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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: 
Google Fit vs Apple Health Kit: What's the difference?

Google Fit and Apple Health Kit are two new fitness features so we explain what they are and how they compare.

Review: 
LG G3 review: The best smartphone of 2014

LG is back with a new smartphone which aims to outpace the Samsung Galaxy S5, iPhone 5s, HTC One M8 and Sony Xperia Z2. Here's our full in-depth…

News: 
Contactless payments to launch on London public transport this year

Customers will be able to use a range of different contactless payment method on London public transport in September.

News: 
O2 and Carphone Wearhouse to sell HTC One M8 in red and pink colours

O2 and Carphone Warehouse will exclusively sell red and pink models of the HTC One M8 Android smartphone.

Features: 
Top 5 Android tips and tricks for smartphones and tablets

We bring you our top tips and tricks for making your Android smartphone and tablet even better.

Features: 
GTA 5 release date: Confirmed for PC, PS4 and Xbox One and tipped for November

GTA 5 is a great game but it's only available for PS3 and Xbox 360. We take a look at possible GTA V release dates on PC, PS4 and Xbox One?

Features: 
The 10 best smartwatches 2014: List of the best wearable tech you can buy right now

Wearable technology has burst on to the scene, and smartwatches are the new gadgets that are leading the charge. Here we review and rank the best…

Review: 
LG G Watch review: Android Wear smartwatch is the best around, so far

The LG G Watch is one of the first Android Wear smartwatches so read our review to find out what all the fuss is about.

News: 
Microsoft Surface mini release date, price and specs: does the Surface mini still exist?

The Surface Pro 3 launched with no sign of a Surface mini, with Microsoft deciding against shipping a new form factor tablet in May. But has the…

Video: 
Acer Aspire Switch 10 video review: A Windows 8 hybrid on a budget

The Acer Aspire Switch 10 is a cheap laptop and tablet in one. Watch our video review to find out more about this Windows 8.1 gadget.


 

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.

IDG UK Sites

Swatch to release its own line of smartwatches to rival iWatch

IDG UK Sites

From the iPhone 6 to the iWatch and a new Apple TV we look at the products Apple is set to launch...

IDG UK Sites

Miranda July's Somebody app offers a very unusual take on messaging

IDG UK Sites

The 7 most ridiculous iPhone 6 rumours: what Apple WON'T reveal on 9 September