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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: 
Best tablets for Christmas 2014: Best tablets to gift this Xmas

A tablet makes a great Christmas present for your nearest and dearest, as always-on devices that let you work and play. Here we round up the best…

Features: 
Best smartphones for Christmas 2014: Best mobile phones to gift this Xmas

It's the Christmas gift everyone has a use for: a smartphone. But you don't have to be Scrooge to be put off by the £500-plus price of some…

Features: 
How to use OK Google: Android's digital assistant that's more useful than you think

We explain everything you need to know about OK Google, including what it can do and how to access the Google Now voice search from any screen on…

Features: 
10 best Google Cardboard apps: Best apps for Google Cardboard virtual reality headset

Google Cardboard is a wicked toy and a brilliant gift idea, allowing you to turn any Android 4.1+ phone into a virtual-reality headset for a…

Features: 
How to make Google Cardboard: Turn any Android phone into a virtual reality headset for £2.50

Forget Oculus Rift, Project Morpheus and the Samsung Gear VR. At its I/O conference in June Google announced Cardboard, a DIY project that lets…

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

Which smartphone to buy is a highly personal choice: you might go for the best-looking phone, or the best-value phone, or perhaps even the phone…

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7 best selfie smartphones 2014 UK: What's the best phone for taking selfies?

Selfies are the big new thing for smartphones in 2014. Here we reveal the 7 best phones for taking selfies available to buy in the UK in 2014

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Amazon Echo UK: What is Amazon Echo and how can you buy it?

Amazon has announced Echo, its home audio speaker system with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and a voice assistant built in. It sounds pretty cool, but how can…

Features: 
11 best dual-SIM smartphones UK 2014: best phones you can put two SIM cards into

Here's our list of the 11 best dual-SIM smartphones you can buy in the UK in 2014.

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8 best new phones you should be most excited about in 2015: best new phones coming from Apple, Samsung, Sony, HTC, LG and others

We're big fans of the Samsung Galaxy S5, Samsung Galaxy Note 4, HTC One M8, LG G3, Sony Xperia Z3 and iPhone 6, but we're more excited about…


 

Comments by Marie Brewis


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.

Review: 
Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 comparison: What's the best Android phablet?

You really can tell the difference between full-HD and Quad HD, although to be fair both look great. Whether you'll be able to tell the difference…

Review: 
Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 comparison: What's the best Android phablet?

Totally agree with you about microSD - many people won't have a clue how much storage they need, so letting them change their minds and add more…

Review: 
Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 comparison: What's the best Android phablet?

I've taken out the comment about it being user-friendly because it was possibly a bit misleading. What I meant was that Samsung has improved…

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