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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: 
Blockbuster becomes latest retailer to reach administration

Blockbuster has called in administrators becoming the third big high street name in a week to do so.

Review: 
StumbleUpon for Windows 8 review

StumbleUpon provides a free service which personalises the internet to your likes and interests. Here's our StumbleUpon for Windows 8 review.

Features: 
Best new products of CES 2013

We round up the best new products of CES 2013 from Full HD smartphones to 4k TVs.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 to get 5in Full HD screen

Samsung's Galaxy S4 smartphone is tipped to get a 5in Full HD 1080p screen.

News: 
Facebook introduces Graph Search feature

Facebook didn't announce its own smartphone but a new tool called Graph Search.

Review: 
Huawei Ascend W1 hands-on review

Huawei's first Windows Phone 8 smartphone is the Ascend W1, so here's our hands-on review from CES 2013.

News: 
Google Nexus 4 launches on Virgin Mobile

The Google Nexus 4 is now available on contract from Virgin Mobile from £34 per month.

News: 
Google Nexus 4 successor to arrive at MWC?

LG has reportedly stopped production of the Nexus 4 in preparation for a successor which will be revealed at MWC next month.

News: 
HMV falls into administration

HMV confirmed last night that it has called in administration putting more than 200 stores and 4000 jobs at risk.

News: 
Apple cuts iPhone 5 parts orders due to low demand

Apple has reportedly cut orders for iPhone 5 components due to lower than expected demand.


 

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

IDG UK Sites

How to join Apple's OS X Beta Seed Program: Get OS X Yosemite on your Mac before public release

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Why the BBC iPlayer outage was caused by a DDoS attack: Topsy and Tim isn't *that* popular

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See Glasgow 2014 in UHD as history is made