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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
10 worst website names - Penisland and many more

Dumb, stupid and just plain bad website names which have an unintentional second meaning

Looxcie LX2
Looxcie LX2 review
Video cameras

An easy to use wearable camcorder, but it's a shame about the uninspiring video quality

£140 inc VAT
PCTV Systems Broadway 2T
PCTV Systems Broadway 2T review

An easy-to-use network TV streamer, and it will be even better once the USB ports work

£170 inc VAT
Western Digital WD TV Live 2011
Western Digital WD TV Live 2011 review
Media streamers

A big improvement on the outgoing version, yet for the same low price. It's a worthy award winner

£80 inc VAT
Western Digital's factory in Thailand under water
Hard disk factory floods cause PC prices to rise
Internal hard drives

Thai floods shut down hard disk factories and send PC prices rocketing

Stig welcome screen
TomTom Go Live Top Gear Edition review
Sat nav

This limited edition will naturally appeal to Top Gear fans, but we'd expect full maps of Europe at this price

£180 inc VAT
Forza Motorsport 4 intro
Forza Motorsport 4 review

A racing game clearly designed by petrol heads - it delivers everything that fanatical car fans desire, and has massive replay value

£35 inc VAT
iPhone 4S camera
Apple iPhone 4S review
Mobile phones

It's hugely expensive, but well worth it if you can afford it. It's fast, has a great camera (and video capabilities). Siri isn't quite there yet, but in time, it should be an invaluable time saver

£599 inc VAT
IOS 5 rich text
Apple iOS 5 review

A huge update to Apple's mobile operating system, and one that you should upgrade to now

Top Gear satnav on TomTom's website
TomTom Top Gear satnav banned by BBC
Sat nav

Jeremy Clarkson-voiced satnav cancelled, but you can still buy one if you're quick