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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: 
HTC to launch R7 and R12 Windows Blue tablets

HTC is reportedly planning to launch its first Windows RT-based tablets, codenamed R7 and R12.

Features: 
How to share files on Android over a network

Send and receive files over a network between your Android smartphone or tablet and PC.

Review: 
MobiWire Gemini review

The MobiWire Gemini is a budget Android handset which offers the unusual feature – in the UK anyway – of dual-SIM card slots. Read our MobiWire…

News: 
Nokia confirms Lumia 928 smartphone with PureView camera

Nokia has launched a teaser page for its upcoming Lumia 928 smartphone.

News: 
Microsoft to change 'key aspects' of OS with Windows Blue

Microsoft has admitted it will do a U-turn with the next version of its Windows 8 operating system.

Review: 
Cut the Rope: Time Travel review - Another fun Om Nom game but lacks a challenge

Zeptolab has brought back Om Nom for the latest instalment of Cut the Rope. Read our Cut the Rope: Time Travel review to find out more.

Review: 
Pure Avalon 300R Connect review: Freeview+ HD box with great interface and connectivity

You might know Pure for its range of DAB digital radios and speakers but it's now added a Freeview set-top box to its range. Read our Pure Avalon…

News: 
Android takes top spot in tablet market from iPad

Android has overtaken Apple's iPad to take the majority of tablet market share.

News: 
Call of Duty: Ghosts announced with November release date

After getting leaked online Activision has announced Call of Duty: Ghosts.

Review: 
Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 review

Lenovo's ThinkPad Tablet 2 is a Windows 8 Pro tablet with its own stylus aimed at business users and mobile workers. Read our Lenovo ThinkPad…


 

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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