We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
Jim Martin

Jim Martin

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


Features: 
Best satnavs 2015 UK: the best sat navs you can buy in the UK

With navigation apps now either free or very cheap, is there still a need for dedicated in-car satnavs? To find out, we took to the road to see…

Features: 
Ultra HD explained: What tech you need to enjoy super-resolution 4K content

With CES 2015 in full swing, 4K and Ultra HD is back in the news. Here we explain what you need to know about the new high definition TV standard.

Video: 
Why the Fitbit Charge is the best new activity tracker

Thanks to call notifications and auto sleep tracking, the new Fitbit Charge is a great activity tracker.

Review: 
Belkin Wemo LED Lighting Starter Set review: smart bulbs you can turn on, off or dim from anywhere

Rather than buying basic LED bulbs, why not go for smart ones which you can control from your phone? The high price is one good reason but, for…

Features: 
Best PDF editor 2015 UK: Acrobat Pro vs Nuance vs Foxit vs Nitro

We test and rate the best PDF editors for 2015, including tools from Adobe, Foxit, Nuance, Nitro and more.

Features: 
8 best budget (sub-£50) headphones 2015: What's the best cheap headphones you can buy in the UK?

Mobile music lovers have never had it so good. Here we rank and rate the best cheap headphones under £50 you can buy in the UK in 2015.

Features: 
Best Wi-Fi and networking products 2015 UK: routers, range extenders, dongles and powerline adaptors

If you need to find the best wireless router, Wi-Fi dongle, range extender or powerline networking adaptors, you've come to the right place. Here…

Features: 
Best laptop bags of 2015: the 10 best laptop bags you can buy in the UK

We review the best laptop bags you can buy in the UK. 2015's best laptop bags for style, best laptop bags for comfort, best laptop bags for value…

Features: 
Best e-readers of 2015 UK: The best e-book readers you can buy in the UK

Reading a book on an eReader is just like reading a real book, but most eReaders are smaller and lighter. They offer other benefits, too, such as…

Features: 
The 15 Best Activity Trackers 2015: The best fitness trackers you can buy in the UK right now

We rank and review 2015's best fitness activity trackers available to buy in the UK right now. Keep track of your steps, distance, calories and…


 

Comments by Jim Martin


Features: 
How to set an MP3 as a ringtone on an iPhone

What's unclear? I'll update it if necessary.

Review: 
LG G3 vs LG G Flex 2 smartphone comparison review: the LG G3 is the greatest phone, but we're waiting for the LG G Flex 2 - and here's why

Whoops! That's the difference between quad-HD and 4K. I can see what Matt was thinking, but will fix that now. To be fair, he did correctly state…

Features: 
How to get Android L now: a beginners step-by-step guide

If you don't want to wipe your device, then yes, wait for OTA update. As long as you re-lock the bootloader after updating, you should get OTA…

Features: 
How to get Android L now: a beginners step-by-step guide

That's not normal, and certainly not what we're seeing on our Nexus 5. Are you running the lrx21o image?

Features: 
How to get Android L now: a beginners step-by-step guide

We're looking into this, as we're getting the same error when trying to update the Nexus 7 (2013)

Features: 
How to get Android L now: a beginners step-by-step guide

Excellent question. In theory, you should get the updates, but I don't know for sure. I will try and find out.

Features: 
How to get Android L now: a beginners step-by-step guide

Yes, now that people are saying the factory image is out, I will update the post to explain how to install it, whether you've got KitKat or the…

IDG UK Sites

Windows 10: the complete guide… so far

IDG UK Sites

8 reasons you should start a blog

IDG UK Sites

Apple says Watch April release date 'not confirmed' for the UK

IDG UK Sites

Apple Watch release date & UK price rumours: Apple Watch 'shipping in April' Tim Cook