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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


Review: 
Samsung Ativ Q hands-on review: hybrid Windows 8 and Android laptop tablet

One of Samsung's new Ativ devices is the Ativ Q, a hybrid tablet and laptop running both Windows 8 and Android.

News: 
Microsoft changes mind on Xbox One internet and DRM

Microsoft has done a U-turn on the Xbox One needing an internet connection and its sharing games policy.

Features: 
Lenovo outs first 15in ThinkPad Ultrabook laptop

Lenovo has announced its ThinkPad S531, the firm's first 15in ThinkPad Ultrabook laptop.

News: 
Huawei launches Ascend P6 smartphone at London event

Huawei today launched a new smartphone called the Ascend P6.

Review: 
Apple iPad 4 review: is this the best tablet money can buy?

The iPad 4, or iPad with Retina display, is Apple's latest and most powerful tablet. How does it stack up against the competition? Read our iPad 4…

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z review: stylish Android smartphone with robust design

Sony's Xperia Z was the first on the 2013 smartphone scene and is still top of our chart. Find out why in our Sony Xperia Z review.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S3 review - how does the Android phone that changed everything stack up now?

The Samsung Galaxy S3 made a major breakthrough for Android phones. The Galaxy S III is the first Android device that gave Apple's iPhone a tough…

News: 
Acer will launch wearable tech next year including a smart watch

Acer has said is looking into wearable technology like a smart watch which will launch in 2014.

Review: 
Sony Xperia Tablet Z review: super slim Android tablet

Back for its third attempt at a tablet, Sony has brought along Xperia Tablet Z, a high-end Android tablet. Read our Sony Xperia Tablet Z review to…

News: 
Nokia to reveal Lumia EOS PureView smartphone on 11 July

Nokia Lumia EOS PureView smartphone to arrive at NYC event on 11 July.


 

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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