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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: 
Archos Smart Home hands-on review: Monitor and control your home at a reasonable price

Monitor and control your home with your smartphone or tablet with the Archos Smart Home. Here's our hands-on review.

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact review: A flagship smartphone in a manageable size

A top-spec smartphone in a handset which isn't huge? Here's our full Sony Xperia Z1 Compact review.

News: 
BlackBerry to launch new smartphones at MWC 2014: Firm hasn't given up just yet

BlackBerry hasn't given up on the smartphone market with multiple handsets due to launch next month at MWC.

News: 
Samsung to rival Google Glass with Galaxy Glass

Samsung is planning to reveal its own smart glasses at IFA called Galaxy Glass.

News: 
Archos smartwatches hands-on pictures: Future budget smartwatches 2014

Smartwatches are about to get more affordable. We take a look at Archos' cheap smartwatch line-up for 2014.

Review: 
Archos Helium 50 smartphone hands-on review: Affordable 4G handsets

Want a 4G smartphone at a reasonable price? Read our Archos Helium 50 hands-on review.

News: 
Fallout 4: Release date and detail rumours

When will Fallout 4 be launched? We investigate the game's possible release date.

News: 
Google and Samsung sign long-term patent deal: Less litigation, more innovation

Google and Samsung agree to share patent portfolios to crack down on lawsuits and encourage innovation.

News: 
uSwitch announces best broadband awards 2014: All 12 winners

All 12 winners of the uSwitch broadband awards have been announced and we've got all of them.

Features: 
What is a smartwatch? Wearable technology explained

We explain the ins and outs of smartwatches. What are they, what can they do, how much do they cost and what to consider before buying.


 

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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