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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: 
HTC One E8 (M8 Ace/Vogue Edition) confirmed, release date, price, specs: plastic phone is half the price of HTC One M8

The HTC One E8 - previously known as the HTC One M8 Ace and HTC One M8 Vogue Edition - has been officially confirmed by the company. It's a…

Features: 
Best free Chromecast apps you don't know about

We all know Google's Chomecast supports a handful of great apps, including Netflix, BBC iPlayer, YouTube, Vevo, Plex, Rdio and BT Sport, and that…

Features: 
How to make Google forget you: Remove your name from Google search results

Is there something in your past that threatens to ruin your reputation - something to which Google insists on flagging up when someone Google's…

Features: 
What is Tinder: How does Tinder work; Tinder FAQ

Here we explain what is Tinder, how Tinder works, why Tinder is so popular, and other Tinder FAQs.

Features: 
How to convert YouTube video to MP3: download YouTube audio for offline listening

Music videos are frequently posted on YouTube, and converting them to MP3 lets you listen to them offline on your phone or tablet. Here's how to…

Review: 
What's the best HTC smartphone: HTC One mini 2 vs HTC One M8

HTC has unveiled its HTC One mini 2 smartphone, a 4.5in-screen smaller version of its HTC One M8 flagship Android phone. Here we compare the HTC…

Features: 
How to convert a PDF to Word

There are several ways to convert a PDF to Word format, but one of the easiest requires no software other than a web browser. Here's how to…

Review: 
LG G3 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 comparison review: LG and Samsung flagship smartphones go head to head

LG yesterday unveiled its G3 smartphone, a high-end Android phone with a Quad HD screen and some impressive hardware. Here we compare the LG G3 to…

Features: 
How to view Most Recent stories in your Facebook News Feed: toggle between Most Recent and Top Stories

Facebook has always had an annoying tendency to switch the default News Feed view from Most Recent to Top Stories, but recently it became more…

Review: 
Best Android phone 2014: OnePlus One vs Samsung Galaxy S5 vs HTC One M8 vs Sony Xperia Z2 vs LG G3

HTC, Samsung, Sony and LG have each now unveiled their flagship handsets for 2014, plus we've seen some outside competition from startup OnePlus.…


 

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…

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

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

Features: 
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.

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…

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45 Best Android games: top Android games for your smartphone or tablet in 2014 (24 are free!)

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

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Do you have the X-Factor too? Mix Off app puts fans in the frame

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