windows Phone advert

It's Cortana vs Siri as Microsoft is the latest to Apple-bash in a smartphone commercial.

News: 
The 15 weirdest computer mice in the world

You can't get much more mundane that a computer mouse, right? Wrong - as these 15 weird and wonderful input devices prove.

Video: 
How to set up and use Android Wear smartwatches

We show you how to setup and use Android Wear, Google's OS specifically for wearables like smartwatches.

News: 
Chromecast deals aplenty as gadget turns one: Discounts and free music streaming

To celebrate the Chromecast's first birthday there are some deals to be had including discounts and free Google Music All Access.

Features: 
5 things we want to see in Android M: New features and fixes

Android L isn't out yet but here's what we want to see from Android M.

Features: 
Google Fit vs Apple Health Kit: What's the difference?

Google Fit and Apple Health Kit are two new fitness features so we explain what they are and how they compare.

Review: 
LG G3 review: The best smartphone of 2014

LG is back with a new smartphone which aims to outpace the Samsung Galaxy S5, iPhone 5s, HTC One M8 and Sony Xperia Z2. Here's our full in-depth…

News: 
Contactless payments to launch on London public transport this year

Customers will be able to use a range of different contactless payment method on London public transport in September.


 

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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