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
The free update to Windows 8.1 addresses many of the problems users had with Windows 8, but it still feels like an operating system at war with…
Looking for a kids' tablet? Thanks to a recent update, the nabi 2 now has Google Play and all of Google's apps, making it a great deal.
This Etch A Sketch lookalike is an Android-based kids tablet. A recent update brings Google apps and the Play store, making it a significantly…
Samsung Galaxy S5 new features and software: heart rate sensor, water resistant, fingerprint scanner
The Galaxy S5 packs in a raft of new features, including an upgraded camera, fingerprint scanner, heart rate sensor and more. Here's what you need…
Adding your Gmail account to an iPhone 5 is easy. Here we explain what you need to do.
Google offers a few tools and options to make browsing the web safer, but a new feature – supervised users – introduced recently on Chromebooks…
How to restore a laptop and keep Microsoft Office - extract your product key and download installation files
As long as you have a legitimate copy of Microsoft Office, you should be able to reinstall it after you perform a system restore on your laptop or…
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) review: the 10-inch high-end Samsung tablet gets a little makeover
Samsung has updated its Galaxy Note 10.1 with an S-Pen and an excellent 10.1-inch and a 299 ppi screen. Here's our Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 review.
Flappy Bird may have disappeared from the App Store and Google Play, but you can still get it: here’s how.
Looking to buy an SLR camera? Here we hand pick the top 7, ranging from entry-level £250 models to semi-pro DSLRs for those with a bigger budget.
Comments by Jim Martin
Sorry to hear it. I've never had a problem with Special Delivery. Windows Phone is getting much better. Only this morning Fitbit announced its…
That's not good at all. If it's a hardware issue, then I would expect Motorola to replace the handset under warranty, especially as the repair has…
What are the problems you've had? Our own Moto G has been running fine, so we weren't aware of any problems. I can see from Google that there are…
Hi Cora, thanks for the question. I haven't heard of this company, but if I can find some contact details and get them to send one over, I'll…
But then you won't be able to sync an iPhone. One decent reason to stick with Windows for any iPhone (or iPad owner).
You've got the wrong end of the stick. This article isn't about upgrading to Windows 8. It's about living with a new laptop or PC that comes with…
That was the aim, so glad it worked for you. I noticed that other articles all assume you already know how to flash a new image onto your device,…
Looks like you missed the part about enabling file extensions: http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/how...
Sounds like I should update the intro :)
Why, thank you!
Wed Jul 30 08:53
It's Day 2 of the sugar and ground coffee shortage at IDG towers. @AshleighAllsopp has found a lone sachet. #firstworldproblems
Fri Jul 25 12:12
I've spent all morning playing with iOS 8. The pinnacle of my achievement (so far) is this video: http://t.co/zZsW3Jr4JT
Fri Jul 25 11:29
So in iOS 8, it seems that photos and videos DO count against your iCloud storage.
Thu Jul 24 16:31
Another black mark against Windows Phone 8's name - no Pocket app. Grrrrr.
Thu Jul 24 13:28
Great time catching up with @starhawke13 about all that @IntelUK is up to over a fine lunch at Gilbert Scott :) http://t.co/v13AniLfMV