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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: 
Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Galaxy Alpha comparison review: Alpha adds metal but suffers elsewhere

Samsung has announced the Galaxy Alpha which is a sort of metal version of the Galaxy S5. Read this comparison review to see how they compare.

Features: 
PlayStation Now release date and features: What is PlayStation Now?

Sony has announced PlayStation Now so here's everything you need to know about the cloud gaming service including release date and features.

Review: 
Motorola Moto G review and Moto G 4G LTE review: Still the best budget Android smartphone

Motorola's Moto G smartphone costs just £130 but offers great performance, features and build. Here's our full in-depth Moto G review.

News: 
Sony PlayStation TV release date, price and specs: What is PlayStation TV?

Sony announced PlayStation TV at E3 2014 and confirmed more details at Gamescom 2014 so here's what you need to know about its release date, price…

News: 
Sony PS4 system update 2.0 release date and new features: Share Play and YouTube

Sony's Gamescom 2014 event brought news of the PS4 system update 2.0. Here's what you need to know about its release date and new features.

Features: 
How to watch EA Gamescom live video stream 2014

Watch live video coverage of EA's press conference from Gamescom 2014 here.

News: 
Crystal Dynamics explains Rise of the Tomb Raider Xbox exclusive

Rise of the Tomb Raider has been confirmed as an Xbox exclusive so won't launch on PS4 or PC, at least at first.

Features: 
How to rip a DVD to a Mac or Windows PC: Step by step guide

Want to watch your DVD on your iPad or tablet? Want to copy your DVD collection to your hard drive? Here's how we recommend you go about doing it…

Features: 
How to call 0845, 0870 and 0800 numbers free from your mobile

It's that annoying moment when you need to call a helpline or similar from your mobile but you'll be charged extortionate amounts for it. Here's…

Features: 
How to watch Sony PlayStation Gamescom 2014 live video stream

Get all the latest PS4 news from Gamescom 2014 live with our video stream.


 

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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How to watch Samsung Galaxy Note 4 launch live: Unpacked 2014 Episode 2 at IFA

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How Apple, Adobe, Microsoft and others have let us down over UltraHD and hiDPI screens

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Miranda July's Somebody app offers a very unusual take on messaging

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