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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: 
Apple iPad mini 2 Retina vs original iPad mini comparison review

Now that Apple has launched an updated iPad mini, which one is the better deal? Should you save money and buy the old model or stump up the extra…

Video: 
Sony Xperia Z Ultra review - a phablet that's just too big

Sony is looking to take top spot in the phablet world with the Sony Xperia Z Ultra. Watch our Sony Xperia Z Ultra video review to find out if it's…

Video: 
Sony SmartWatch 2 video review: a much-improved smart watch over the first generation

Sony is back with its SmartWatch 2 which is slimmer, more stylish and better than the original. Here's our video review.

News: 
Spotify Mobile goes free for everyone: Except Windows Phone and BlackBerry

Spotify now available on iOS and Android for free.

News: 
SteamOS to launch tomorrow as Xbox One hits 2 million sales

Valve launching SteamOS tomorrow with prototype Machine and Controller.

News: 
Asda to follow Aldi LifeTab and Tesco Hudl by launching own-brand tablet

Asda will follow Tesco and Aldi's lead in launching an own-brand tablet.

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z Ultra review: a 6.4-inch Android phablet

Sony has joined the emerging phablet market with its Xperia Z Ultra. Check out our Sony Xperia Z Ultra review to find out more.

News: 
Nokia tipped to launch an Android smartphone codenamed 'Normandy'

Nokia is thought to be working on an Android smartphone, despite looming Microsoft takeover.

News: 
Windows 8 Start menu to return with 'Threshold' update

Threshold updates for Windows 8 will bring back the Start menu

Features: 
How to record, edit and share Xbox One gameplay footage

A guide to recording, editing and sharing your Xbox One gameplay footage.


 

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.

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...

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