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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: 
Acer Liquid Jade hands-on review: Acer's best smartphone yet

The Acer Liquid Jade will cost just £229 but doesn't feel like a budget smartphone. Read our Acer Liquid Jade hands-on review.

News: 
Three customers gain free London Underground Wi-Fi

95 percent of Londoners can now get free Wi-Fi internet access at Underground tube stations.

News: 
Microsoft cuts 18,000 jobs and ends Nokia X Android phones

Microsoft has announced a major company reshuffle which will see 18,000 job cuts and the end of Nokia X Android phones.

Video: 
HTC One mini 2 video review: A smaller, cheaper M8

Take a look at the HTC One mini 2, a smaller and cheaper version of the flasgship M8.

News: 
Amazon launching Kindle Unlimited subscription service

Amazon has let slip that it will launch Kindle Unlimited giving access to unrestricted e-books and audiobooks.

News: 
Microsoft smartwatch release date, price and specs: Set to rival Android Wear and iWatch

Microsoft is working on a smartwatch and activity tracker focused on health and fitness to rival Android Wear and the rumoured iWatch. Here's…

News: 
Nokia releases Windows Phone 8.1 Cyan update for Lumia smartphones

Nokia has released the Cyan Windows Phone 8.1 update for Lumia smartphones bringing new features including Cortana and Action Center.

Review: 
Sony PlayStation TV hands-on review: Pint-sized micro-console with huge potential

We've taken a look at the Sony PlayStation TV micro-console streaming box which will launch later this year. Read our Sony PlayStation TV hands-on…

Features: 
Google Project Ara modular smartphone release date and price: Shipping this month

Google's Project Ara - if successful - would allow you to build your own smartphone. We explain how it works, including release date and price.…

Video: 
Martian Notifier video review: The smartwatch which doesn't look like one

We review the Martian Notifier, the smartwatch which doesn't look like one.


 

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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