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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 Project Ara modular smartphone release date and price: Shipping this month

Google's Project Ara - if successful - would allow you to build your own smartphone. We explain how it works, including release date and price.…

Video: 
Martian Notifier video review: The smartwatch which doesn't look like one

We review the Martian Notifier, the smartwatch which doesn't look like one.

Features: 
Raspberry Pi B+ release date, price and specs: Extra USB ports, microSD and more

Everything you need to know about the new Raspberry Pi model B+ including release date, price and specs.

News: 
Virgin Media adds new Sky Sports channels and TV Season Ticket

Virgin Media has announced it is launching new Sky Sports channels and a Season Ticket offering 10 months of access for a one-off payment.

Review: 
Android L vs Android 4.4 KitKat comparison review: What's the difference?

Google has announced Android L so we've compared it side-by-side with Android 4.4 KitKat so you can see the difference.

Features: 
Sony Xperia T3 release date and price confirmed by Carphone Warehouse

Sony has announced the Xperia T3 which is something of a cut down version of its flagship Xperia Z2 smartphone.

Review: 
Acer Aspire Switch 10 review: Affordable Windows 8 tablet and laptop in one device

Read our full review of Acer's Aspire Switch 10, the Windows 8.1 laptop and tablet 2 in 1 which can transform into four different modes.

News: 
Sonos adds SoundCloud streaming service to multi-room Hi-Fi system

Sonos has announced SoundCloud as its latest music streaming partnership.

Features: 
8 cheapest 4G smartphones in the UK 2014: Best budget 4G phones

With 4G firmly in place in the UK, we round up the cheapest 4G enabled smartphones you can buy in 2014.

News: 
BlackBerry Passport square smartphone detailed: Release date and specs

BlackBerry has given details on a new square smartphone called the Passport.


 

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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