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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: 
Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook release date, price and specs UK: first tablet optimised for reading comes with loads of free content

Samsung and Barnes & Noble have teamed up to create the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook, which launched today at a New York event. Here's everything you…

Features: 
Sony PlayStation 5 release date, price and specs UK: When is the PS5 coming out?

We waited an agonising seven years for Sony to upgrade its PS3 to the PS4, but will we have to wait as long for the PS5? Here we reveal all there…

Review: 
Nokia Lumia 530 vs Motorola Moto E: Windows vs Android for best budget phone

As the best budget smartphones in the Windows and Android camps, we compare the Motorola Moto E and Nokia Lumia 530 spec for spec to see whether…

Features: 
How to take a screenshot on Android phones and tablets: including Galaxy S3/S4/S5, Xperia Z2, HTC One and Nexus 5

Here's where we show you how to take a screenshot on any Android phone, including the Samsung Galaxy S3/S4/S5, HTC One, Xperia Z/Z1/Z2 and many…

Features: 
How to uninstall the latest Windows update and why you should: Fix 0x50 Stop error message and problems with fonts

Following user reports of system crashes and issues restarting their machines, Microsoft has pulled its August Update for Windows - and it says…

News: 
Quad HD Samsung Galaxy S5 could be coming to the UK: Is this the phone the Samsung Galaxy S5 should have been?

A version of Samsung's Galaxy S5 smartphone with a Quad HD screen and Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor could be on its way to the UK.

Features: 
30 most useful tutorials for iPhone users: How to do that thing you really wish you could do on your iPhone

Apple is famed for creating devices that just work. Except in our experience not everything you want to do on an iPhone is quite so…

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…


 

Comments by Marie Brewis


News: 
Amazon's Fire Phone reduced to £99: The best smartphone deal you'll find all day

Yes. It's a bit confusing, but it will really just suit existing O2 customers or those who are happy to become one.

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...

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