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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: 
What is Black Friday: What you need to know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2014 in the UK

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are no longer just for US shoppers. Regarded as the beginning of the Christmas shopping season, Black Friday in the…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Honor 6 comparison review: Can cheap Chinese handsets live up to top smartphones?

Chinese manufacturers are well known for creating smartphones with specs to rival industry-leading flagships at much lower cost, but would the end…

Features: 
Best smartphones for Christmas 2014: Best mobile phones to gift this Xmas

It's the Christmas gift everyone has a use for: a smartphone. But you don't have to be Scrooge to be put off by the £500-plus price of some…

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Best tablets for Christmas 2014: Best tablets to gift this Xmas

A tablet makes a great Christmas present for your nearest and dearest, as always-on devices that let you work and play. Here we round up the best…

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Best laptops for Christmas 2014: Best laptops to gift this Christmas

A laptop will make an amazing present this Christmas, and it doesn't necessarily have to break Santa's bank. Here we reveal our favourite budget…

Features: 
Best tech gifts for Christmas 2014 UK: Best Xmas presents for gadget lovers and geeks

It's not just geeks who love tech: your mum, dad, partner, child, best friend and even your gran would love to receive some of the gifts in our…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs iPhone 6 comparison review: How does the iPhone 6 fare against Samsung's best Galaxy?

How does Samsung's fastest Galaxy stack up against the brand-new iPhone 6? We compare the specs to see which is the best smartphone in our Samsung…

Features: 
How to fix Wi-Fi problems with Android Lollipop: Solve Wi-Fi problems on Nexus devices

As is always the case with a brand-new operating system update, Android Lollipop has a few kinks that need to be worked out. Battery drain was a…

Features: 
Best e-readers 2014 UK: What's the best e-book reader

Reading a book on an e-reader is just like reading a real book, but most e-readers are smaller and lighter. They offer other benefits, too, such…

Features: 
24 best power banks 2014 UK: best portable smartphone and tablet chargers

If you're going to be away from mains power for a few days or your smartphone or tablet's battery simply won't last a whole working day, a…


 

Comments by Marie Brewis


Review: 
Nokia N1 vs Nexus 9 comparison: What's the best Android Lollipop tablet?

Let me clarify then: we know Nokia makes amazing Windows Phones, but we don't know what it's like with Android tablets just yet - and Nokia today…

Review: 
Nokia N1 vs Nexus 9 comparison: What's the best Android Lollipop tablet?

I probably won't do that, if it's all the same to you.

News: 
What are the two blue ticks in WhatsApp? WhatsApp read message update explained

Yes, it is. Very annoying. But unfortunately we cannot force other people to spell correctly.

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.

Review: 
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...

Review: 
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…

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