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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: 
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.

Features: 
Microsoft Office 2013 and 365 FAQ: What you need to know

Microsoft Office 2013 and Office 365 are now available so here's everything you need to know.

Features: 
Apple confirms 128GB iPad 4 will launch on 5 February

Apple has vindicated rumours of a 128GB iPad 4 which will launch next week for $799.

Features: 
How to use London tube Wi-Fi

Here's everything you need to know about using the Wi-Fi internet at London Underground tube stations.

News: 
Google hints at more Nexus 4 stock

More Nexus 4 stock could be on its way after Google changed the status of the smartphone on the Play Store.

News: 
Nokia undercuts Spotify with Music+

Nokia' Music+ is an optional subscription-based music streaming service to rival Spotify.

News: 
Apple launches iOS 6.1

Apple has released iOS 6.1 for iPhone and iPad, the latest version of its mobile operating system.

Features: 
How to watch BlackBerry 10 launch live

Join us for live coverage of RIM's BlackBerry 10 operating system launch on 30 January.

Features: 
When will Samsung Galaxy S2 get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update?

Everything you need to know about updating your Samsung Galaxy S2 to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.


 

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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