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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: 
BBC iPlayer app gets major mobile update: iOS, Android and Windows Phone

The BBC has updated its iPlayer app for iOS, Android and Windows Phone with new features.

Features: 
Broadband speed test: How to test your internet speed

Want to know how speedy your broadband connection is? Here's how to test your internet speed on your desktop and mobile.

Features: 
LG G3 launch as it happened: Live blog and video stream as LG launches Quad HD smartphone

Watch again our live updated blog coverage and a video stream of the LG G3 launch where we bring you price, specs, release date and features of…

Review: 
LG G2 review: The best smartphone of 2013 - and still a great deal

LG's 2013 flagship LG G2 smartphone has been on the market for a while now, but even after the LG G3 launch it remains a great handset. Read our…

News: 
LG G Flex 2 gets release date and specs: First Android Silver device?

LG brought us teh first curved screen smartphone and the G Flex 2 is rumoured to launch in 2015 and be the first Android Silver device with a…

News: 
Watch_Dogs: UK release date, pre-order price and editions, trailers

Watch_Dogs will be one of Ubisoft's biggest 2014 launches. Here's what you need to know about the UK release date, pre-order pricing and game…

Video: 
Motorola Moto E vs Moto G video review: What's the best budget smartphone?

The Moto G is the king of budget smartphones but can Motorola outdo itself with the even cheaper Moto E? Find out in our Motorola Moto E vs Moto G…

Review: 
Motorola Moto E review: £89 budget smartphone sets new bar

Motorola's newest smartphone costs just £89 so set a new bar for budget handsets. Read our Motorola Moto E review to find out more.

Features: 
How to win 2048: How to play 2048 game and win

2048 is a tile based puzzle game available for iOS, Android and on the web. Here's how to play and win 2048.

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…


 

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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Samsung Galaxy S6 release date and specs rumours: When will the Galaxy S6 come out?

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Microsoft's all or nothing bet on Windows Phone is the best way forward

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Google adds better type rendering to its Chrome browser on Windows