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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


Review: 
Nintendo Wii U review

Nintendo got the whole family into gaming with its simple and fun console, the Wii. See what we make of the highly anticipated follow-up in our…

News: 
Google apologises for Nexus 4 stock shortages

Google has apologised to users on Google+ for its stock shortages and shipping problems of the Nexus 4 smartphone

News: 
Google Nexus 4 goes on sale at Three

Three has started selling Google's popular Nexus 4 smartphone.

Video: 
Nexus 10 video review

The Nexus 10 is a 10in Android tablet designed in a landscape orientation. It has a Gorilla Glass 2 front and plastic casing and is comfortable to…

Features: 
Best smartphones of 2012

After twelve months full of smartphone launches we've put together a list of the top 10 of 2012.

News: 
Google Maps returns to iPhone

Google has launched Google Maps for iPhone after the many failing of Apple's own mapping system.

News: 
EE announces further UK 4G rollout

EE, the UK's only 4G network, has announced it will bring 4G LTE mobile broadband to 17 towns and cities by March 2013.

News: 
Google launches Play Store magazines

Google has confirmed it will add magazines to the UK Play Store later today.

Features: 
Olive Media announces Olive One music streamer

Olive Media will launch its Olive One HD music streamer next year through crowdfunding platform IndieGoGo.

Features: 
HTC announces One SV smartphone

HTC has unveiled its One SV, a mid-range Android smartphone with support for 4G mobile broadband.


 

Comments by Chris Martin


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...

News: 
Sonos adds Google Play Music streaming service to wireless Hi-Fi system

Shame it's not a Surface Pro for the desktop application. I've spoken to Sonos about Windows Phone support and they feel the platform doesn't have…

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Nokia Lumia 930 review: The flagship Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone

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Live Blog: Apple financial results, record June quarter, 35.2m iPhones sold, $37.4b revenue

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Welcome to the upgrade cycle - you'll never leave

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Why smartphone screens are getting bigger