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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: 
It's World Backup Day, so you should back up, and here's how

World Backup Day 2013 has arrived for its third anniversary so will you backup and avoid losing your precious files?

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 vs HTC One smartphone comparison review

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is here so we've looked at how it compares to the HTC's One smartphone. Read our Samsung Galaxy S4 vs HTC One comparison…

News: 
1&1 Internet adds new features to MyWebsite packages

1&1 Internet has announced a hoast of new features for its MyWebsite instant website package.

News: 
EE 4G LTE mobile broadband reaches half of the UK's population

EE has announced that its 4G LTE network now covers 50 percent of the UK's population.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 goes up for pre-order in the UK

Samsung's recently announced Galaxy S4 smartphone has gone up for pre-order with mobile networks in the UK.

Video: 
Asus Padfone 2 video review - smartphone tablet offers amazing battery life, performance

The Asus Padfone 2 is a high-end Android smartphone which comes with a dummy 10in tablet docking station. Asus calls it a 2-in-1 set. Here's our…

News: 
HTC One smartphone delayed by Ultrapixel camera shortage

HTC has confirmed its HTC One smartphone is delayed due to its Ultrapixel camera.

News: 
Amazon Kindle smartphone details leak: 4.7in screen and Q2 launch

Amazon's rumoured Kindle smartphone will reportedly arrive in the second quarter with a 4.7in screen.

News: 
Three to launch 4G LTE mobile network in Q4 after rivals

Three has announced that it will be launching its 4G LTE mobile broadband network during the fourth quarter of the year.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy S3 comparison review

The Samsung Galaxy S4 has finally arrived so we've taken a look at how it compares to the Galaxy S3. Read our Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy S3…


 

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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2014 Mac mini release date, specs, rumours: When's the new Mac mini coming out?

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

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How Prometheus' colourist Juan Ignacio Cabrera gave a tense, edgy feel to Chosen