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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


Video: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 mini video review - the smaller, cheaper Galaxy S4

As is now customary, Samsung has made a smaller and cheaper version of its flagship smartphone. Here's our Samsung Galaxy S4 mini video review.

Features: 
How to factory reset a laptop with a recovery partition

If your laptop is running slowly or has a virus, you can reinstall Windows automatically from a recovery partition. Here we explain how to factory…

News: 
iPhone 5C shown in convincing leak

Apple's upcoming budget iPhone 5C has been shown in the most convincing and detailed leak yet.

News: 
Amazon introduces digital downloads for software and games

Amazon has announced it now offers software and games in the form of a digital download.

News: 
Vodafone Red 4G release date, price and locations

Vodafone has confirmed its 4G LTE network will launch this month so here's everything you need to know

Features: 
LG G2 launch: live video stream from New York

LG will launch its G2 smartphone on 7 August at an event in New York and you can get live video coverage right here.

News: 
Nokia to launch quad-core Full HD phablet

Nokia is preparing to launch a Full HD phablet with a quad-core processor, according to a rumour.

News: 
Nokia takes another dig at iPhone 5 in Lumia 925 ad

Nokia has taken stab at the iPhone 5's photography credentials in a new Lumia 925 smartphone advert.

Features: 
How to access Control Panel and PC Settings in Windows 8

In Windows 8 and Windows RT, there are a number of different ways to find and change your settings. So here's how to access the Control Panel and…

News: 
Microsoft Surface Pro gets a price cut, not the UK though

Microsoft has decided to drop the price of its Surface Pro tablet by $100, but not in the UK.


 

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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