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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: 
Nokia Lumia 830 release date, price and specs UK: 'Tesla' Windows Phone to launch 4 September

The Nokia Lumia 830 is one of the last in Nokia's 2014 X30 Windows Phone line-up to launch, but it's coming soon. Here we reveal all there is to…

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…

Review: 
ZTE Blade L2 review: A super-budget quad-core smartphone with a large 5in screen

A quad-core smartphone with a 5in screen and 2000mAh battery sounds like an amazing deal at £89, but is all as it seems? Find out in our ZTE Blade…

Features: 
What is OK Google? How to use OK Google from any screen on your phone in the UK

You've probably seen the TV ads for OK Google, but what is OK Google and how do you use it? We explain everything you need to know about OK…

Features: 
Best SIM-only deals: cheapest tablet and smartphone SIM-only and Data SIM deals

Monthly contracts are great, letting you take home a high-end smartphone without handing over any cash. But if you stop to work out just how much…

Features: 
Do I need a TV Licence? How to save money on your 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.…

Features: 
6 best dual-SIM smartphone 2014: best phones you can put two SIM cards into

Here's our list of the 6 best dual-SIM smartphones you can buy in 2014.

Features: 
Tech you just can't live without: The very best smartphones, tablets, laptops, cameras, e-readers and more for your holiday

It's holiday season, and that means a lot of packing and unpacking suitcases trying to squeeze in everything you own. Take out the kitchen sink:…

Features: 
OnePlus OneWatch UK release date, price and specs: Nice Photoshop job, guys

A OnePlus OneWatch? We call BS, and here's why.


 

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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45 Best Android games: top Android games for your smartphone or tablet in 2014 (24 are free!)

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How Apple, Adobe, Microsoft and others have let us down over UltraHD and hiDPI screens

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Miranda July's Somebody app offers a very unusual take on messaging

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iPad Pro release date, rumours and leaked images - 12.9 screen 'coming in 2015'