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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: 
Apple and Google accused of fleecing customers with tablet storage

Which? report condemns Apple and Google for huge mark-up on tablet storage.

Review: 
Nexus 5 vs Moto G comparison review: Which value smartphone should you buy?

We compare the value for money Nexus 5 and Moto G to help you decide which is the best smartphone for you.

News: 
Tesco offers free unlimited broadband for a year: limited time offer

Tesco is offering free unlimited broadband for a year.

Review: 
BT Home Hub 5 review: A cheap 11ac router with great performance and features

BT's Home Hub has reached its fifth-generation so here's our review of the Home Hub 5, BT's latest and greatest router.

Features: 
How to stop Android apps automatically updating

Here's a step by step guide on how to stop Android smartphone and tablet apps from automatically updating.

News: 
Google and Microsoft pledge to block child pornography in search results

Google and Microsoft plan to block child abuse images on search engines.

News: 
Google and HP pull Chromebook 11 from shelves due to overheating chargers

Overheating chargers have forced HP and Google top stop selling the Chromebook 11 laptop.

News: 
What happened to the Argos MyTablet? Why the budget Android tablet is out of stock

We explain why the budget Argos MyTablet is no longer on sale.

News: 
Lenovo pips LG to podium in smartphone market while Samsung strengthens lead

Lenovo is making a name for itself in the smartphone market by taking third place from LG. Next up, Apple and Samsung.

Video: 
Google Nexus 5 video review: A flagship Android smartphone for half the price

We take a look at the Nexus 5 smartphone from Google and LG. Is this flagship Android handset too good to be true?


 

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…

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Nokia replaces budget Lumia 520 with 530: Release date, price and specs

IDG UK Sites

Live Blog: Apple financial results, record June quarter, 35.2m iPhones sold, $37.4b revenue

IDG UK Sites

Welcome to the upgrade cycle - you'll never leave

IDG UK Sites

How to make an 'Apple iWatch' using an iPod nano and a 3D printer