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Marie Brewis

Marie Brewis

Marie is Group Managing Editor of PC Advisor and, with a BA (Hons) Journalism degree under her belt, a regular contributor of reviews, tips and tricks. Her speciality is Android, and what she doesn't know about phones and tablets isn't worth knowing. She's also our resident social media guru, and can regularly be found on Facebook spreading technology information to the masses. Or at least that's what she tells us.

 

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Articles by Marie Brewis


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

Which smartphone to buy is a highly personal choice: you might go for the best-looking phone, or the best-value phone, or perhaps even the phone…

Features: 
Android One vs Android Silver vs Google Nexus: What is the difference?

At Google's June I/O keynote Sundar Pichai introduced Android One, an affordable smartphone solution that will help Google extend Android's reach…

Features: 
How to block Candy Crush Saga, Meow Chat and other app requests and notifications on Facebook

Facebook games' tendency to send out notifications and requests on behalf of you or your friends is a constant irritation. Here we show you how to…

Features: 
Smartglasses vs smart lenses: what is Google Smart Lens?

Way back in January the Google[x] team announced its smart contact lens project. More recently, Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis said it…

Review: 
Olixar enCharge PC810 2000mAh Portable Power Bank review

The enCharge Power Bank from Olixar is an ideal portable phone charger not only for overnight trips, but also to give your device that extra bit…

Review: 
Veho VPP-004-AS Ayrton Senna Pebble Smartstick+ 3000mAh Portable Charger review

Veho's Ayrton Senna-inspired Pebble SmartStick+ is possibly one of the coolest-looking portable phone chargers we've seen. Read on for our full…

News: 
Sony Xperia Z3 release date, price and specs: New pictures leak

Sony isn't one to hang around a year to upgrade its flagship smartphone, and the successor to the Sony Xperia Z2, the Xperia Z3 (D6653), is pegged…

Features: 
Google Glass: jury still out on the smartglasses concept

Having just reached the UK, although not yet a finished product, there's been a lot of buzz over Google Glass. But no-one seems very sure of what…

News: 
HTC One Wear release date, price, specs: HTC smartwatch to take aim at Motorola's Moto 360

HTC is due to launch a smartwatch, known as the HTC One Wear, in late August/early September. Here we explain everything we know so far about the…

News: 
OnePlus One release date, price, specs: Bamboo StyleSwap cover announced

Chances are you've never heard of OnePlus, but it's the tech startup that was tipped to take the smartphone market by storm with its One phone.…


 

Comments by Marie Brewis


Review: 
LG G3 vs OnePlus One comparison review: best smartphone and best value phone go head to head

I hope so.... probably in the Note 4. But to be fair there is always something better around the corner, otherwise phone makers might as well…

Review: 
LG G3 vs OnePlus One comparison review: best smartphone and best value phone go head to head

And where can I buy those in the UK? I believe it says first to market, and I have mentioned the Find 7.

Review: 
Surface Pro hands-on review: can Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 really replace your laptop?

How many blokes do you know called Marie, Michael? I think you should re-read the article if you think I'm an Apple fanboy, and the comments…

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

Hilarious... one em-eight, but you've proper tickled me there ;-)

Features: 
How to take a screenshot on Samsung Galaxy S3, Galaxy S4, Galaxy S5 smartphone

You are all so right... Fingers work faster than my brain. Home and POWER button! Updated now, and thanks.

Features: 
How to upgrade the Nexus 7, Nexus 10 to Android 4.3

Try removing your Google account from Settings, Accounts, then re-adding it. Should do the trick.

Features: 
How to upgrade the Nexus 7, Nexus 10 to Android 4.3

Remove your Google account from the device, then re-add it. Apps should download after that.

Features: 
Cheap, but fast: Jelly Bean smartphones with dual-core processors

As I wrote at the beginning, we're often asked what is the cheapest dual-core smartphone. The S III mini might not be cheap in the true sense of…

Review: 
Google LG Nexus 4 vs Apple iPhone 5 comparison review

Fascinated by your comment.

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