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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


Review: 
Lumsing 70W Extended Socket & USB Charger review: Power multiple devices in your car

Keeping all your devices powered up as you while away a long car journey is easy. Read our Lumsing 70W Extended Socket & USB Charger review to see…

News: 
Is eBay UK down? eBay UK problems detected 12 August 2014

According to DownDetector.co.uk, eBay UK has been having problems since 9am on 12 August 2014.

Review: 
Lumsing Prophet BT028 budget Bluetooth speaker review: big on both sound and value at just £20

Lumsing's Prophet is a Bluetooth speaker that costs just £20. While it may not be able to compete with high-end rivals such as Bose, you might be…

Features: 
Do I need a TV Licence? How to save money on your TV Licence

With so many bills to pay and so little cash to go round, the £145.50 annual requirement for a TV Licence is by some people purposely overlooked.…

Features: 
Tech you just can't live without: The very best smartphones, tablets, laptops, cameras, e-readers and more for your holiday

It's holiday season, and that means a lot of packing and unpacking suitcases trying to squeeze in everything you own. Take out the kitchen sink:…

Features: 
OnePlus OneWatch UK release date, price and specs: Nice Photoshop job, guys

A OnePlus OneWatch? We call BS, and here's why.

Features: 
How to stop Facebook automatically playing videos: Stop autoplaying videos in Facebook for Android and iOS

One of the most commonly shared type of posts, video is huge on Facebook. Video also autoplays on Facebook's mobile apps, which is irritating.…

Review: 
Olixar enCharge KP-8000 review: portable solar charger for smartphones and tablets can keep you always connected

With many smartphone- and tablet batteries unable to last even a full working day, portable chargers are becoming ever more popular. The enCharge…

Features: 
13 best Facebook tips and tricks: stop autoplaying video, block Candy Crush, use US-only apps, protect your privacy and more

Facebook is one of the biggest, baddest social networks. At times it's a little bit too bad. Whether it's pestering you with Candy Crush Saga and…

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…


 

Comments by Marie Brewis


Review: 
UMI Zero smartphone review: World's thinnest dual-SIM, octa-core phone costs just £139

No, it doesn't support 4G, but it will work with T-Mobile 3G.

Features: 
9 best portable USB chargers 2014: best portable smartphone and tablet chargers

We have a couple of Anker power banks coming in within the next few days, so we will update the article asap

Features: 
9 best portable USB chargers 2014: best portable smartphone and tablet chargers

Correct Simon, we list only the products we've reviewed.

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.

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