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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 Iconia One 7 hands-on review: Budget Android tablet is cheap and cheerful but nothing more

Acer's latest budget Android tablet is the Iconia One 7 so read our hands-on review to see if this colourful device can crack the formula.

Review: 
Acer Iconia Tab 7 hands-on review: Budget Android tablet has 3G data and phone calls

Acer's new Iconia Tab 7 is a budget Android tablet with 3G connectivity and the ability to make calls. Read our hands-on review.

News: 
Acer announces Liquid Jade smartphone and Liquid Leap smartwatch

Acer has announced the Android Liquid Jade smartphone and a Liquid Leap smartwatch in New York.

News: 
Apple CarPlay release date, price and features. Plus: Pioneer and Alpine aftermarket headunits

Apple's CarPlay system allow you to safely use iOS in the car by connecting your iPhone to your car stereo. Here's what you need to know including…

News: 
64-bit Android smartphones and tablets arriving this year: Better battery life and performance

ARM has revealed it is confident that Android smartphones and tablets will have 64-bit processors in time for Christmas.

News: 
Lytro Illum release date, price and specs: Light field camera goes 3D

Lytro has revealed its new Light Field Camera so here's the Lytro Illum's release date, price and specs.

News: 
Microsoft to boost Windows Phone with Nokia acquisition: Closes the deal this week

Microsoft has confirmed it will complete its buyout of Nokia this week enabling Windows Phone adoption to accelerate.

News: 
Netflix to introduce price increase: New subcribers to start with

Netflix has confirmed that it will increase its prices for new customers so it can invest in new content and service quality.

Review: 
Samsung Gear 2 review: Classy Tizen smartwatch is too expensive

Samsung's latest smartwatch is the Gear 2 but is this Tizen OS wearable worth the high price tag? Read our Samsung Gear 2 review.

News: 
Get 4G and free phone charging at Glastonbury Festival 2014 with EE

Glastonbury festival has named EE as its technology partner and will offer a bespoke 4G network as well as free phone charging.


 

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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OnePlus Two release date rumours: Something's happening on 22 July

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

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5 reasons to buy an electric car and 5 reasons not to

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Evernote Skitch: the best way for creatives to doodle feedback