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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: 
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.

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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…

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…

Features: 
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…


 

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.

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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...

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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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