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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: 
Nexus 8 release date, price and specs: Nexus 8 prototype spotted, price revealed

The Nexus 8 is thought to be Google's next Android tablet, and it's just been spotted shipping to India for testing. Here's everything we can tell…

News: 
Post Office set to launch mobile network with EE: Coming later this year

The Post Office has announced it will launch its own mobile network this year with EE.

News: 
Sony announces Xperia C3: 'World's best selfie smartphone'

Sony claims its Xperia C3 is the world's best smartphone for selfies with a 5Mp PROselfie camera and front facing flash.

Features: 
34 best Android smartphones in UK: What's the best Android phone you can buy in 2014?

PC Advisor reviews the 34 best Android smartphones that are available to buy in the UK in 2014.

Features: 
The 25 best tablets of 2014: What's the best tablet in the UK right now?

What is the best tablet available in 2014? Good question. Take a look at this chart of the 25 best tablets you can buy right now and you will find…

Features: 
The 10 best 10in tablets of 2014: Best full-size tablets and iPad rivals

We review and rank the 10 best 10in tablets you can buy in the UK today.

News: 
Nokia Lumia 930 gets UK price and release date

Microsoft has confirmed the Nokia Lumia 930 will go on sale this month with £130 worth of free gadgets.

Features: 
New Android L release date and new features: Details announced at Google I/O

Google has given details on the next new Android version, simply called Android L at the moment. Here's what you need to know about it's release…

News: 
Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 release date, price and specs: 5.9in or 7in phablet?

Everything you need to know about the Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 including release date, price and specs.

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

If you want a smartwatch without the whacky design, read our review of the Martian Notifier.


 

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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LG G Watch review: Android Wear smartwatch is the best around, so far

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How to join Apple's OS X Beta Seed Program: Get OS X Yosemite on your Mac before public release

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Why the BBC iPlayer outage was caused by a DDoS attack: Topsy and Tim isn't *that* popular

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See Glasgow 2014 in UHD as history is made