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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


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.

News: 
iPad mini 2 with Retina display delayed until 2014

Apple's much hyped iPad mini 2 tablet is reportedly delayed until 2014.

News: 
Microsoft to make a Surface smart watch running Windows 8

As if there weren't enough rumours about smart watches, it's Microsoft which is the latest to be supposedly making one.

Review: 
Huawei Ascend Y300 review: no-frills value Android smartphone

The Huawei Ascend Y300 is a no-frills budget Android smartphone that does the basics well. Read our Huawei Ascend Y300 review to find out more.

News: 
Microsoft Surface RT price drops in the UK, by 30 percent

Microsoft has given its Surface RT a price cut in the lead up to a new model of the tablet.

News: 
Microsoft to update Windows Phone 8, minor changes

Microsoft has detailed the next software update to its Windows Phone 8 mobile operating system.

Review: 
KEF M500 review: excellent build quality and a stylish comfortable design

KEF has come up trumps with its first pair of headphones offering excellent build quality and a stylish comfortable design. Read our KEF M500…


 

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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An Apple fan's perspective on the Windows 10 launch

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Sensor-laden kids' watch with 3G launches in Japan

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