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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


Features: 
How to format a USB stick on a Mac using Disk Utility

Sometimes you need to format (completely erase) an USB stick to restore it to its full capacity. Here's how to format an USB stick on a Mac.

Features: 
How to connect a laptop to TV with HDMI and more: watch movies and video from a laptop on a TV

If you have the right cable or hardware then it's easy to watch iPlayer or any other video from your laptop on your TV. We show you how to connect…

Features: 
How to update your Android smartphone or tablet: Get the latest software on your phone or tablet

To get the best performance and features from your Android smartphone or tablet you should make sure you're always running the very latest…

News: 
BlackBerry Passport square phone Release date, specs, video

BlackBerry has given details on a square smartphone called the Passport, and it's very strange. Read on for details of the BlackBerry Passport UK…

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S6 release date, specs, rumours: When will the Galaxy S6 come out?

We round up everything there is to know about the Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone, including release date, specs and rumours.

Features: 
Asus ZenFone budget smartphones come to the UK: Release date, price and specs

Affordable ZenFone smartphones come to the UK with Intel processors. Here's the UK release date, price and specs info you need.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy Alpha release date, price and specs: Metal GS5 goes official

Samsung has announced the Galaxy Alpha as a new metal-clad smartphone which will have to take on the iPhone 6. Here's the release date, price and…

Video: 
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 video review: Top-end tablet rivals iPad Air and Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet

The Galaxy Tab S is one of Samsung's best ever tablets and provides good competition to the iPad Air and Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Galaxy Alpha comparison review: Alpha adds metal but suffers elsewhere

Samsung has announced the Galaxy Alpha which is a sort of metal version of the Galaxy S5. Read this comparison review to see how they compare.

Features: 
PlayStation Now release date and features: What is PlayStation Now?

Sony has announced PlayStation Now so here's everything you need to know about the cloud gaming service including release date and features.


 

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.

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Moto G2 (2014) vs Moto E comparison review: New Moto G is worth the extra cash

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Is Apple losing confidence in itself?

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Oculus Rift 'Crescent Bay' prototype hands-on: it's an amazing experience

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How (and where) to buy an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus in the UK. Plus: What to do if you pre-ordered...