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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


Review: 
Lumsing 10400mAh Power Bank review: Portable phone, tablet, camera charger is a must-have for festivals and camping

Lumsing's Power Bank is a must-have for festival-goers and campers this summer, allowing you to charge your smartphone, tablet, camera and any…

Features: 
Inside the Samsung Galaxy S5: What the specs don't tell you

Samsung's Galaxy S5 stands accused of having a plastic build, but what does it look like on the inside? Here's some stuff you might not know about…

Features: 
Apple launches cheapest ever iMac: £899 iMac unveiled today

Only Apple could launch an £899 computer and have people think of it as 'cheap', but in today's launch it knocked £150 off its 21.5in iMac. So,…

Features: 
How to get Facebook Slingshot in the UK: Install US Android apps in the UK

Facebook has unveiled its Slingshot image-messaging app, but it's not available to users outside the US. Here's a workaround, enabling you to use…

Review: 
HTC One M8 vs HTC One E8: You're wasting your money on the HTC One M8

That's right, we said it. You're wasting your money on the HTC One M8. It's an incredibly desirable smartphone, but the plastic HTC One E8 is just…

Review: 
EE Kestrel review: UK's cheapest 4G phone offers super-fast internet for £99

EE's Kestrel, a rebranded Huawei handset, is the UK's cheapest 4G smartphone, available for £99 on PAYG (with a £10 top-up), or free on a…

News: 
Oppo Find 7 release date, price, specs, features: Quad HD smartphone up for pre-order

LG's G3 might have been the first Quad HD smartphone to the UK market, but it's about to lose that advantage. Oppo's Quad HD Find 7 is to ship in…

News: 
Samsung Galaxy K Zoom release date, price and specs: 20.7Mp S5 variant available now

The Samsung Galaxy K Zoom is the monster-camera version of Samsung's standard Galaxy S5. Here we look at what else has changed, plus the Samsung…

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Active confirmed: release date, price, specs, video, photos, performance

Samsung's Galaxy S5 Active is official and goes on sale in the US today exclusively through AT&T, but we're hoping to find out more at today's…

Review: 
LG G3 vs OnePlus One comparison review: best smartphone and best value phone go head to head

LG's G3 launched last week as the world's first Quad HD smartphone, but in all other respects it has little up on the OnePlus One, which costs…


 

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…

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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…

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How Apple, Adobe, Microsoft and others have let us down over UltraHD and hiDPI screens

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iPad Pro release date, rumours and leaked images - 12.9 screen 'coming in 2015'