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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: 
Ofcom to make superfast fibre broadband switch cheaper, targets BT

Ofcom has announced proposals to create more competition in the superfast broadband market and make it easier for customers to switch.

News: 
EE announces shared 4G contracts and NFC mobile payments

EE has today announced shared 4G LTE contracts, an NFC mobile payments service and the launch of double speeds for 12 4G cities.

News: 
New Nexus 7 release date and specs revealed by Asus

Asus has revealed a new version of the Nexus 7 tablet will be launch before the end of July.

Review: 
Tetris Blitz review

Tetris Blitz is the latest edition of the classic block puzzle game from EA and it looks visually stunning. Read our Tetris Blitz review.

Review: 
Google Nexus 10 review: The best 10in Android tablet

Google's Nexus 10 is a larger version of its impressive Nexus 7. Find out about this Android Jelly Bean tablet in our Nexus 10 review.

News: 
Microsoft Xbox One could get Windows 8 apps

At Microsoft's Build conference the firm suggested that the Xbox One might get Windows 8 apps.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to launch in September at Unpacked event

Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 smartphone will be launch at an Unpacked event in September.

Review: 
Apple iPad 2 vs iPad 3 comparison review

Apple discontinued the iPad 3 because it replaced it with the iPad 4. However, you can still pick it up second hand or refurbished so we've…

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.


 

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…

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Nokia Lumia 930 review: The flagship Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone

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Live Blog: Apple financial results, record June quarter, 35.2m iPhones sold, $37.4b revenue

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Welcome to the upgrade cycle - you'll never leave

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Why smartphone screens are getting bigger