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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


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.

Video: 
New Nexus 7 2013 video review - simply the best 7in tablet of 2013

Google's Nexus 7 set a benchmark for budget tablets, offering a great device for just £159. This year's model is once again built by Asus but…

Review: 
Orbitsound SB60 airSound Base review: An affordable and simple soundbar

Orbitsound's latest soundbar is the SB60 airSound Base. Read our review to see if it's a worthy addition to your TV.

Video: 
Galaxy S4 mini vs HTC One mini Android smartphone comparison review

Mini versions of flagship smartphones are all the rage, so we've put the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini up against the HTC One mini.

News: 
Lenovo to reinstate Start menu to Windows 8

Lenovo has decided enough is enough and will put the Start menu back for its Windows 8 PCs and laptops.

News: 
Smartphones to get Quad HD screens thanks to LG

Smartphones are set to go Quad HD with a new display from LG.

Review: 
HTC Desire C review: A cheap Android smartphone

The HTC Desire C is a cheap and very compact Google smartphone running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

News: 
HTC Zara to bring Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and Sense 5.5

A new HTC smartphone has been leaked online called the HTC Zara.


 

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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