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Jim Martin

Jim Martin is an editor at IDG UK and holds a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Kent. Known for his product reviews and testing, Jim’s portfolio includes Tech Advisor and Computer Shopper.

Recent articles by Jim Martin

NEC MultiSync EA231WMi
NEC MultiSync EA231WMi review
PC monitors

A great 23in monitor, with excellent viewing angles and colour accuracy, but its high price is a lot to get over.

£297 inc VAT
Iiyama ProLite T2250MTS
Iiyama ProLite T2250MTS review
PC monitors TVs

A fine monitor with a responsive touchscreen, but we're not sure touch capabilities are worth the asking price.

£242 inc VAT
Jessops 10.4
Jessops 10.4″ Hi-Res 2GB Frame review
Digital photo frames PC monitors TVs
£69 inc VAT
BenQ V2400 Eco
BenQ V2400 Eco review
PC monitors TVs

Striking looks and great image quality, but it lacks features for the price and might make your PC look rather drab.

£199 inc VAT
Mio Navman Moov Spirit 500 Traffic review
Mobile phones Sat nav

A feature-packed satnav, but the touchscreen can be unresponsive. It's also quite expensive and there are better-value alternatives.

£200 inc VAT
Philips Brilliance 225P1ES review
PC monitors TVs

Great image quality and adjustability, and the sensor works well, but at this price it'll be a while before you make any savings.

£215 inc VAT
ATI Radeon HD 5870 review
Graphics cards PCs

Astonishing performance coupled with triple-monitor support makes the HD 5870 a desirable graphics card, despite the high price.

£319 inc VAT (Sapphire); £309 inc VAT (Asus)
ALK CoPilot Live 8 review
Mobile phones

CoPilot is a good-value app, but it crashed so often in our tests, it's best avoided unless a future update fixes all the bugs.

£26 inc VAT
Navigon MobileNavigator British Isles review
Mobile phones

A good satnav app that will frustrate some with its lack of seven-digit postcode entry.

£53 inc VAT
TomTom For iPhone review
Mobile phones

Solid navigation, but this expensive app lacks too many of the features that make TomTom's standalone units so good.

£60 inc VAT