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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


Review: 
HTC One M8 review: Better than the original and now with a microSD card slot

HTC has launched a new version of its flagship smartphone for 2014 to take on the Samsung Galaxy S5, Sony Xperia Z2 and iPhone 5S. Here's our HTC…

News: 
EE Eagle announced as budget tablet to rival iPad mini and Nexus 7

EE has announced a range of new bird-themed own-brand devices including the Eagle tablet, and Buzzard, Osprey and Kite Wi-Fi dongles.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S5 review: Flagship smartphone doesn't match up to rivals

The Galaxy S5 has arrived and we're not exactly blown away. Find out why in our in-depth Samsung Galaxy S5 review.

News: 
Surface Pro 3 release date, Surface Pro 3 UK price, Surface Pro 3 specs: how much is the Surface Pro 3?

Microsoft has launched the Surface Pro 3 Windows tablet. Here's what you need to know about the Surface Pro 3 release date, price and specs.

Features: 
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 launch as it happened: Microsoft launches thinner, lighter, cheaper tablet to take on MacBook Air

Microsoft today launched a new thinner, lighter Surface Pro 3 tablet. This 12in Windows tablet offers Core i7 performance in a 9.1mm shell, and…

Video: 
Huawei Ascend P7 video review: Sleek smartphone takes on Galaxy S5 and other flagships

Watch our video review to see if Huawei can take on the big players of the smartphone market with the Ascend P7.

News: 
Lumia 630 gets release date: £89 price rivals Motorola Moto E

Microsoft has confirmed that the Lumia 630 smartphone will be released next week with a budget price of £89, taking aim at Motorola's Moto E.

Features: 
Best mobile phone deals: HTC One M8 best deals UK

We've searched high and low for the best deals on the HTC One M8 smartphone so here they are including contracts and SIM-free.

Features: 
Best mobile phone deals: Samsung Galaxy S5 best deals UK

We round up the best deals in the UK for the Samsung Galaxy S5 including mobile networks and retailers.

Review: 
Huawei Ascend P7 review: Firm's best smartphone is sleek and affordable but let down by software

After launching the Ascend P6 last year, Huawei is back with a new flagship Android smartphone. Here's our full Huawei Ascend P7 review.


 

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…

Review: 
HTC One M8 vs iPhone 5s comparison review: Duo Camera takes on Touch ID fingerprint scanner

You'll be asleep for a while. The iPhone 5s is still relevant despite being around for a few months now and will be until probably September. And…

Review: 
HTC One M8 vs iPhone 5s comparison review: Duo Camera takes on Touch ID fingerprint scanner

Added both. We hadn't finished testing the HTC battery life.

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13in MacBook Air review, Apple's MacBook Air 2014 reviewed

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