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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: 
BBC iPlayer comes to Windows Phone smartphones

The BBC has announced it is bringing its iPlayer catch-up service to Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system for smartphones.

Review: 
TalkTalk YouView review

TalkTalk YouView combines Freeview with catch-up and on-demand TV brilliantly and offers Sky TV. Read out TalkTalk YouView review to find out more.

Review: 
Samsung HW-E551 soundbar review

The Samsung HW-E551 is a stylish soundbar with a versatile design. Read our Samsung HW-E551 review to find out more.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 leaked images are stolen mock ups

Leaked images of Samsung's Galaxy S4 smartphone are actually a retailer's mock up.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 to feature automatic eye scrolling

Samsung's Galaxy S4 smartphone will feature eye tracking technology for automatic scrolling.

News: 
Microsoft drops Windows 8 Pro price to £45

Microsoft has quietly cut the price of Windows 8 Pro to £45 in the UK.

News: 
Tesco to launch Blinkboxmusic to rival Spotify

Tesco has announced it will launch a music streaming service called Blinkboxmusic later this year.

Review: 
Orbitsound M12 Soundbar review - good-looking and well-built soundbar

Orbitsound's M12 is exactly what you would expect a soundbar to look like, but it has a nifty trick up its sleeve. Here's our Orbitsound M12…

Review: 
Bose Solo review - lack of inputs makes Solo and average soundbar

Styled like a set-top box, the Bose Solo will improve the sound from your TV. Here's our Bose Solo review.

Review: 
Sonos Playbar review

Sonos' Playbar is the company's first foray into the soundbar market. It comes at a price, but we could hardly find fault in this stunning speaker…


 

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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