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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


Features: 
LG G3 Stylus unveiled: release date, price and specs UK

LG has officially unveiled the LG G3 Stylus phablet ahead of IFA 2014. Here's all we know about the LG G3 Stylus release date, price and specs UK.

Features: 
Sony Xperia T3 release date and price confirmed by Carphone Warehouse

Sony has announced the Xperia T3 which is something of a cut down version of its flagship Xperia Z2 smartphone.

Features: 
LG G4 release date, price and specs UK: How can LG make the best smartphone better?

We take a look at the rumoured and possible release date, price and specs of the LG G4

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs iPhone 5S comparison review: Metal smartphones fight

Samsung has gone metal so here's our Galaxy Alpha vs iPhone 5S comparison review.

Features: 
LG announces budget L Bello and L Fino smartphones ahead of IFA 2014

LG's new L Bello and L Fino budget smartphones get LG G3 design and user interface and will be shown off at IFA 2014.

News: 
Nokia Lumia 530 release date, price and specs UK: On sale first at Carphone Warehouse

Nokia, now under Microsoft, has fianlly replaced the budget Lumia 520 smartphone with the Lumia 530. Here's the UK release date, price and specs.

News: 
Sony Xperia M2 Aqua announced as mid-range smartphone gets waterproofing

No longer do you need to buy an Xperia Z series smartphone to get a waterproof design as Sony bring the feature to the mid-range Xperia M2 Aqua.

Features: 
HTC announces HTC One M8 for Windows: release date and specs UK

HTC has announced the HTC One M8 for Windows. Here's everything you need to know about the smartphone including release date, price and specs.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 release date, price and specs: new Exynos chip, Easy Side Panel

Everything you need to know about the soon-to-launch Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 including UK release date, price and specs.

Features: 
Best new technology products of August 2014: Cardboard projector, gaming tablets and more

We round up the best new tech gadgets and products for August 2014 including the Galaxy Alpha, Shield Tablet and a cardboard smartphone projector.


 

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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Moto G2 (2014) vs Moto E comparison review: New Moto G is worth the extra cash

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Is Apple losing confidence in itself?

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Oculus Rift 'Crescent Bay' prototype hands-on: it's an amazing experience

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How (and where) to buy an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus in the UK. Plus: What to do if you pre-ordered...