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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: 
HPI Check app review: Avoid getting conned on a used car

If you're buying a used car, an HPI check is recommended. Here's our review of the HPI Check app.

Features: 
Smartphone buying advice: What to look out for when buying a smartphone in 2013

If you're looking to buy a smartphone but aren't quite sure what to look out for then you've come to the right place. Here is where we take you…

Features: 
Netflix vs Apple TV vs LoveFilm vs Now TV: What's the difference?

Confused about what the differences are between Netflix, Apple TV, LoveFilm and Now TV? We explain all you need to know in this comparison.

News: 
PS4 sales hit 2.1 million: Sony shrugs off criticism

Sony sells 2.1 million PS4s worldwide to achieve biggest console launch.

News: 
Apple offers discounted iPads, Macs and iPods for Black Friday

We round up Apple's Black Friday deals including iPads, MacBooks, iMacs and iPods.

News: 
Nokia Lumia 2520 release date, price and specs in the UK

Everything you need to know about the Nokia Lumia 2520 Windows RT 8.1 tablet including release date, price and full specifications.

Features: 
Should I buy a next-gen console: Is the PS4 and Xbox One worth it?

Is it worth splashing out on a PS4 or Xbox One console or will you be better off waiting to buy a next-gen console?

News: 
Argos ditches catalogues for iPads for digital concept stores

Argos will replace catalogues and pencils with iPads in digital concept stores.

Features: 
The 12 best smartphones for Christmas 2013

Android, iPhone, BlackBerry and Windows Phone. The 12 best smartphones to give this Christmas.

News: 
Microsoft to ditch on operating system: all bets on Windows RT

Microsoft will no longer offer three versions of Windows, admitting that it's confusing for consumers.


 

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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