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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: 
Facebook tests paid messaging system including celebrities

Facebook is trialling a paid system for private messaging on its website.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 goes on sale for £339

Samsung has put its Galaxy Note 8.0 phablet on sale in the UK at £339.

News: 
4G tests show impact on Freeview is less than expected

The first tests on 4G using the 800MHz have shown the interference with Freeview is lower than expected.

News: 
Budget plastic iPhone shown in concept image

Apple's rumoured budget iPhone with a plastic case has been shown in a new concept image.

News: 
EE launches free 4G LTE taxis in London and Birmingham

EE has launched a fleet of 50 4G LTE enabled taxis in both London and Birmingham.

News: 
Facebook phone leaked again with software shown in detail

It's the week of the Facebook phone and even more leaked have arrived, this time showing what looks like a final software user interface.

News: 
Facebook phone leaked ahead of announcement as HTC First

Images and specs of the Facebook phone, aka the HTC First, have been leaked online ahead of tomorrow's announcement.

News: 
Google to release new Nexus 7 tablet in July

Google will launch a new version of its Nexus 7 tablet in July according to multiple sources.

Review: 
GoTab GTi8 hands-on review

GoTab's budget rival to the Apple iPad mini and Google Nexus 7 is the GTi8. Here's our GoTab GTi8 hands-on review.

News: 
Facebook phone software and specs leaked online

Following reports of a Facebook phone, its software and interface have been leaked online.


 

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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