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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


Video: 
Acer Aspire Switch 10 video review: A Windows 8 hybrid on a budget

The Acer Aspire Switch 10 is a cheap laptop and tablet in one. Watch our video review to find out more about this Windows 8.1 gadget.

Review: 
Motorola Moto G vs Nokia Lumia 530 comparison: What's the best budget smartphone

Nokia has announced the Lumia 530 which sets its sights on the Motorola Moto G. Can it become the best budget smartphone? Read our Moto G vs Lumia…

Features: 
Nuance unveils Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13: Priced from £79

Nuance unveils Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 which is priced from £79 in the UK.

Review: 
Nokia Lumia 930 review: The best Windows Phone smartphone you can buy

The Nokia Lumia 930 introduces Windows Phone 8.1 to the high-end smartphone market so here's our in-depth review.

News: 
Nvidia Shield tablet confirmed: Release date, price and specs

Everything you need to know about the Nvidia Shield tablet and accessories

Features: 
Best new technology products of July 2014: Smartphones, mini-drones and USB wall sockets

We round up the best new tech gadgets and products for July 2014 including 4K TV, smartphones, Raspberry Pi, mini-drones, Hi-Fi and a USB wall socket.

Review: 
Nexus 7 review: why the Nexus 7 is still the best tablet you can buy in 2014

Google's second-generation Nexus 7 remains the best 7-inch tablet you can buy in the UK in 2014, even without a 2014 update. Read 2014 Nexus 7…

Features: 
OnePlus Two release date rumours: Knock on Wood announcement is bamboo cover

Rumours have started on a OnePlus Two smartphone and something will be announced on 22 July with the teaser 'knock on wood'.

Features: 
LG G3 S (Beat) release date, price and specs: UK price confirmed

LG has unveiled a mini version of the G3 smartphone. Here's what you need to know about the LG G3 S release date, price and specs.

News: 
BBC website and iPlayer suffer weekend outage: 'severe load' on servers suggests DDoS attack

The BBC hit technical problems over the weekend affecting its website and iPlayer service. Issues are still ongoing.


 

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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