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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: 
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.

News: 
HTC One Max leaked in photos

Photos have appeared online of what claim to be the HTC One Max, codenamed the T6, smartphone.

News: 
Motorola Moto X release date, price and specs: The phone designed by you

Motorola has unveiled its Moto X smartphone after weeks of leaked information and rumours. Here's what you need to know about the Moto X release…

Features: 
How do I get Sky Now TV? Stream Sky Sports and Movies in the UK

Sky Now TV gives you internet streaming access to Sky Sports and Sky Movies so here’s everything you need to know about Now TV.

News: 
Samsung accused of benchmark cheating with Galaxy S4

Samsung might have been letting its Galaxy S4 smartphone cheat in benchmark tests to score higher than rival devices.

News: 
O2 announces 4G LTE launch date, 29 August

O2 has finally announced it will launch its 4G LTE mobile network on 29 August.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 mini review: offers a cheaper but downgraded version of the S4

As is the custom in the many markets, mini models offer a cheaper but downgraded version of a flagship product. Samsung's latest downgrade is the…

News: 
iPhone 5S to get fingerprint scanner, suggests iOS 7 code

Apple's upcoming iPhone 5S will feature a fingerprint scanner, according to iOS 7.


 

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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