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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: 
BBC HD makes way for BBC Two HD channel

The BBC has today replaced its HD channel with BBC Two HD.

News: 
Apple buys specialist indoor location and mapping firm WifiSLAM

Apple has acquired WifiSLAM, an indoor location and mapping specialist company.

News: 
EE launches 4G mobile broadband in rural Cumbria

EE, formally Everything Everywhere, has launched 4G LTE fixed and mobile broadband services in remote rural parts of the UK.

News: 
Google to make an Android-powered smartwatch

Google is reportedly developing its very own Android-powered smartwatch.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Tab 3 to arrive in September at IFA

Samsung will reportedly unveil its Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Tab 3 in September at the IFA tech show.

Review: 
Asus Padfone 2 review: A smartphone and tablet hybrid with a difference

The Asus Padfone 2 is a high-end smartphone which comes with a dummy 10in tablet docking station. Read our Asus Padfone 2 review to find out more.

Features: 
Logitech announces new G-range of PC gaming accessories

Logitech has announced a refresh of its G line-up of gaming accessories including mice, keyboards and headsets.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 gets record pre-registrations

Samsung's recently announced Galaxy S4 smartphone has received a record amount of pre-registration interest at the Carphone Warehouse.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 supports wireless charging

Samsung's recently announced Galaxy S4 smartphone will support wireless charging.

News: 
HTC talks on One delays

HTC has spoken about the delays to its new flagship HTC One smartphone confirming parts shortages.


 

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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