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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: 
Tesco Hudl review: excellent Android tablet with good specs and better price tag

The Tesco Hudl is a desirable Android tablet that comes with good specs and an incredible £119 price tag. Read our Tesco Hudl review to find out more.

Features: 
The 5 best Android fitness apps: Get healthy with your smartphone

We've rounded up and ranked the five best Android apps for health and fitness. Get exercising with your smartphone.

News: 
Windows Phone 8.1 update will bring notification centre called Action Center

Windows Phone users will be treated to a much needed Action Center in the 8.1 update.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S5 case suggests square design as benchmarks reveal specs

Samsung's Galaxy S5 hasn't been announced but you can already buy a case for the smartphone.

Features: 
How to reset a forgotten iPad or iPhone passcode: Restore your device with iTunes

A step by step guide on what to do when you've forgotten your iPad or iPhone passcode. Fix and restore your iOS device with iTunes.

News: 
HTC tipped to make Nexus tablet in 2014: A new Nexus 10 is on the cards

HTC is being tipped to make a new Nexus tablet with Google later this year.

Features: 
How to watch the Winter Olympics live: Stream Sochi 2014 online on iPad, iPhone, Android, PC and laptop

Here's how to get live coverage of the Winter Olympics from Sochi on TV, iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, PC, laptop and radio.

News: 
Sony sells Vaio PC business to focus on smartphones and tablets: job cuts incoming

Sony has confirmed that it is selling its Vaio PC business and restructuring its TV division. The firm will focus on smartphones and tablets.

News: 
BT is first pay-TV provider to offer films to buy and keep

BT has become the first pay-TV provider to offer customers films to buy and keep.

News: 
Bright Red Google Nexus 5 goes official: On sale now at Google Play

That rumoured red Nexus 5 edition is now official and available to buy.


 

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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45 Best Android games: top Android games for your smartphone or tablet in 2014 (24 are free!)

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How Apple, Adobe, Microsoft and others have let us down over UltraHD and hiDPI screens

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Do you have the X-Factor too? Mix Off app puts fans in the frame

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iPad Pro release date, rumours and leaked images - 12.9 screen 'coming in 2015'