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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: 
Sainsbury's to launch mobile phone network with Vodafone

Sainsbury's has announced that it will launch its own mobile network using Vodafone's infrastructure.

News: 
Apple iPhone 5S and iPhone 6 to launch in September

Apple will reportedly launch its iPhone 5S and iPhone 6 in September with iPad 5, iPad mini 2 and iWatch in October.

News: 
Google to make Android games console to rival Apple

Google is reportedly developing its own Android-powered games console to rival an upcoming Apple launch.

News: 
Microsoft launches Windows 8.1 Preview version

At its Build 2013 conference, Microsoft released a Preview version of Windows 8.1 for PCs and tablets.

News: 
Sony Xperia Z Ultra release date, price and specs in the UK

Sony has taken the wraps off its latest smartphone, the Xperia Z Ultra so here's the release date, price and specsin the UK.

News: 
Amazon introduces AutoRip: your music library in MP3 for free

Amazon has announced AutoRip, a service which will give UK customers a free digital MP3 copy of any CDs, vinyl or even cassettes purchased online.

Video: 
Sony Xperia Tablet Z video review

This is Sony's third attempt at a high-end Android tablet. Find out what we made of the Sony Xperia Tablet Z in this video review.

News: 
LG Optimus G2 smartphone photos and spec leaked

LG's new smartphone called the Optimus G2 has been leaked ahead of any kind of official announcement.

Review: 
Google Nexus 7 review: the benchmark cheap tablet

The Nexus 7 is Google's first attempt at an own-brand tablet. But is it a failure or a game changer? Read our Nexus 7 review to find out.

News: 
PC sales to decline again, says Gartner

Worldwide sales of desktop and notebook PCs are set to decline by more than 10 percent.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


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...

News: 
Sonos adds Google Play Music streaming service to wireless Hi-Fi system

Shame it's not a Surface Pro for the desktop application. I've spoken to Sonos about Windows Phone support and they feel the platform doesn't have…

Review: 
HTC One M8 vs iPhone 5s comparison review: Duo Camera takes on Touch ID fingerprint scanner

You'll be asleep for a while. The iPhone 5s is still relevant despite being around for a few months now and will be until probably September. And…

Review: 
HTC One M8 vs iPhone 5s comparison review: Duo Camera takes on Touch ID fingerprint scanner

Added both. We hadn't finished testing the HTC battery life.

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OnePlus Two release date rumours: Something's happening on 22 July

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13in MacBook Air review, Apple's MacBook Air 2014 reviewed

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5 reasons to buy an electric car and 5 reasons not to

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Evernote Skitch: the best way for creatives to doodle feedback