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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: 
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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Windows 10 for phones UK release date, price and new features: When will my phone get Windows 10?

Windows Phone is no more! For the first time full-blown Windows will run on phones, tablets and PCs. Here's everything you need to know about…

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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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35 best power banks 2015 UK: best portable chargers for smartphones and tablets

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…

Review: 
EasyAcc PowerBank PB18000 review: Best-value high-capacity power bank around

If you need enough portable power to keep your phone or tablet going several days away from the mains, EasyAcc's PowerBank PB18000 is one of the…

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How to remove a virus from Android: Delete a virus from your Android phone or tablet

If you believe your Android phone or tablet has a virus then the good news is it's really easy to delete. Here's how to remove a virus from Android.


 

Comments by Marie Brewis


Features: 
OnePlus Two release date rumours: Something's happening on 22 July

Yes, there is. The OnePlus One is even cheaper than that, though, so it would be nice to see it add a Quad HD screen without drastically…

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Sony Xperia Z4 UK release date, price and specs rumours

No-one really knows Mark Egan.

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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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