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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: 
Huawei claims title for 'world's fastest 4G LTE smartphone' with Ascend P2

Huawei has unveiled its Ascend P2 smartphone, which it claims is the world's fastest 4G LTE smartphone. The 8.4mm-thick Ascend P2, available in…

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How to check the spec of your Android Jelly Bean phone or tablet

Readers often want to know how to check the specification of their phone or tablet in Android Jelly Bean. If this information isn't easily…

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

We're often asked what is the cheapest dual-core smartphone running Android Jelly Bean 4.1. Here, we help you find a smartphone that is not only…

Review: 
PushBullet review

Sharing data with other people is a cinch, but what about sharing data with yourself? PushBullet is a free Android app that aims to simplify the…

Review: 
4 Pics 1 Word (What's the Word?) review

RedSpell claims its What's the Word? iPhone and iPad app is the original version of the latest craze in mobile word games, but the similar 4 Pics…

Review: 
Nexus 4 vs BlackBerry Z10 smartphone comparison review

The best Android phone is the Nexus 4. The best BlackBerry is the BlackBerry Z10. But how do they compare? Find out in our Nexus 4 vs BlackBerry…

Review: 
Lenovo IdeaTab A2107A Android tablet review

The Lenovo IdeaTab A2107A is a 7in Android tablet at a cheap price. Here's our Lenovo IdeaTab A2107A review.

Review: 
Huawei Ascend G330 review

The Huawei Ascend G330 adds a faster processor and new features to Huawei's already tempting budget Android phone, offering a mix of low price and…

Features: 
How to unlock an Android phone/tablet

It's wise to use a security measure to protect from unauthorised access your Android smartphone or tablet, whether you use a pattern, PIN,…

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Do I need a 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.…


 

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…

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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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