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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: 
The 12 best e-books to give as gifts this Christmas (2013): e-book buyer's gift guide

If you have a loved one is a bit of a book worm, then an e-book is the perfect gift idea this Christmas. Here is where we bring you the 12 best…

Review: 
Bitstrips review: Create your own Facebook comic strip and avatar

What better way to spend a morning hanging around a deserted train station in the aftermath of St. Jude than to create hilarious comics starring…

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How to take a screenshot on Android phones: including Galaxy S3/S4, Xperia Z, HTC One and Nexus 4

Here's where we show you how to take a screenshot on any Android phone, including the Samsung Galaxy S3/S4, HTC One, Xperia Z/Z1 and many more.…

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How to set up parental control on Android: restrict Android app permissions

Kids are increasingly tech-savvy these days, and even a toddler will manage to use your Android smartphone or tablet in ways you didn't know were…

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How to upgrade the Nexus 4, Nexus 7, Nexus 10 to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean

Last week Google promised an update to its Android Jelly Bean OS that would roll out immediately. Nevertheless, many Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablet,…

Review: 
Add Flash to Android Jelly Bean with the Puffin web browser

There are plenty of sites and services on the web that still make heavy use of Flash content, but Android Jelly Bean doesn't support the standard.…

News: 
Does the Xbox One require an always-on internet connection?

Last night Microsoft unveiled its Xbox One, aka the Xbox 720 and successor to the Xbox 360. Prior to its announcement the Xbox One was rumoured to…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Google Galaxy S4 comparison review

Want to know what the difference is between the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Google Galaxy S4? Read our Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Google Galaxy S4…

Features: 
How to take a screenshot on a Mac

There are several ways to take a screenshot on an Apple Mac, whether you use a keyboard shortcut, the built-in Grab utility, the Terminal, or a…

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How to change the default search engine in Safari

If you're using Apple's Safari web browser on a Mac, you may prefer to use a more familiar search engine than its default Bing. In just a couple…


 

Comments by Marie Brewis


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…

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What's the fastest smartphone 2014: Processor, graphics, web performance comparison

Hilarious... one em-eight, but you've proper tickled me there ;-)

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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.

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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.

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