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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: 
Samsung to address Galaxy S4 storage problems by optimising software

After appearing on BBC's Watchdog, Samsung has said it will look to address the storage issues surrounding its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone.

Features: 
Archos announces 80 Xenon tablet with 3G and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Archos has announced a new tablet to its line-up, the 3G enabled 80 Xenon with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Edition to launch with stock Android

At its Google I/O 2013 developer conference, Google announced it will sell a version of the Galaxy S4 running stock Android.

News: 
Microsoft Surface Pro gets May UK release date and price

Microsoft has finally announced that its Surface Pro tablet will go on sale in the UK by the end of May.

News: 
Google announces Play Music All Access rival to Spotify

Google has announced an update to its Play Music service called All Access at Google I/O 2013 which will take on Spotify.

News: 
Android takes 75 percent of the smartphone market

Google Android smartphones are dominating the market, according to the latest figures from Gartner.

News: 
BlackBerry to launch BBM for iOS and Android this summer

BlackBerry will launch BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) on both iOS and Android this summer.

News: 
Google Play Games app leaked ahead of Google I/O

Google I/O developer conference is just around the corner but Google Play Games has already been leaked.

Video: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 video review

Samsung is back with a new flagship Android smartphone. The Galaxy S4 is here to take on the heavyweights including Apple, HTC and Sony. Here's…

News: 
Sony announces Xperia ZR smartphone with Q2 release date

Sony has announced its Xperia ZR smartphone which will get a release date in the second quarter of the year.


 

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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