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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


Review: 
ZTE Kis 3 review: Best Budget smartphone under £50

The ZTE Kis 3 is a smartphone which could be yours for less than £50. Read our review to find out if you should buy it though.

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.

Features: 
8 cheapest 4G smartphones in the UK 2014: Best budget 4G phones

With 4G firmly in place in the UK, we round up the cheapest 4G enabled smartphones you can buy in 2014.

Video: 
LG G Watch video review: Android Wear smartwatch is the best around so far

The LG G Watch is the first Android Wear smartwatch we've reviewed. Watch (excuse the pun) our video review to see if it's any good.

News: 
Cryptolocker ransomware victims offered fix: How to get Cryptolocker files back for free

Decrypt Cryptolocker offers free key to regain lost files

Review: 
LG G3 vs G3 S comparison review: Mini version of G3 is cheaper but downgraded

The LG G3 S is effectively the G3 mini so here we compare it in full with the flagship LG G3 smartphone to show you what the difference is.

News: 
Kogan launches budget 4G phone in UK: £149 Agora takes on Moto G and EE Kestrel

Kogan is claiming its Agora 4G is the best value 4G Android smartphone in the world but can it take on the Moto G and EE Kestrel?

Features: 
Best mobile phone deals 2014: The best smartphone contracts in the UK

We search the internet for the best mobile phone deals around including iPhone 5S and Samsung Galaxy S5.

News: 
Evleaks will leak smartphones and tablets no more

Evan Blass reveals why @evleaks needs to close down and stop leaking smartphones and tablets.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 review: Android tablet takes on iPad Air and Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet

Samsung has launched new Android tablets, so here's our Galaxy Tab S 10.5 review.


 

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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45 Best Android games: top Android games for your smartphone or tablet in 2014 (24 are free!)

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How Apple, Adobe, Microsoft and others have let us down over UltraHD and hiDPI screens

IDG UK Sites

Do you have the X-Factor too? Mix Off app puts fans in the frame

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iPad Pro release date, rumours and leaked images - 12.9 screen 'coming in 2015'