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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: 
Use Google Music to listen to your music everywhere

Google Music has finally opened its doors to a UK audience, letting you access your favourite music any time, anywhere. Here's how to get started…

Review: 
Nexus 7 vs Kindle Fire HD vs Nook HD tablet comparison review

Nexus 7, Kindle Fire HD, Nook HD: these three small-screen tablets offer exceptional value. But which is best? Read our Nexus 7 vs Kindle Fire HD…

Review: 
Nexus 10 vs Surface RT vs iPad 4 tablet comparison review

The Nexus 10, Surface RT and fourth-generation iPad represent the best of each tablet operating system, but how do they stack up against each…

Review: 
Fake Windows 8 review

Fake Windows 8 lets you add a Windows 8 Modern UI-style Start screen to your Android tablet or smartphone.

Review: 
Disney Gnome Village review

Disney's Gnome Village is a delightfully simple building game that's similar to Facebook's GnomeTown, but designed for Android and iOS tablets and…

Review: 
Hidden Eye review

Get your own back on those who intend to frape you or snatch a forbidden glimpse at your private messages and data. Hidden Eye for Android is a…

Review: 
Jar of Marbles III: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow review

Sadly, Johnny Depp doesn't feature in the Android version of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, but there's plenty in Jar of Marbles III to make this…

Review: 
The Great Pumpkin Festival review

Fancy yourself as the ultimate pumpkin carver? Enter Loud Crow Interactive's Great Pumpkin Festival and show off your skills to the world tonight.

News: 
When can I get Windows Phone 8?

Last night Microsoft finally took the wraps off its much anticipated Windows Phone 8 smartphone operating system. With the promise of new and…

News: 
EE switches on UK's first 4G network

EE, formally Everything Everywhere, has today switched on its 4G mobile-broadband network in the UK.


 

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…

Features: 
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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PCs vs consoles: PCs still pwn when it comes to gaming (and everything else)

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