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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


News: 
Oppo Find 7 release date, price, specs, features: Quad HD smartphone up for pre-order

LG's G3 might have been the first Quad HD smartphone to the UK market, but it's about to lose that advantage. Oppo's Quad HD Find 7 is to ship in…

News: 
Samsung Galaxy K Zoom release date, price and specs: 20.7Mp S5 variant available now

The Samsung Galaxy K Zoom is the monster-camera version of Samsung's standard Galaxy S5. Here we look at what else has changed, plus the Samsung…

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S5 Active confirmed: release date, price, specs, video, photos, performance

Samsung's Galaxy S5 Active is official and goes on sale in the US today exclusively through AT&T, but we're hoping to find out more at today's…

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

LG's G3 launched last week as the world's first Quad HD smartphone, but in all other respects it has little up on the OnePlus One, which costs…

News: 
HTC One E8 (M8 Ace/Vogue Edition) confirmed, release date, price, specs: plastic phone is half the price of HTC One M8

The HTC One E8 - previously known as the HTC One M8 Ace and HTC One M8 Vogue Edition - has been officially confirmed by the company. It's a…

Features: 
Best free Chromecast apps you don't know about

We all know Google's Chomecast supports a handful of great apps, including Netflix, BBC iPlayer, YouTube, Vevo, Plex, Rdio and BT Sport, and that…

Features: 
How to make Google forget you: Remove your name from Google search results

Is there something in your past that threatens to ruin your reputation - something to which Google insists on flagging up when someone Google's…

Features: 
What is Tinder: How does Tinder work; Tinder FAQ

Here we explain what is Tinder, how Tinder works, why Tinder is so popular, and other Tinder FAQs.

Features: 
How to convert YouTube video to MP3: download YouTube audio for offline listening

Music videos are frequently posted on YouTube, and converting them to MP3 lets you listen to them offline on your phone or tablet. Here's how to…

Review: 
What's the best HTC smartphone: HTC One mini 2 vs HTC One M8

HTC has unveiled its HTC One mini 2 smartphone, a 4.5in-screen smaller version of its HTC One M8 flagship Android phone. Here we compare the HTC…


 

Comments by Marie Brewis


Review: 
Nokia N1 vs Nexus 9 comparison: What's the best Android Lollipop tablet?

Let me clarify then: we know Nokia makes amazing Windows Phones, but we don't know what it's like with Android tablets just yet - and Nokia today…

Review: 
Nokia N1 vs Nexus 9 comparison: What's the best Android Lollipop tablet?

I probably won't do that, if it's all the same to you.

News: 
What are the two blue ticks in WhatsApp? WhatsApp read message update explained

Yes, it is. Very annoying. But unfortunately we cannot force other people to spell correctly.

Review: 
Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 comparison: What's the best Android phablet?

There is a lot, but even if you can't uninstall it I appreciate the fact you can now hide it from the app menu so you don't have to see it every day.

Review: 
Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 comparison: What's the best Android phablet?

Well I won't tell you how many of these are in my bag right now ;-)http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/tes...

Review: 
Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 comparison: What's the best Android phablet?

You will be able to pre-order the OnePlus One for a very short period on Monday (27 October) - more details here: http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/new...

Review: 
Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 comparison: What's the best Android phablet?

Sorry, my mistake. It is a single LED flash - have it in front of me now. I'll update the review.

Review: 
Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 comparison: What's the best Android phablet?

You really can tell the difference between full-HD and Quad HD, although to be fair both look great. Whether you'll be able to tell the difference…

Review: 
Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 comparison: What's the best Android phablet?

Totally agree with you about microSD - many people won't have a clue how much storage they need, so letting them change their minds and add more…

Review: 
Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 comparison: What's the best Android phablet?

I've taken out the comment about it being user-friendly because it was possibly a bit misleading. What I meant was that Samsung has improved…

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