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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: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 photos leaked

Samsung will launch its Galaxy S4 smartphone this week but photos have been leaked online.

News: 
Samsung launches Galaxy S4 countdown timer

Samsung is less than a week from revealing its Galaxy S4 smartphone and has started a countdown timer to the big event.

News: 
KFC to offer free Wi-Fi

KFC has announced it will offer free Wi-Fi in partnership with The Cloud.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 specs leaked

Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 phablet specification has been leaked including a large 5.9in screen.

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z vs Google Nexus 4 comparison review

Sony's Xperia Z is its flagship smartphone for 2013, but how does it stack up against Google's own Nexus 4? We take an in-depth look at these two…

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 screenshots show new TouchWiz interface

Leaked screenshots of Samsung's Galaxy S4 smartphone show a new TouchWiz user interface.

News: 
Google Play Store celebrates first birthday with sale

Google's Play Store is celebrating its first birthday with a sale on apps, games, books, films and magazines.

Features: 
What is the best music streaming service: Spotify alternatives?

Spotify is a truly great music streaming service but it has its drawbacks. Here's a list of five Spotify alternatives for you to check out.

Review: 
Toshiba Mini 3D (SBM1W) soundbar review

At a glance, the Toshiba Mini 3D looks like a typical iPhone dock or wireless speaker but it's actually a compact soundbar. Rad our Toshiba Mini…

News: 
Windows 8 Pro price drop was an error

Microsoft's unexpected price slashing of Windows 8 Pro was a mistake.


 

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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