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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: 
Apple sees first slide in profits in a decade

Apple has seen its first decline in profits for a decade during the first quarter of 2013.

News: 
Firefox OS smartphones go on sale at Geeksphone

Smartphones running Mozilla's Firefox OS have gone on sale today courtesy of Geeksphone.

Review: 
ZombieU review: hit zombies with a cricket bat

Developed by Ubisoft, ZombieU is one of the launch titles for the Nintendo Wii U console. There is even a ZombieU bundle which you can opt for.…

News: 
Nokia gets HTC One banned in Netherlands

Nokia has managed to ban the HTC One smartphone in the Netherlands.

News: 
Microsoft to bring back Start button in Windows 8.1

Microsoft is planning to resurrect the iconic Start button which users are sorely missing from its Windows 8 operating system.

Features: 
The best new and upcoming smartphones of 2013

We round up the best new and upcoming smartphones of 2013.

News: 
Laptop makers turn to Android after Windows 8 woes

With Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system struggling to boost laptop and PC sales, vendors are reportedly turning to Android.

News: 
Facebook Home hits 500,000 downloads but gets bad reviews

Facebook's new Home app for Android has been downloaded at least 500,000 times but gets bad reviews from users.

Features: 
Archos unveils trio of Android smartphones

Archos has announced its first set of budget Android smartphones.

News: 
Budget iPhone leaked with price and release date

A photo of Apple's alleged budget iPhone with a plastic case has 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.

IDG UK Sites

Swatch to release its own line of smartwatches to rival iWatch

IDG UK Sites

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IDG UK Sites

Miranda July's Somebody app offers a very unusual take on messaging

IDG UK Sites

The 7 most ridiculous iPhone 6 rumours: what Apple WON'T reveal on 9 September