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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


News: 
Microsoft confirms 200 million Windows 8 licenses sold: Still short of Windows 7

After a long period of silence on the matter Microsoft has announced updated Windows 8 sales figures.

Review: 
Jolla smartphone review: The iPhone and Android alternative with Sailfish OS

There's a new smartphone and mobile operating system on the block. Here's our full review of the Sailfish OS Jolla smartphone.

Features: 
LG unveils G Pro 2 ahead of MWC: 4k video, Android KitKat and unique software

Smartphones for MWC 2014 are being announced ahead of the show. LG has announced the G Pro 2.

Review: 
LG G Pad 8.3 review: A great Android tablet at a great price

LG's latest stab at the tablet market is the G Pad 8.3 which will compete with the iPad mini and Nexus 7. Here's our full review of the LG G Pad 8.3.

News: 
Microsoft tipped to bring Android apps to Windows and Windows Phone 8

With Windows Phone struggling to compete with Apple and Google, Microsoft might be adding support for Android apps.

News: 
New smartphones to expect at MWC 2014: What will Samsung, Sony, LG, HTC, Nokia and BlackBerry launch?

Here we give you a sneak peak at the smartphones which will and could be making waves at MWC including Samsung, Sony, Nokia, LG, HTC and BlackBerry.

News: 
Why MediaTek's MT6595 processor will result in a sub £200 iPhone rival

We explain why the MediaTek MT6595 processor will pave the way for budget rivals to the iPhone and other flagship smartphones.

Video: 
LG G Pad 8.3 video review: An 8in Android tablet for £199 is a steal

The LG G Pad 8.3 is a premium tablet with a budget price. See what we make of this Android tablet in our view review.

News: 
Samsung teases Galaxy S5 software icons for Unpacked 5 on 24 Feb

With less than two weeks to go before the expected Galaxy S5 launch, Samsung has teased software on Twitter.

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.


 

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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