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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


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…

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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…

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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…

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9 best dual-SIM smartphones of 2015: The best phones into which you can put two SIM cards - best dual-SIM phone reviews - dual-sim phone buying advice

Best dual-SIM phones. Here's our list of the best dual-SIM smartphones you can buy in the UK in 2015. Best dual-SIM smartphones: best phones into…

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Best selfie smartphones of 2015: The 13 best phones for taking selfies - best selfie phone reviews - the best smartphone selfie cameras

Best selfie smartphones of 2015: The 13 best phones for taking selfies - best selfie phone reviews - the best smartphone selfie cameras. Selfies…

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12 cheapest smartphones of 2015: The lowest-cost smartphones you can buy in the UK. Best budget phones under £50. Cheap smartphone buying advice

Need a cheap Android phone or Windows Phone? We round up the 12 best smartphones under £50 you can buy in the UK in 2015. Plus: cheap phones…

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18 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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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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