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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: 
Google Glass: jury still out on the smartglasses concept

Having just reached the UK, although not yet a finished product, there's been a lot of buzz over Google Glass. But no-one seems very sure of what…

News: 
OnePlus One release date, price, specs: Bamboo StyleSwap cover announced

Chances are you've never heard of OnePlus, but it's the tech startup that was tipped to take the smartphone market by storm with its One phone.…

Features: 
10 of the strangest, most pointless Android apps you can download today

Is there anything a smartphone can't do these days? Making cows moo and licking your own phone screen is pretty odd, sure, but you won't believe…

Features: 
5 reasons to buy the OnePlus One over the S5, HTC One, LG G3 and Sony Z2

OnePlus is a relatively unknown smartphone manufacturer, but its One smartphone truly is a fantastic deal - if you can get hold of it. Here we…

Features: 
ID cards and implants: convenient or a step too far in the invasion of our privacy?

If you could have a chip implanted or carry around an ID card that meant you never again had to prove your ID, remember logins and passwords and…

Features: 
OnePlus One mini and OnePlus One tablet release: When will we see new hardware from OnePlus?

We investigate the possibility of new hardware coming from OnePlus in the form of a OnePlus One mini and OnePlus Tab.

Review: 
Lumsing DCH-5U 5-port USB Travel Wall Charger review: Charge 5 USB devices at once

Lumsing's 5-port Travel Wall Charger lets you do away with assorted cables and chargers, allowing you to simultaneously charge up to five devices…

News: 
Samsung Gear VR release date, price and specs: Is this Samsung's answer to the Oculus Rift?

Samsung's hurrying along development of its Gear VR virtual-reality headset for an IFA 2014 launch. Here we reveal the Samsung Gear VR release…

Features: 
Android L offers remarkable battery life, but it's no faster than KitKat

Android L is Google's biggest update to its mobile OS yet, and it's claimed to offer a host of new features and performance enhancements over…

News: 
Nokia Lumia 530 release date, price and specs: Best-selling Windows phone to get an upgrade

The Nokia Lumia 520 is the most popular Windows phone to date - and that's no surprise, given its tiny sub-£100 price and good range of features.…


 

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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