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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: 
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: 
55 best new tech you should be most excited about in 2014/2015

About to buy a new phone, tablet or other consumer tech? WAIT. Here we round up the 55 best new consumer tech products still to launch and about…

Features: 
How to install Adobe Flash to an Android smartphone or tablet

Adobe may have cut support for Flash in Android Jelly Bean, but the great many sites and services that continue to make heavy use of the standard…

News: 
Sony Xperia Z3 release date, price and specs: Z3 coming at IFA

Sony isn't one to hang around a year to upgrade its flagship smartphone, and the successor to the Sony Xperia Z2, the Xperia Z3 (D6653), is pegged…

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…

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16 best new phones you should be most excited about in 2014: best new phones coming from Apple, Samsung, Sony, Motorola and others

We're big fans of the Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC One M8, LG G3, Sony Xperia Z2 and even the now ancient iPhone 5s, but we're more impressed by what's…

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…


 

Comments by Marie Brewis


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

System Restore will roll back everything - the above steps allow you to delete only the affected files.

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

I hope so.... probably in the Note 4. But to be fair there is always something better around the corner, otherwise phone makers might as well…

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

And where can I buy those in the UK? I believe it says first to market, and I have mentioned the Find 7.

Review: 
Surface Pro hands-on review: can Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 really replace your laptop?

How many blokes do you know called Marie, Michael? I think you should re-read the article if you think I'm an Apple fanboy, and the comments…

Features: 
What's the fastest smartphone 2014: Processor, graphics, web performance comparison

Hilarious... one em-eight, but you've proper tickled me there ;-)

Features: 
How to take a screenshot on Samsung Galaxy S3, Galaxy S4, Galaxy S5 smartphone

You are all so right... Fingers work faster than my brain. Home and POWER button! Updated now, and thanks.

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…

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