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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: 
Apple testing a 13in iPad and larger iPhone

Apple is reportedly testing a new iPad with a 13in screen and larger displays for the iPhone.

News: 
Motorola to announce Moto X on 1 August

Motorola has confirmed that it will announce its Moto X smartphone on 1 August.

News: 
LG announces G2 smartphone ahead of launch, drops Optimus name

LG has decided to announce details of its G2 smartphone ahead of its launch on 7 August in New York.

News: 
HTC One mini release date, price and specs in the UK

The heavily rumoured HTC One mini is now official so here's everything you need to know about its release date, price and specs.

News: 
New Nexus 7 tablet pictured and videoed in latest leak

We've had leaked information about the new Google Nexus 7 tablet's release date and specs and now we can see what it looks like.

Review: 
Gyro review: Gorgeous, simple and addictive mobile game

Gyro is one of the best mobile games we've played. Find out why in our Gyro review.

Video: 
Huawei Ascend Y300 video review

Huawei's latest entry to the budget smartphone market is the Ascend Y300. It could be yours for just £69 on pay-as-you-go with a top up. Watch our…

News: 
HTC One mini leaked with full specs and hinted by infographic

HTC's much rumoured One mini smartphone has been leaked in more photos with a full specification, plus the firm has hinted at the device with an…

News: 
BlackBerry A10 smartphone specs and pic leaked online

An upcoming BlackBerry smartphone named the A10 has been leaked online complete with specifications.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 review: a good 8-inch tablet with a high price tag

Samsung has updated its Galaxy Note range with an 8in phablet. Read our Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 review to find out more.


 

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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