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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: 
Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Galaxy S5 mini comparison review: Price, specs and more

Samsung has just announced the Galaxy S5 mini so we've take a look at how it compares to the flagship Galaxy S5 including price, design and specs.

Review: 
HTC One mini 2 review: An attractively smaller and cheaper version of the flagship M8

Is the HTC One M8 too big and expensive? Read our review of the new HTC One mini 2.

Features: 
What is Cartoon HD: Is Cartoon HD safe? Alternative streaming apps

Cartoon HD has caused a storm but what is it and is the app safe? What about copycat alternatives and legitimate ones. We investigate.

Review: 
Spotify vs Google Music comparison review: What's the best music streaming service?

What's the best music streaming service? Find out in our Spotify vs Google Music comparison review.

News: 
Samsung launches Galaxy S5 mini smartphone: No UK release date or price yet

Samsung has confirmed details of the Galaxy S5 mini smartphone including full specs and release date.

Features: 
Nintendo E3 2014 games hands-on: Super Smash Bros, Mario Maker, Splatoon and more

We get some GamePad time with some of Nintendo's E3 2014 games including Super Smash Bros, Yoshi's Wooly World, Mario Maker and Splatoon.

News: 
iPhone 6 and iWatch touted in scam email: Aims to lure Apple fans who can't wait

Don't fall for the latest Apple scam which touts the iPhone 6 and iWatch.

News: 
Logitech announces Red Bull F1 UE Boom speaker: So special you can't buy one

Logitech's limited edition Red Bull UE Boom is so exclusive that money can't buy it.

News: 
Sony Xperia Z2 Compact (A2) release date, price and specs

We round up all the rumours on the Sony Xperia Z2 Compact including release date, price and specs.

Features: 
How to watch Glastonbury 2014 live coverage: TV, Online, Mobile and Radio

If you're not heading to Somerset for Glastonbury Festival 2014 but want to keep up with the music, here's how to watch live coverage from the…


 

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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Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs iPhone 5S comparison review: Metal smartphones fight

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Gateway to your kingdom: why everybody should check and update their broadband router

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Fonts review

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Best Mac? Complete Apple Mac buyers guide for 2014