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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: 
The 10 best 10in tablets of 2014: Best full-size tablets and iPad rivals

We review and rank the 10 best 10in tablets you can buy in the UK today.

News: 
Nokia Lumia 930 gets UK price and release date

Microsoft has confirmed the Nokia Lumia 930 will go on sale this month with £130 worth of free gadgets.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 release date, price and specs: 5.9in or 7in phablet?

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

Review: 
Martian Notifier review: The smartwatch which doesn't look like one

If you want a smartwatch without the whacky design, read our review of the Martian Notifier.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S5 mini vs Galaxy S4 mini comparison review: New smartphone adds waterproof design, fingerprint scanner and heart rate monitor

Almost exactly a year after launching the Galaxy S4 mini, Samsung has introduced the Galaxy S5 mini. Find out how they differ in our comparison…

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S5 mini release date, price and specs: Up for UK pre-order now

Here's everything you need to know about the Samsung Galaxy S5 mini release date, price and specs. Updated on 04/07/14.

News: 
Tesco Hudl 2 release date, price and specs: New budget tablet launching this year in the UK

Tesco will launch the Hudl 2 tablet this year so here are all the release date, price and specifications details for the budget Android tablet.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Galaxy S5 mini comparison review: Price, specs and more

Samsung has just announced the Galaxy S5 mini so we've take a look at how it compares to the flagship Galaxy S5 including price, design and specs.

Review: 
HTC One mini 2 review: An attractively smaller and cheaper version of the flagship M8

Is the HTC One M8 too big and expensive? Read our review of the new HTC One mini 2.

Features: 
What is Cartoon HD: Is Cartoon HD safe? Alternative streaming apps

Cartoon HD has caused a storm but what is it and is the app safe? What about copycat alternatives and legitimate ones. We investigate.


 

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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