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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: 
What's the fastest smartphone? What's the best phone for games? What's the best phone for web browsing? Smartphone processor, graphics, web performance comparison 2015 UK

Which smartphone to buy is a highly personal choice: If you're after the fastest phone or the best phone for games or web browsing the answers you…

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Apple Watch UK release date, price and specs rumours: When is the iWatch coming out? Apple Watch event set for 9 March

When is the iWatch coming out? Apple's Tim Cook has now confirmed details on the Apple Watch's release date, with a launch event planned for 9…

Review: 
Motorola Moto E 4G review: With 4G and a speed boost the new Motorola Moto E budget phone is a better buy than the Moto G 4G

Motorola has upgraded its super-budget Moto E smartphone for 2015. The new Motorola Moto E has received some useful hardware upgrades for faster…

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17 best portable speakers for 2015 UK: Best budget Bluetooth speakers and cheap speakers for phones, tablets and laptops

Enhance your audiovisual experience from your phone, tablet or laptop with a budget Bluetooth speaker. You needn't spend the earth to get better…

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Motorola confirms new Moto E and Moto E 4G: 2015 Moto E UK release date, price and specs

Motorola has updated its budget Android phone and introduced a 4G version. Here's everything you need to know about the new Moto E and Moto E 4G,…

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'Unfortunately Samsung Galaxy has stopped': How to fix app crashes and clear an app's cache in Android

If you have a Samsung Galaxy phone you may well have seen an error message flash up reporting that 'Unfortunately Samsung Galaxy has stopped'.…

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Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet UK release date, price and specs rumours: When is the Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet coming out? Z4 Tablet leaks ahead of MWC

A 2015 Sony Xperia Z4 tablet has leaked ahead of MWC. Here's everything we know so far about the Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet, including UK release date,…

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19 best new phones you should be most excited about in 2015: best new phones coming from Apple, Samsung, Sony, HTC, LG, Xiaomi and others

We're big fans of 2014's Samsung Galaxy S5, Samsung Galaxy Note 4, HTC One M8, LG G3, Sony Xperia Z3, Nexus 6 and iPhone 6, but we're more excited…

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Sony Xperia Z4 UK release date, price and specs rumours: When is the Sony Xperia Z4 coming out? Sony's Xperia Z4 scrapped during tough times at company?

No, say it can't be true - the Sony Xperia Z4 scrapped in light of hard times at the company? With every sign pointing to Sony exiting the…

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How to stop Google search history on Android: Turn off web history and delete your previous search history. How to browse the web in private on Android

Google collects information about your previous searches, but some of us would rather keep those searches hidden. Here's how to stop Google search…


 

Comments by Marie Brewis


Features: 
9 best portable USB chargers 2014: best portable smartphone and tablet chargers

I spoke with Zendure about this a couple of weeks ago. It is currently being redesigned and a new and improved version will go on sale within the…

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Best dual SIM smartphones 2014: best phones you can put two SIM cards into

You are correct about the UK market for dual-SIM phones being rubbish, and that some more in the way of buying advice is in order. It's on our list.

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Best dual SIM smartphones 2014: best phones you can put two SIM cards into

We have updated our chart so it includes only phones that are sold dual-SIM as standard and that we have seen in the flesh and reviewed. We think…

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Android update battery problems: How to fix poor battery life following Android 5.0 Lollipop update

Oh Cameron, if only I had a cat I could do that. In the meantime, perhaps you could enlighten us with some unique power saving tips?

Review: 
Xiaomi Mi Band review: Best value fitness band offers class-leading battery life

I didn't mention the fact it could wake up your phone - partly because I don't have a Xiaomi phone on which to try it (unfortunately we can't get…

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Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Sony Xperia Z4 comparison: What to expect from the smartphone market leaders in 2015

It does, but perhaps I brushed over it too quickly. It's particularly interesting here actually because it's rumoured that Samsung will remove…

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