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
Garmin has launched its first activity tracker, available on its own or with a heart-rate monitor. Is it the right one for you? Find out in our…
Simple.TV has been available in the US for around a year now, and it’s coming to the UK. We've had our hands on it and here's what you need to know.
Here are a couple of different ways you can undo an Android app update and revert back to a previous version.
This £30 dongle makes any TV smart, as long as you have a spare HDMI input. Here's our video review of the Google Chromecast.
We’ve rounded up the best smartphones, tablets and other gadgets that have wowed us with their features and performance at surprisingly low prices.
New 4K and OLED TVs offer more affordable ultra-high resolution sets as well as ultra-thin screens in 2014.
Build your own surveillance system with your PC’s built-in or USB webcam. We explain how to use a webcam as a CCTV and motion detection recording…
How to connect your iPad to an HD TV
See your photos, videos, websites and apps on the big screen. We show you how to connect your iPad to your TV.
Now you can get a web presence for a whole year for the price of a couple of 1st class stamps. 1&1's new MyWebsite Lite offers a personal domain…
The free Windows 8.1 Update will be arriving in a few days. Find out what you can expect in terms of new features.
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…
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
Thu Oct 09 16:27
In other tech news, today was the first day I've ever seen the Nest in actual heating mode: http://t.co/JHpEyFn2Rb
Thu Oct 09 16:23
Finally! The Moto X is here and it is one fantastic smartphone. Not badly priced either. http://t.co/IWzEB6W9Zm