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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: 
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…

Review: 
Doogee F1 Turbo Mini review: The best budget 4G phone of 2015

Doogee is another new name to us, but popular outside the UK. Its F1 Turbo Mini smartphone is a super-sleek, super-budget sub-£100 4G phone. In…

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10 best smart lightbulbs 2015: Best smart LED bulbs, smart lighting, mood lighting and speaker bulbs for your UK connected home

Installing smart lighting is a simple first step on your way to a smart home. Here we reveal the best smart LED bulbs and best smart lighting for…

Features: 
How to fix WhatsApp: What to do when you can't connect to WhatsApp

You can't connect to WhatsApp. Here are some fixes to try. How to fix WhatsApp.

Review: 
Aukey PB-N30 3600mAh External Battery Charger review: First power bank to charge from Lightning is a must-have for iPhone owners

Aukey's 3600mAh External Battery Charger is the first power bank to charge from Lightning rather than Micro-USB, making it a must-have for iPhone…

Review: 
Aukey PB-C1 2-in-1 External Battery and Cigarette Lighter review: 4400mAh power bank charges your phone and lights your cigarettes

Now this what we call a gadget: this pocketable power bank from Aukey charges your phone and lights your fags. Read our Aukey 2-in-1 External…

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

With only one of these phones making an appearance at MWC 2015, your decision between Sony Xperia Z4 and Samsung Galaxy S6 just got easier. Here…

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ZTE Blade S6 Plus UK release date, price and specs: Excellent value Android Lollipop phablet available to preorder

A larger 'phablet' version of excellent-value iPhone 6-lookalike the ZTE Blade S6 Android Lollipop smartphone is now available to preorder. Here…

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Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet UK release date, price and specs: When is the Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet coming out? Slimmer, lighter, brighter - Xperia Z4 specs - new features in Xperia Z4 Tablet

Xperia Z4 Tablet release date. Xperia Z UK price. Sony Xperia Z4 specs. PLUS: new features in Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet. Everything you need to know…

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Apple Watch confirmed. Apple Watch UK release date, UK price, specs and new features: When is the Apple Watch coming out? Pre-order Apple Watch April 10

When is the iWatch coming out? Apple has today released new details about the Apple Watch in its Spring Forward event. Here we reveal everything…


 

Comments by Marie Brewis


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.

Review: 
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…

Features: 
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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