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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: 
KEF M500 review: excellent build quality and a stylish comfortable design

KEF has come up trumps with its first pair of headphones offering excellent build quality and a stylish comfortable design. Read our KEF M500…

News: 
Microsoft to update Surface tablets and introduce price cut

Microsoft is preparing to launch new versions of its Surface RT and Surface Pro Windows 8 tablets.

Features: 
Nokia announces Lumia 1020 with 41Mp PureView camera

Nokia has, as expected, taken the wraps off its Lumia 1020 smartphone which has a 41Mp PureView camera.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 review: the new flagship Galaxy Android smartphone

The much anticipated Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone has now been out for a couple of months. Here's where we find out whether the flagship Samsung…

Features: 
Nokia Lumia 1020 launch: live video stream

Nokia is set to announce its Lumia 1020 smartphone today and you can get live coverage of the launch event right here.

News: 
Google launches new Maps app but retires Latitude check-in service

Google has launched a new version of its Google Maps app and has said it will retire its Latitude service.

News: 
TalkTalk launches The Big Free for TV, broadband and phone

TalkTalk has announced that it will give customers three months of free TV, broadband and phone called The Big Free.

News: 
Next-generation Kindle Fire tablets to launch later this year

Amazon will be launching new versions of its Kindle Fire tablet range later this year.

News: 
LG to launch Optimus G2 on 7 August in New York

LG has teased the launch of a smartphone, likely to be the Optimus G2, with a video.

News: 
Windows 8.1 RTM coming in August, confirms Microsoft

Microsoft has confirmed that the release to manufacturing (RTM) version of Windows 8.1 will be arriving in late August.


 

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…

Review: 
HTC One M8 vs iPhone 5s comparison review: Duo Camera takes on Touch ID fingerprint scanner

You'll be asleep for a while. The iPhone 5s is still relevant despite being around for a few months now and will be until probably September. And…

Review: 
HTC One M8 vs iPhone 5s comparison review: Duo Camera takes on Touch ID fingerprint scanner

Added both. We hadn't finished testing the HTC battery life.

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OnePlus Two release date rumours: Something's happening on 22 July

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13in MacBook Air review, Apple's MacBook Air 2014 reviewed

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