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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


Features: 
New Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (2014): Release date, price and specs UK

Amazon has updated its Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 tablet for 2014 and it's lighter than the iPad Air. Here's what you need to know about the Amazon…

Features: 
New Amazon Kindle Fire HD6 and Fire HD7: Release date, price and specs

Amazon's new Fire HD tablet come in two different sizes starting at £79. Here's what you need to know about the Kindle Fire HD6 and Fire HD7.

Review: 
Moto G vs Moto G2 (2014) comparison review: Best budget smartphone gets bigger but loses 4G

Motorola has updated the Moto G smartphone for a second time so read our Moto G vs Moto G2 (2014) comparison review to see what's new.

Features: 
5 reasons not to wait for the Apple Watch: Why you shouldn't buy the iWatch

The Apple Watch may have received a standing ovation but here are five reasons to to wait for the iWatch.

News: 
Google Nexus 9 release date, price and specs UK: HTC tablet confirmed by nVidia

Rumours are heating up over the possibility of a new Nexus 9 tablet, built by HTC and codenamed 'Volantis'. We round up the Google Nexus 9 release…

News: 
Nexus 8 release date, price and specs UK: New tablet to arrive with Android L

The Nexus 8 is thought to be Google's next Android tablet, and could arrive with Android L. Here's everything we can tell you about the Nexus 8…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S5 mini vs HTC One mini 2 comparison review: Design and price beats additional features

If you can't afford the HTC One M8 or Samsung Galaxy S5 perhaps a mini version will suit. Here we compare and review the Samsung Galaxy S5 mini vs…

Review: 
Osomount Push NFC review: A time saving car phone mount

Even the iPhone now has NFC so what can a car phone mount with the chip do? Read our Osomount Push NFC review to find out.

News: 
iPhone 6 NFC chip is restricted to ApplePay but may open to developers soon

The iPhone 6 finally has NFC but you can't do anything with it other than ApplePay.

News: 
iPhone 6 pre-orders cancelled as Phones 4U closing down in the UK: EE and Vodafone cut ties

Major retailer Phones 4U has gone into administration leaving 5,500 jobs at risk and iPhone 6 pre-orders in the balance. Ordered an iPhone 6 from…


 

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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Windows 9 release date, price, features: Windows 9 beta leaked ahead of 30 September unveiling

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Is Apple losing confidence in itself?

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The Samsung Gear VR is better than the Oculus Rift (kinda)

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How (and where) to buy an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus in the UK. Plus: How to buy an iPhone 6 today