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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: 
Fitbit Charge HR video review

Video review of the Fitbit Charge HR

News: 
Ubuntu phone release date, price and specs: BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition flash sales

After one of the longest waits for a smartphone ever, the Ubuntu phone is here. Here's what you need to know about the BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu…

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…

Review: 
iPhone 5S review: still a great smartphone, especially if you want a smaller screen

The iPhone 5S might be considered old hat by some, but it's still a good choice if you're buying a smartphone in 2015. Read our iPhone 5S review…

Features: 
iPad mini 4 release date, price and specification rumours: 2015 tablet likely to get iPad Air 2 internals

We round up all the rumours about the new iPad mini 4 including its price, specifications, release date and features

Features: 
How to replace your iPhone battery: save money using our step-by-step guide

If your iPhone's battery won't hold it's charge, it's cheap and relatively simple to replace it. Using our step-by-step guide, here's how to fit a…

Features: 
iPhone battery change

Replace an iPhone battery

Features: 
Microsoft Lumia 535 release date, price and specs in the UK: On sale now

Microsoft has launched the first Lumia without the Nokia brand. Here's everything you need to know about the Microsoft Lumia 535, an entry-level…

Features: 
Battlefield Hardline release date, price and game features

Traditionally, Battlefield has been a military FPS, but in Hardline you get to play cops or criminals, pulling heists or taking down the robbers…

Features: 
How to disable graphics in laptop without screen: fix a blank screen when Windows is working but your monitor isn't

We share some expert tips for fixing your laptop when you can't get an image on screen from your graphics card


 

Comments by Jim Martin


Features: 
Group test: what's the best laptop?

You're not a moderator, at least you're not showing as a mod to us. If you are on your system, let us know.

Features: 
Group test: what's the best laptop?

Not quite following this. Reply to what?

Features: 
How to set up a spare router to epand your Wi-Fi network coverage

It's a fair point, and we probably should have said "spare router and powerline adaptors" since, as has been pointed out, it can be cheaper to…

Review: 
McAfee LiveSafe 2015 review: internet security suite offers good value protection for PCs, laptops and mobile

If we had unlimited resources and budget, we would be able to review every single AV program. As you can imagine, we don't.However, we are…

Features: 
The 8 Best Activity Trackers 2014: The best fitness trackers you can buy in the UK right now

These aren't really available in the UK yet, but we will attempt to track one down and review it. Moov PR, feel free to get in touch with us if…

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Group test: what's the best antivirus?

Rishabh, we can only comment on software we've tested. To answer your other question, you would need to buy your own copy.

Features: 
Group test: what's the best antivirus?

We'll look into doing a review on ZoneAlarm.

Features: 
What's the fastest smartphone 2014: Processor, graphics, web performance comparison

I think you mean BIAS. And in what way? This is a chart of the benchmark scores. So are you accusing the benchmarks of being anti-Nokia and…

Features: 
5 best Samsung Galaxy S6 cases: Protect your Samsung Galaxy S6 from damage

Correct - the back cover is not removable. We were given bad information. The S View Cover just clips over the phone like a case. It doesn't…

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