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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


News: 
Is eBay UK down? eBay UK problems detected 12 August 2014

According to DownDetector.co.uk, eBay UK has been having problems since 9am on 12 August 2014.

Review: 
Lumsing Prophet BT028 budget Bluetooth speaker review: big on both sound and value at just £20

Lumsing's Prophet is a Bluetooth speaker that costs just £20. While it may not be able to compete with high-end rivals such as Bose, you might be…

Features: 
What is OK Google? How to use OK Google from any screen on your phone in the UK

You've probably seen the TV ads for OK Google, but what is OK Google and how do you use it? We explain everything you need to know about OK…

Features: 
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.…

Features: 
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:…

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

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

Features: 
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…

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…


 

Comments by Marie Brewis


Review: 
Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 comparison: What's the best Android phablet?

There is a lot, but even if you can't uninstall it I appreciate the fact you can now hide it from the app menu so you don't have to see it every day.

Review: 
Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 comparison: What's the best Android phablet?

Well I won't tell you how many of these are in my bag right now ;-)http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/tes...

Review: 
Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 comparison: What's the best Android phablet?

You will be able to pre-order the OnePlus One for a very short period on Monday (27 October) - more details here: http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/new...

Review: 
Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 comparison: What's the best Android phablet?

Sorry, my mistake. It is a single LED flash - have it in front of me now. I'll update the review.

Review: 
Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 comparison: What's the best Android phablet?

You really can tell the difference between full-HD and Quad HD, although to be fair both look great. Whether you'll be able to tell the difference…

Review: 
Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 comparison: What's the best Android phablet?

Totally agree with you about microSD - many people won't have a clue how much storage they need, so letting them change their minds and add more…

Review: 
Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 comparison: What's the best Android phablet?

I've taken out the comment about it being user-friendly because it was possibly a bit misleading. What I meant was that Samsung has improved…

Review: 
Apple Watch vs Motorola Moto 360 comparison review: watches that are as beautiful as they are smart

You haven't offended me, it comes with the job. I do believe Apple has done a great job - but so has Motorola. Everyone has different tastes when…

Review: 
Apple Watch vs Motorola Moto 360 comparison review: watches that are as beautiful as they are smart

Firstly, this guy is a girl, and definitely not in the pay of Apple. Secondly, I would have loved to have written an article that said the Moto…

Review: 
Apple Watch vs Motorola Moto 360 comparison review: watches that are as beautiful as they are smart

You really are wrong! The Apple Watch is impressive, but it's too bad that to use one I need an iPhone... You're far more likely to catch me…

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