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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


Review: 
Motorola Razr HD review: desirable Android smartphone with odd price point

Motorola's Razr HD smartphone has been out in the US for a few months and now it's arrived in the UK. Here's our Motorola Razr HD review.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to use metal design due to HTC One

Samsung will reportedly use a higher quality metal design for its upcoming Galaxy Note 3 smartphone.

Features: 
How to delete or remove Windows 8 apps for PC, laptop and tablet

If you're running Windows 8 then you'll have no doubt tried out a few Modern UI apps. Not all of them are worth keeping so here's how to delete…

News: 
Twitter set to launch music service via web and app

Twitter is set to launch its own music service.

News: 
O2 Refresh tariff offers anytime smartphone upgrades

O2 has announced its Refresh tariff which splits the cost of a smartphone with the bundles calls, texts and data.

News: 
iPhone 6 concept image shows curved flexible screen

A concept image of the Apple iPhone 6 shows a radical curved screen design and the loss of the home button.

News: 
PlayStation 4 goes up for pre-order in the UK

Sony's upcoming PlayStation 4 console has gone up for pre-order in the UK at Asda.

Features: 
ZTE announces Geek smartphone with 2GHz Intel Atom processor

ZTE has announced the Geek, the first smartphone in the world to use a 2GHz Intel Atom processor.

News: 
Microsoft to launch 7in Surface tablet with Windows 8

Microsoft is reportedly working on a 7in Surface tablet.

Features: 
How to use a BlackBerry as a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot

Quickly and easily set up your BlackBerry smartphone as a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot.


 

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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