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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


Features: 
Nokia Lumia 1020 release date, price and specs in the UK: When can I get the Lumia 1020?

Nokia's Lumia 1020, with its 41 Mp camera, is almost here. Here's what you need to know about its release date, price and specs.

Review: 
iPhone 4S vs iPhone 5C vs iPhone 5S: What iPhone should I buy 2013?

Apple has introduced the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C, discontinued the iPhone 5 and left the iPhone 4S on sale. Asking yourself 'Which iPhone Should I…

News: 
O2 4G delayed for iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C: Smartphones need an update

O2 customers with an iPhone 5S or iPhone 5C will have to wait for an update to use 4G data.

Review: 
Apple iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy S4 comparison review: Flagship smartphones go toe to toe

Apple's new flagship smartphone is the iPhone 5S. So how does it stack up to Samsung's Galaxy S4? We take a look in our iPhone 5S vs Galaxy S4…

Features: 
iOS 7 release date, new features, which iPhones, iPods, iPads get it

iOS 7 is on its way - the seventh iteration of Apple's mobile OS for iPhones, iPads and iPods. Here's everything you need to know about iOS 7,…

Review: 
Apple iPhone 5S vs iPhone 5 comparison review: What's the new iPhone got?

As expected, Apple announced the iPhone 5S, it's new flagship smartphone. So what's the difference between it and the old iPhone 5? We find out in…

News: 
iPhone 5C cases show up online ahead of Apple's launch event

We're still hours away from Apple's big iPhone launch but cases for the iPhone 5C have appeared online.

News: 
Microsoft to launch Surface 2 tablets on 23 September

Microsoft is set to launch its Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets on 23 September.

News: 
Netflix en route to Virgin Media TiVo boxes

Vrigin Media has announced a deal with Netflix which will see the streaming service available to TiVo customers.

Review: 
Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro hands-on review: Set to be the best hybrid around

Lenovo has served up a new version of its Yoga laptop and IFA 2013, the 2 Pro. Here's our hands-on review of the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro.


 

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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