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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


News: 
iPhone 5S and 5C launch event confirmed for 10 September

Apple has finally sent out invitations to its next iPhone launch event which will take place on 10 September.

News: 
Why Google has called Android 4.4 'KitKat' - and why it is better for Nestle than Google

In bizarre circumstances, Google has announced that the next version of Android will be called KitKat, and not Key Lime Pie as previously thought.…

Features: 
Acer announces Iconia A3 tablet and Liquid S2 smartphone for IFA

Acer has unveiled its new Iconia A3 tablet and Liquid S2 smartphone which will both be on show at this week's IFA technology show.

News: 
Microsoft buys Nokia: 5 things we now know, and one key question

Microsoft has bought Nokia's smartphone and mobile business for €5.44 billion so we've taken a look at what it means for the companies involved,…

Review: 
Lenovo ThinkPad Helix review: a good hybrid Windows tablet and laptop

The Lenovo ThinkPad Helix is a good effort at a hybrid Windows tablet and laptop. Read our Lenovo ThinkPad Helix review to find out more.

Features: 
LG takes on iPad mini and Nexus 7 with G Pad 8.3

LG has announced it will take another stab at the tablet market with the G Pad 8.3.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch leaked in photo with specs

Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Gear smartwatch has been leaked online ahead of its launch.

Review: 
HTC One vs iPhone 5 comparison review

Here's where we compare the high-end HTC Android smartphone the current flagship Apple smartphone in what we call a HTC One vs iPhone 5 comparison…

Video: 
Huawei Ascend P6 review - desirable smartphone offers real value for money

The Huawei Ascend P6 is a fantastic and desirable smartphone. It provides real value for money even if it is lacking NFC and 4G support. Watch our…

Video: 
Archos 97b Titanium review - £200 9-inch Android tablet lacks performance

The Archos 97b Titanium is a cheap and not so cheerful Android 9in tablet. Here's our Archos 97b Titanium video review.


 

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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Moto G2 (2014) vs Moto E comparison review: New Moto G is worth the extra cash

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Is Apple losing confidence in itself?

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Oculus Rift 'Crescent Bay' prototype hands-on: it's an amazing experience

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How (and where) to buy an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus in the UK. Plus: What to do if you pre-ordered...