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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: 
Instant messaging overtakes the humble SMS text

Use of instant messaging via services like WhatsApp and iMessage has overtaken regular SMS text messages for the first time.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 leaked in photo with specs

We've got our first glimpse of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 thanks to a leaked photo.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 delayed in the UK

Samsung's highly anticipated Galaxy S4 smartphone is delayed in the UK.

Features: 
How to set up mobile internet on Android

Here's our step by step guide on how to set up mobile internet data on an Android smartphone or tablet.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to feature flexible OLED screen

Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 could be the first smartphone to feature a flexible OLED screen.

Video: 
Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 hands on video review

The Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 is a Windows tablet for business. Lenovo says it is a 'productive, mobile and reliable device'. Watch our hands-on…

News: 
Amazon to rival Apple TV with its own set-top box

Amazon is reportedly building its own set-top box to rival Apple's TV.

News: 
Xbox 720 to be launched by Microsoft on 21 May

Microsoft has confirmed that it will reveal the next Xbox console, thought to be the Xbox 720, on 21 May.

News: 
Apple sets WWDC 2013 for 10 June for iOS 7 and OS X 10.9

Apple has announced its worldwide developers conference (WWDC) will take place on 10-14 June 2013 in San Francisco.

Features: 
Nokia announces Asha 210 with a WhatsApp button

Nokia has announced its budget Asha 210 which has its own dedicated WhatsApp button.


 

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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Android One vs Android Silver vs Google Nexus: What is the difference?

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Apple updates MacBook Pro line-up: Price cuts & spec boosts for 6 MacBook Pro models

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Long live the internet fridge: the Internet of Things is coming

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