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
Apple iPhone 5C video review - Apple's most colourful iPhone is expensive. Why wouldn't you buy the iPhone 5s?
Apple's latest iPhone is the most colourful ever. Here's our iPhone 5C video review.
This latest version of Apple's operating system for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch represents the biggest change to its interface since the…
Have you got 100s or 1000s of emails after upgrading to iOS 7? We show you how to fix the problem
Asus Transformer Book T100: first look
With the new-generation Intel Atom chip on-board, the new Asus T100 should have the power and battery life to make Windows 8 a viable option on a…
Dell has resurrected the Venue name for its new range of Windows 8 tablets, running Intel Bay Trail processors. We get hands-on with the 8in model.
Today, Google announced three new Chromebooks and a Chromebox, all based on Intel’s new low-power fourth-gen Core processors, dubbed Haswell. We…
Intel has announced its smallest-ever silicon to power the Internet of Things and wearable devices, plus a sneak peek of the 14nm Broadwell CPU
Medion's LifeTab is a 10-inch Android tablet which costs well under £200. Most of its big-name rivals cost more or have smaller screens, so if…
Prominent web hosting provider 1&1 has launched a new range of hosting packages which include easy access to popular apps and CMSes such as…
Plasma vs LED: which TV tech is best?
Can't decide whether an LED TV or a plasma panel is right for you? We lay out the pros and cons of each technology.
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