Jim is Editor of PC Advisor and has been testing and reviewing both hardware and software for 15 years. These days his specialities include tablets, smartphones and gadgets as well as writing and commissioning reviews, features and tutorials. Jim is also a proud dad, drinker (and brewer) of real ale and ardent motorsport fan.
Articles by Jim Martin
Amazon Fire HD 6 is a really good value tablet. The Amazon Fire HD 7 isn't. Amazon Fire HD 6 and Amazon Fire HD 7 review
The Amazon Fire HD 6 is a really good value tablet. And Amazon Fire HD 7 not so much. Here's why.
Google Nexus 9 review: hands-on first look shows HTC's tablet is great but as expensive as an iPad Air
A new Google tablet has been a long time coming. The Nexus 7 was updated last year, but not the Nexus 10. Now Google has unveiled the HTC-designed…
Here's what's new in OS X Yosemite
Best cases and covers for the iPad mini: 11 iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2 and iPad mini 1 cases
The iPad mini is the most affordable iPad yet, but you'll still want to protect it with a case or cover. Here's our roundup of cases and covers…
A minor update no doubt, but does the addition of Touch ID make the new baby iPad worth buying? Find out in our iPad mini 3 review.
Amazon Fire TV release date, UK price and features: Rival to Chromecast, Apple TV and Roku out today
Here's all you need to know about the Amazon Fire TV streaming box's release date and features. This rival to the Apple TV, Roku players and…
We test out the new cheapest Kindle, which now has a touchscreen. Here's our 7th generation Kindle review.
If you've just got your hands on a new iPhone 6, or if you're planning on buying on in the near future, it's worth investing in a case to protect…
Amazon's 2014 Fire HD 7 is a gateway to Amazon's services, but although decent quality, has a few issues which make it overpriced. Here's our Fire…
Motorola Moto X 2014 review: the second-generation Moto X is a brilliant smartphone with pure Android
The second-generation Moto X is much better than it's predecessor, but then again it's also more expensive. If you're after a custom smartphone,…
Comments by Jim Martin
I should have cropped the address bar out of the screenshot as it's misleading. I took that screenshot when I'd temporarily unzipped the files in…
This is one of the big benefits of buying a Google device... or another device which basically uses plain Android such as the Moto G.
We've had no issues with connecting to our Wi-Fi hotspot here, but as the warning says: this is still beta, unfinished, unstable software. The…
No, this is not rooting. (I've done more research so I know for sure now). Unlocking the bootloader is merely turning off the 'security flag' so…
No, it looks as if you'll have to either flash back to the official KitKat image, or download the final Lollipop one and install it the same way…
CyberLink PowerDirector 12 Ultra
This isn't a review! It's our download section. Have you seen our comparison review with Adobe Premiere Elements 13? http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/rev...
I suppose you could technically call this rooting, but all you're doing (if you follow the guide) is installing the official Google developer…
If you make sure that the files are extracted into the Minimal ADB and Fastboot folder (leave the zip file alone), then flash-all should work just…
Not a stupid question at all. In fact, I don't know the answer as this is the first time I've installed an Android preview version.
The 5.0 Lollipop SDK will be available in a few hours, but yes, this article was from July. Only the title was updated, and I've now added a…
Mon Oct 27 16:49
So the new Fitbit Surge will cost £200. Wow. That's a lot. http://t.co/Q0nJXKqvtD http://t.co/hX8UxLANTe
Wed Oct 22 13:01
Did you know it was the year of the bus? Me either... http://t.co/lEWyGI7bex
Tue Oct 14 08:55
Here's why you get such a poor mobile signal on your commute: http://t.co/I6fIuNjyWq http://t.co/q5vHr1Y0nL
Mon Oct 13 09:00
Wow.. Apple is really bullying users into paying for iCloud storage now: #icloud http://t.co/Ix41cq8Fsq