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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: 
Sony Xperia Z goes up for pre-order

Sony's Xperia Z Full HD smartphone has gone up for pre-order in the UK with am earlier release date of 28 February.

News: 
Plusnet wins best broadband provider 2013

Plusnet has won the 'Best Broadband Provider 2013' award in Broadband Genie's latest poll.

News: 
Nokia rolls out Windows Phone 7.8 to Lumia smartphones

The Windows Phone 7.8 updated has finally started to arrive for Nokia's Lumia smartphones.

News: 
Google Nexus 4 goes back on sale

As predicted, Google's desirable Nexus 4 smartphone has gone back on sale in the UK.

Features: 
BlackBerry launches Z10 and Q10 smartphones

BlackBerry, formally RIM has finally launched its first BlackBerry 10 smartphones, the Z10 and Q10.

News: 
BlackBerry 10 launch: As it happened

RIM's future rests with its BlackBerry 10 operating system and here's how the launch event happened.

Features: 
Samsung unveils Galaxy Express smartphone

Samsung has announced another smartphone before Mobile World Congress comes along next month, the Galaxy Express.

News: 
Google Nexus 4 will go back on sale today

Google's desirable Nexus 4 smartphone will apparently go back on sale in the UK today at 3pm.

News: 
BlackBerry Z10 to go on sale today

RIM's first smartphone to run its BlackBerry 10 operating system, the BlackBerry Z10, will go on sale today.

News: 
HTC confirms product launch for 19 February

HTC is likely to launch its M7 smartphone on 19 February after confirming the event.


 

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.

Review: 
Roku Streaming Stick review: Chromecast rival packs a punch

Fair comments, Mike. The remote thing is a personal choice but we definitely think most users will find it easier to understand and work the Roku…

Review: 
Samsung Gear 2 Neo: World's first Tizen smartwatch is impressive

Clove has it in stock http://www.clove.co.uk/samsung...

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2014 Mac mini release date, specs, rumours: When's the new Mac mini coming out?

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Long live the internet fridge: the Internet of Things is coming

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