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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: 
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.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy Mega release date, specs and price in the UK

Here's everything you need to know about the Samsung Galaxy Mega release date, specs and price in the UK.

Features: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active release date, specs and price in the UK

Samsung has made its Galaxy S4 Active Android smartphone official so here's the phone's release date and price information in the UK.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 mini release date, specs and price in the UK

Samsung's Galaxy S4 mini is on its way so we've rounded up the release date, specs and price 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.

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...

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