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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: 
Call of Duty: Ghosts Multiplayer launch live video stream

Call of Duty: Ghosts Multiplayer will be announced live in Los Angeles today and you can watch a live video stream right here.

News: 
O2 announces full 4G tariff pricing

O2's 4G LTE network will launch at the end of the month on 29 August and now there are full pricing details.

News: 
LG G2 release date, price and specs UK

LG, as we knew it would, has announced its G2 smartphone so here's the details on its release date, price and specifications.

Review: 
BlackBerry Q5 review - cheap BlackBerry 10 phone with keyboard is a mixed bag

If you're after a BlackBerry 10 smartphone with a keyboard, and you're on a budget the Q5 is your best option. Or is it? Find out its worth in our…

News: 
BlackBerry up for sale: 5 reasons it went wrong

BlackBerry has announced that it is has essentially put itself up for sale. So where did it all go wrong for Canadian firm which was once a leader…

News: 
Windows 8.1 release date pegged for October

Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8.1 update, previously called Windows Blue, will be released in October.

News: 
iPhone 5S launch 10 September: 5 things we expect to see

Apple is set to unveil its iPhone 5S on 10 September so here's what we expect to see.

News: 
Asus to make new Nexus 10, not Samsung

Asus will allegedly be the manufacturer behind the next Google Nexus 10 tablet.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 vs LG G2 smartphone comparison review - which is best: Galaxy S4 or LG G2?

LG has never made any really significant waves in the smartphone market (excluding the Nexus 4), but it aims to change this with the new LG G2. It…

Review: 
Archos 97b Titanium review - Android tablet looks like an iPad, works... not so much

If you can't afford the iPad 4 then Archos is always on-hand with a cheaper alternative. Find out if this Archos Android tablet is a bargain in…


 

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.

IDG UK Sites

Moto G2 (2014) vs Moto E comparison review: New Moto G is worth the extra cash

IDG UK Sites

Is Apple losing confidence in itself?

IDG UK Sites

Oculus Rift 'Crescent Bay' prototype hands-on: it's an amazing experience

IDG UK Sites

How (and where) to buy an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus in the UK. Plus: What to do if you pre-ordered...