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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.


 

Articles by Marie Brewis


Features: 
HTC One E9+ UK release date, price & specs: Plastic HTC One confirmed

The rumoured plastic HTC One - the HTC One E9+ - was today confirmed by HTC's Chinese site. Here's everything we know about the HTC One E9+ UK…

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HTC One M9 Plus UK release date, price and specs rumours: A Quad-HD HTC One M9 with a fingerprint scanner could be on its way

In 2014 a premium version of the HTC One M8 was rumoured but never materialised. Is 2015 the year for the HTC One Plus? We investigate rumours…

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30 best laptops for 2015: The best laptop you can buy in the UK - best power laptops, best budget laptops, best ultrabooks

A list of the UK's best laptops available to buy in 2015. Keep reading to find out what is the best laptop of 2015. Best laptop reviews.

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OnePlus 2 / OnePlus Two UK release date, price and specs rumours: When is the OnePlus 2 coming out? OnePlus 2 to run new OxygenOS

When is the OnePlus Two coming out? The OnePlus 2 (or OnePlus Two) has been confirmed for 2015, and it will run the brand-new OxygenOS. Here's…

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OnePlus Drone to arrive in April: OnePlus One gaming is about to get a lot more serious

At MWC OnePlus dropped a hint that it was about to release a game changer with the tagline Start a new game. #OneGameChanger. That game changer is…

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How to turn off GPU hardware acceleration in Chrome: Fix keyboard and mouse lag, slow performance, scrolling glitches and tabs not loading in Google Chrome

If you're having performance issues with Google Chrome, hardware acceleration could be to blame. Here's how to turn off GPU hardware acceleration…

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Active UK release date, price and specs: When is the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active coming out? Galaxy S6 Active to bring back the microSD slot and waterproofing

Samsung's highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S6 will be joined by a number of smartphone variants, including the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, Samsung…

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ZTE Blade S6 review: This dual-SIM iPhone 6 lookalike runs Android Lollipop and offers 4G LTE at a great price

ZTE's Blade S6 is a desirable mid-range Android Lollipop phone with 4G LTE connectivity and some smart features. At a quick glance you might even…

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nVidia Shield 2 Tablet UK release date, price and specs rumours: When is the new nVidia Shield tablet coming out?

nVidia's Shield promised PC gaming on an Android tablet, and the new Shield is set to be even more powerful. Here we reveal the nVidia Shield 2…

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Sony Xperia Z4 UK release date, price and specs rumours: Sony Xperia Z4 to launch at September's IFA 2015. New Sony Xperia Z4 pictures show Quad-HD display

Sony's Xperia Z4 won't be here until IFA 2015, but we know what it looks like and we've got a pretty good idea of what to expect. Read on for a…


 

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Features: 
Sony Xperia Z4 UK release date, price and specs rumours

Hopefully Samsung will re-think those decisions with its Galaxy S7, but I don't want to wait a year to upgrade.Clearly I have wrongly assumed that…

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The 11 Best smartwatches 2014: what is the the best smartwatch or activity trackers available to buy in the UK right now

It's because our review of the Gear S is only a hands-on from IFA: http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/rev...Until we've thoroughly tested it we aren't…

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6 best cloud storage services - 2014's best online storage sites revealed

Glad it was useful to you. You can find some more tips on adding storage to Android here: http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/how...

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10 best new phones you should be most excited about in 2014: best new phones coming from Apple, Samsung, Sony, Motorola, LG and others

Eventually we'd like to be able to do that, but right now we haven't tested enough of them to do so.

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New Moto G 4G 2015 review: Motorola's latest Moto G 4G is a poor successor to the best budget phone on the market and no match for the cheaper Moto E 4G

Prices change on a daily basis, Zack. At the time of writing the Moto E was £89 at Amazon. Phones (with the exception of iPhones) very rarely sell…

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How to connect Android to TV: see your phone or tablet apps on the big screen

Unfortunately not. Sky Go is incredibly picky and won't let you view the feed on anything other than the phone or tablet on which the app is…

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Amazon Fire TV Stick release date, price and specs: Take on Chromecast and Roku Streaming Stick

Yes, but new Prime members will get a £12 refund between 11-25th May, taking the price to £7.

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Huawei Watch release date, price and specs UK: Pre-order now

Fact is there is no information on a Huawei Watch UK release, other than the news that MobileFun is taking pre-orders and expecting stock any day…

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Block Candy Crush Saga requests and notifications on Facebook

Yes. The screenshots are taken from a desktop browser. Once you've blocked an app it won't be able to bother you on any platform.

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