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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: 
Asus Fonepad release date and price revealed

Asus has confirmed its Fonepad will arrive in the UK on 26 April for £179.

News: 
Google rolls out redesigned Play Store user interface

Google has started rolling out a fresh new look for its Play Store for Android smartphones and tablets.

Review: 
Logitech Z553 review: 2.1 speaker system for your laptop

The Logitech Z553 is a stylish 2.1 speaker system for your laptop, PC and other devices. Read our Logitech Z553 review to find out more.

News: 
EE doubles 4G speeds and aims for one million customers

EE has said it will double the speed and capacity of its 4G LTE network in 10 major cities across the UK.

Review: 
Razer Ferox review: portable 360-degree sound

The Razer Ferox speakers are designed to be portable but still pack a punch. These pop-up pint-sized speakers scrap traditional stereo for…

Review: 
Apple iPad Mini vs Google Nexus 7 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 comparison review

Two of the biggest tablets on the market are the Google Nexus 7 and the Apple iPad mini, but Samsung has introduced the Galaxy Note 8.0. We…

Features: 
Samsung announces Galaxy Star, Galaxy Win and Galaxy Pocket Neo

Samsung has added the Galaxy Star, Galaxy Win and Galaxy Pocket Neo smartphones to its ever increasing portfolio.

News: 
Facebook tests paid messaging system including celebrities

Facebook is trialling a paid system for private messaging on its website.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 goes on sale for £339

Samsung has put its Galaxy Note 8.0 phablet on sale in the UK at £339.

News: 
4G tests show impact on Freeview is less than expected

The first tests on 4G using the 800MHz have shown the interference with Freeview is lower than expected.


 

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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iPhone 6 review: best ever iPhone is very good... but no longer the best phone you can buy

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Why Apple and Samsung, Google and Microsoft's schoolyard spats make them all look stupid

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How to successfully bridge the gap between clients and creatives

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