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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: 
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.

News: 
Nokia says iPhone users are zombies in Lumia 925 ad

In its latest smartphone ad campaign, Nokia has suggested iPhone users are zombies.

News: 
Facebook leaks 6 million users' details with year-long bug

Facebook has admitted that a year-long glitch has resulted in 6 million users' personal details being exposed.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy NX hands-on review: A CSC camera with Android and 4G

Samsung's latest camera is the Galaxy NX, a combination of its Galaxy Camera and the firm's NX compact systems camera (CSC).

News: 
Instagram launches video to rival Vine app

As expected, Video on Instagram has launched to rival the popular Vine app.

Review: 
Samsung Ativ One 5 Style hands-on review: Windows 8 all-in-one PC

The all-in-one entry to Samsung's Ativ PC line-up is the Ativ One 5 Style (strange name we know). Read our Samsung Ativ One 5 Style hands-on…

Review: 
Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus and Book 9 Lite hands-on review: Windows 8 laptops

The Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus and Book 9 Lite are the new generation of Samsung's Series 9 laptop. Read our Ativ Book 9 Plus and Book 9 Lite…


 

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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