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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: 
Add Flash to Android Jelly Bean with the Puffin web browser

There are plenty of sites and services on the web that still make heavy use of Flash content, but Android Jelly Bean doesn't support the standard.…

News: 
Does the Xbox One require an always-on internet connection?

Last night Microsoft unveiled its Xbox One, aka the Xbox 720 and successor to the Xbox 360. Prior to its announcement the Xbox One was rumoured to…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Google Galaxy S4 comparison review

Want to know what the difference is between the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Google Galaxy S4? Read our Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Google Galaxy S4…

Features: 
How to take a screenshot on a Mac

There are several ways to take a screenshot on an Apple Mac, whether you use a keyboard shortcut, the built-in Grab utility, the Terminal, or a…

Features: 
How to change the default search engine in Safari

If you're using Apple's Safari web browser on a Mac, you may prefer to use a more familiar search engine than its default Bing. In just a couple…

Review: 
Candy Crush Saga review - the mobile game that's deliciously addictive

Candy Crush Saga is the latest mobile game craze, available for Android, iOS, Facebook and online. It's your average match-three puzzler, but a…

Review: 
Doodle Jump for Android review - the mobile game you can't put down

The original hand-drawn jumping game has been re-released on Android. Doodle Jump, now free, is insanely addictive and the mobile game you just…

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z vs Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone comparison review

With the promise of a new Galaxy smartphone just a week away, the comparison of Sony's flagship Xperia Z to Samsung's much older Galaxy S III will…

Review: 
The Simpsons: Tapped Out review

The Simpsons: Tapped Out brings Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie to your Android smartphone or tablet but, Ay Carumba, is it dull.

Review: 
HTC One vs Sony Xperia Z smartphone comparison review

Two of 2013's top smartphones are likely to be the HTC One, aka HTC M7, and the Sony Xperia Z. So, how do these two high-end Android smartphones…


 

Comments by Marie Brewis


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.

Review: 
GoClever Tab A73 review

Sounds as though you'll have to do a hard reset, but you will lose any data on the tablet. Follow the instructions here: http://www.pcadvisor.co.u…

Features: 
How to factory reset an Android tablet

Here you go: http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/how...

Features: 
Do I need a TV Licence?

Actually, although just over £2 of your monthly TV Licence fee is spent on radio, you don't need a TV Licence to listen to radio. This is from…

Review: 
Google Nexus 10 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 comparison review

You can read it now: http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/rev...

Review: 
Nexus 4 vs Nokia Lumia 920 smartphone comparison review

I should probably make it clear I was referring to the fact it is a Google-branded Android smartphone, rather than simply an Android smartphone.…

News: 
BBC confirms download service to rival iTunes

 Changed now, thanks guys.

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Amazon 3D smartphone release date, price and spec: The hologram phone?

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iPhone 5s review: why the iPhone 5s is still the best phone you can buy in 2014

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Passwords don't work: here's four ways to fix them

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The art of rebranding: Creative agency The Neighbourhood explains how & why it rebranded