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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: 
Sky tweaks Now TV pricing with new Sky Sports Week Pass: But there are catches

Sky's Now TV gets cheaper to stream Sky Sports and new Week Pass option but deal comes with catches.

News: 
Nexus 8 release date, price and specs UK: Nexus 8 video confirms spec

The Nexus 8 is thought to be Google's next Android tablet, and it's just been spotted shipping to India for testing. Here's everything we can tell…

News: 
New BBC iPlayer coming to Xbox One this year: Bigscreen iPlayer retires next month

BBC's new iPlayer is coming to more devices this week but 'bigscreen' version gets canned. The Xbox One will get it this year.

Features: 
The 15 worst movies on Netflix UK: Movies to avoid on Netflix

Here are 15 movies you should avoid or watch for pure lols on the Netflix streaming service.

Features: 
DisplayPort vs HDMI: What's the difference?

We explain the difference between DisplayPort and HDMI including type, size, resolution, audio and more.

Video: 
Nokia Lumia 930 video review: The best Windows Phone

Watch our video review to find out why the Nokia Lumia 930 is the best Windows Phone smartphone yet.

News: 
iPhone 6 to feature iPad mini-like design and edge-to-edge screen

Our industry source describes the iPhone 6 after seeing it in the flesh ahead of the smartphone's launch and release date.

News: 
Tfl trials free Wi-Fi on buses in London alongside other new technology

Two London buses now have free Wi-Fi but Tfl needs sponsors for further roll out.

Review: 
ZTE Kis 3 review: Best Budget smartphone under £50

The ZTE Kis 3 is a smartphone which could be yours for less than £50. Read our review to find out if you should buy it though.

Video: 
LG G Watch video review: Android Wear smartwatch is the best around so far

The LG G Watch is the first Android Wear smartwatch we've reviewed. Watch (excuse the pun) our video review to see if it's any good.


 

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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The top 10 Apple products ranked by pixel density: Which Apple devices have the sharpest screens?

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SBTRKT's Look Away webcam-based interactive music video won't keep your gaze

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Retina MacBook Air release date rumours and specs: Gold 12in Retina MacBook Air almost 1cm thinner...