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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: 
Windows 8.1 release date pegged for October

Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8.1 update, previously called Windows Blue, will be released in October.

News: 
iPhone 5S launch 10 September: 5 things we expect to see

Apple is set to unveil its iPhone 5S on 10 September so here's what we expect to see.

News: 
Asus to make new Nexus 10, not Samsung

Asus will allegedly be the manufacturer behind the next Google Nexus 10 tablet.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 vs LG G2 smartphone comparison review - which is best: Galaxy S4 or LG G2?

LG has never made any really significant waves in the smartphone market (excluding the Nexus 4), but it aims to change this with the new LG G2. It…

Review: 
Archos 97b Titanium review - Android tablet looks like an iPad, works... not so much

If you can't afford the iPad 4 then Archos is always on-hand with a cheaper alternative. Find out if this Archos Android tablet is a bargain in…

Features: 
New Google Nexus 7 2 UK release date, UK price and specs

Google has announced a new version of its Nexus 7 tablet. Here are details of the UK Nexus 7 2 release date, price and specs.

News: 
Google Music All Access launches in the UK

Google has added its All Access feature to Google Music in Europe and the UK.

Features: 
HTC unveils Desire 500 mid-range smartphone

HTC has announced its Desire 500, its mid-range smartphone, will come to the UK.

Video: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 mini video review - the smaller, cheaper Galaxy S4

As is now customary, Samsung has made a smaller and cheaper version of its flagship smartphone. Here's our Samsung Galaxy S4 mini video review.

Features: 
How to factory reset a laptop with a recovery partition

If your laptop is running slowly or has a virus, you can reinstall Windows automatically from a recovery partition. Here we explain how to factory…


 

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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