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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: 
Apple testing smart watch designs

Apple is reportedly testing a number of designs for a smart watch to go with its iPhone.

News: 
Amazon announces Coins virtual currency for Kindle Fire

Amazon Coins is Amazon's new virtual currency for its Kindle Fire tablets.

News: 
Xbox 720 will be always online and block second hand games

Microsoft's highly anticipated Xbox 720 will require a constant internet connection and block second hand games from being used.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S3 mini review

Looking for a decent Android smartphone, but don't want one as big and expensive as the Samsung Galaxy S3 or HTC One X+? Then read our Galaxy S3…

Features: 
How to stop Windows 8 installing updates automatically

If you're running Windows 8 and you went with the recommended settings automatic updates will be switched on. This can be annoying so here's our…

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 gets new launch date

Samsung's highly anticipated Galaxy S4 smartphone has a new launch date of 15 March for a Mobile Unpacked event.

News: 
Nokia to launch 41Mp PureView Lumia smartphone

Nokia is planning to make a 41Mp PureView camera Lumia Windows Phone 8 smartphone.

Features: 
ZTE releases Blade 3 smartphone

ZTE has launched its latest smartphone in the UK, the Blade 3.

News: 
Asus to launch 7in Fonepad at MWC

Asus will unveil a 7in tablet called the Fonepad at Mobile World Congress as a successor to the Google Nexus 7.

News: 
Phones 4U to launch its own smartphones

Phones 4U is planning to sell its own range of smartphones this year in partnership with ZTE.


 

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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