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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: 
Orbitsound SB60 airSound Base review: An affordable and simple soundbar

Orbitsound's latest soundbar is the SB60 airSound Base. Read our review to see if it's a worthy addition to your TV.

Video: 
Galaxy S4 mini vs HTC One mini Android smartphone comparison review

Mini versions of flagship smartphones are all the rage, so we've put the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini up against the HTC One mini.

News: 
Lenovo to reinstate Start menu to Windows 8

Lenovo has decided enough is enough and will put the Start menu back for its Windows 8 PCs and laptops.

News: 
Smartphones to get Quad HD screens thanks to LG

Smartphones are set to go Quad HD with a new display from LG.

Review: 
HTC Desire C review: A cheap Android smartphone

The HTC Desire C is a cheap and very compact Google smartphone running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

News: 
HTC Zara to bring Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and Sense 5.5

A new HTC smartphone has been leaked online called the HTC Zara.

Features: 
Gamescom PlayStation event: Live video stream

Gamescom has kicked off in Cologne, Germany and you can get live video coverage of the PlayStation press conference event right here.

News: 
Nokia Bandit named as upcoming Windows Phone 8 phablet

Nokia's rumoured Windows Phone 8 phablet has been named as the Bandit.

News: 
iPad 5 and iPad mini 2 casing leaked online

Photos of the alleged iPad 5 and iPad mini 2 have been leaked online.

News: 
Tesco to launch an own-brand tablet

Tesco is allegedly preparing to enter the tablet market with its own device.


 

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.

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...

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Android One vs Android Silver vs Google Nexus: What is the difference?

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Apple updates MacBook Pro line-up: Price cuts & spec boosts for 6 MacBook Pro models

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Long live the internet fridge: the Internet of Things is coming

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How Prometheus' colourist Juan Ignacio Cabrera gave a tense, edgy feel to Chosen