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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: 
Nexus 7 vs Nexus 10 tablet comparison review

The Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 are two very popular, incredibly good-value tablets sold under Google's name but, aside from differences in the price and…

Features: 
Is it legal to download YouTube videos?

Is it illegal to download YouTube video for personal use? Many people would answer that question by suggesting it's something of a 'grey' area.…

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How to download YouTube videos to Android

If one of the things for which you enjoy using your Android tablet is to watch YouTube videos, the need to be in range of a Wi-Fi hotspot can be a…

Review: 
Nexus 4 vs Nokia Lumia 920 smartphone comparison review

Google Nexus 4 or Nokia Lumia 920, which is the best smartphone? Read our Google Nexus 4 vs Nokia Lumia 920 comparison review to find out.

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How to turn your Nexus 7 or Nexus 10 into a digital photo frame

Daydream is a new feature in Android Jelly Bean 4.2 that in essence turns your Nexus 7 or Nexus 10 into a digital photo frame, displaying a…

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How to turn your Nexus 7 or Nexus 10 into a family PC

Jelly Bean 4.2 is an incremental upgrade over 4.1, but it includes some useful new features - notably, the ability to set up multiple user…

Review: 
Nexus 4 vs iPhone 5 comparison review

We compared the Nexus 4 and iPhone 5. Which is the best smartphone? Find out in our Nexus 4 vs iPhone 5 comparison review. UPDATED, January 4 2013.

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8 tech resolutions for 2013

You may already be feeling a sense of dread over some of the New Year's resolutions you've told everyone you're going to make. Have you pledged to…

Review: 
Lenovo IdeaTab A2109A review

Lenovo's IdeaTab A2109A is a 9in Android tablet running Ice Cream Sandwich 4.1.1. It's a useful size for those for whom a 10in tablet is too big,…

Features: 
iPad, Android, Kindle, Windows: what tablet will you buy?

Tablets are this year's must-have tech toy, and the choice is endless. Fortunately, PC Advisor is here with tablet reviews and tablet buying advice.


 

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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