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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: 
Google breakfast event with Sundar Pichai: Nexus 7 2 and Android 4.3 launch as it happened

This week Google is holding a breakfast event in San Francisco where it is expected to launch the Nexus 7 2 with Android 4.3. You can watch the…

News: 
Google Nexus 7 2 goes up for pre-order at Best Buy

Google's Nexus 7 2 tablet, despite not being announced, has gone up for pre-order at Best Buy.

Features: 
Nokia Lumia 625 hands-on review: 4G and a big screen at a low price

Adding to the already large family of Lumia smartphones, Nokia has introduced the Lumia 625. Here's our Nokia Lumia 625 hands-on review.

Video: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 video review - 8in phablet is good, but expensive

Samsung has updated its Galaxy Note range with an 8in phablet. Here’s our Galaxy Note 8 review on video.

Features: 
Nokia announces Lumia 625 smartphone with 4.7in screen

Nokia has announced yet another Lumia smartphone, this time round the Lumia 625.

News: 
Apple testing a 13in iPad and larger iPhone

Apple is reportedly testing a new iPad with a 13in screen and larger displays for the iPhone.

News: 
Motorola to announce Moto X on 1 August

Motorola has confirmed that it will announce its Moto X smartphone on 1 August.

News: 
LG announces G2 smartphone ahead of launch, drops Optimus name

LG has decided to announce details of its G2 smartphone ahead of its launch on 7 August in New York.

News: 
HTC One mini release date, price and specs in the UK

The heavily rumoured HTC One mini is now official so here's everything you need to know about its release date, price and specs.

News: 
New Nexus 7 tablet pictured and videoed in latest leak

We've had leaked information about the new Google Nexus 7 tablet's release date and specs and now we can see what it looks like.


 

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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iOS 8 review: Hands on with the iOS 8 beta

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