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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 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…

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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.…

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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.

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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:…

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9 best portable USB chargers 2014: best portable smartphone and tablet chargers

If you're going to be away from mains power for a few days or your smartphone or tablet's battery simply won't last a whole working day, a…

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

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

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How to stop Facebook automatically playing videos: Stop autoplaying videos in Facebook for Android and iOS

One of the most commonly shared type of posts, video is huge on Facebook. Video also autoplays on Facebook's mobile apps, which is irritating.…

Review: 
Olixar enCharge KP-8000 review: portable solar charger for smartphones and tablets can keep you always connected

With many smartphone- and tablet batteries unable to last even a full working day, portable chargers are becoming ever more popular. The enCharge…

Features: 
13 best Facebook tips and tricks: stop autoplaying video, block Candy Crush, use US-only apps, protect your privacy and more

Facebook is one of the biggest, baddest social networks. At times it's a little bit too bad. Whether it's pestering you with Candy Crush Saga and…

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Android One vs Android Silver vs Google Nexus: What is the difference?

At Google's June I/O keynote Sundar Pichai introduced Android One, an affordable smartphone solution that will help Google extend Android's reach…


 

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.

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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…

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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