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
Windows Media Player should play .AVI files by default, but a variety of factors from installing other media players to Windows updates can cause…
With performance to rival an iPad Air, this budget Android tablet punches well above its weight. It's by no means perfect, but it's a tempting…
If you find your home Wi-Fi connection is slow or drops out, it's worth changing the channel your router uses: it will likely fix the problem.…
We test out the second-generation FuelBand - the SE - to find out whether Nike has improved its activity tracker enough to warrant an upgrade.
It's more expensive, but the updated second-generation iPad mini is everything the original should have been. Watch our video review to find out why.
This combined action cam and car DVR is cheaper than a GoPro and has a built-in colour touchscreen. But is it any good? Read our review to find out.
Most tablets aimed at kids have a 7in screen. Not the Kurio 10S. If you want a big-screen tablet for your child, the 10-inch Kurio could be what…
The Amazon Kindle Fire HD (2013) is an Android tablet with great price and specs, but its lack of access to Google's app store could be an issue…
Samsung has launched a kids' version of its Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, complete with an easy-to-use, colourful interface. Here's our Galaxy Tab 3 Kids review.
Here's how to update the maps on your TomTom, Garmin or Navman satnav, and roughly how much you can expect to pay.
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