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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


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Xiaomi Redmi 2A UK release date, price and specs: Xiaomi celebrates 5th birthday with £65 Redmi 2A budget 4G phone

As part of its fifth birthday celebrations Xiaomi has announced a budget 4G phone. Here's everything we know about the Xiaomi Redmi 2A, including…

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HTC One E9+ UK release date, price & specs: Plastic HTC One confirmed

The rumoured plastic HTC One - the HTC One E9+ - was today confirmed by HTC's Chinese site. Here's everything we know about the HTC One E9+ UK…

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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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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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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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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.

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BT returns to mobile market with best 4G SIM-only deals in the UK: Amazing half-price deals for BT Broadband customers, with free BT Sport and BT Wi-Fi

Having acquired EE for £12.5bn communications giant BT is returning to the mobile market, offering unrivalled 4G SIM-only plans for BT Broadband…

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How to get more storage in Android: Not enough storage on your Android phone or tablet? Here's how to get more space for apps, photos, video and music

If your Android phone or tablet is running low on storage for your apps, photos, video, music and other files there are several ways to get around…


 

Comments by Marie Brewis


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Samsung Gear Solo smartwatch release date, price and specs UK: first smartwatch to work without a smartphone

I think Shane means you can get two SIMs for the same number, which is different to what we think of as dual-SIM - being able to put two different…

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Samsung Gear Solo smartwatch release date, price and specs UK: first smartwatch to work without a smartphone

Hi Vera. Our hands-on review should answer those questions: http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/rev...Basically, the Gear S can accept its own SIM, which…

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How to get texts on a tablet: Use an Android tablet to send and receive text messages from your phone

If you have a BlackBerry phone - it doesn't work with Android phones, does it?

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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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How to get a free EE Power Bar: Mobile and broadband customers eligible for free smartphone charger

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Why Netflix won't terminate your account for using a VPN, probably

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Forever 21 denies pirating Adobe, Autodesk and Corel software, accuses companies of 'bullying'

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New Apple TV 2015 release date rumours: Apple's WWDC invite shows Apple TV