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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: 
How to block Candy Crush Saga, Meow Chat and other app requests and notifications on Facebook

Facebook games' tendency to send out notifications and requests on behalf of you or your friends is a constant irritation. Here we show you how to…

Features: 
Smartglasses vs smart lenses: what is Google Smart Lens?

Way back in January the Google[x] team announced its smart contact lens project. More recently, Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis said it…

Review: 
Olixar enCharge PC810 2000mAh Portable Power Bank review

The enCharge Power Bank from Olixar is an ideal portable phone charger not only for overnight trips, but also to give your device that extra bit…

Review: 
Veho VPP-004-AS Ayrton Senna Pebble Smartstick+ 3000mAh Portable Charger review

Veho's Ayrton Senna-inspired Pebble SmartStick+ is possibly one of the coolest-looking portable phone chargers we've seen. Read on for our full…

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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…

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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.


 

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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