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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: 
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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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…

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.

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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…

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Google Chromecast vs Nexus Player comparison: what is the difference?

Google's Nexus Player is coming to the UK this week. But how does that set-top box differ from the company's Chromecast streaming dongle? Here we…

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4 reasons we can't wait for Nexus Player to come to the UK

Google's Nexus Player begins shipping in the UK this week, and we can't wait for the media-streaming set-top box to arrive. Here's why.


 

Comments by Marie Brewis


Features: 
Android update battery problems: How to fix poor battery life following Android 5.0 Lollipop update

Sticking up for myself is now classed as rude? Well I apologise for not crying into my keyboard. I also apologise for not agreeing with your…

Review: 
Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 review: Hands-on with the reversible smartphones

You are correct. It is a HANDS-ON review, aka a preview. Once Chris has had a little longer to play with the Alcatel he will update this article…

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What is eBay's Global Shipping Programme and how does it affect you?

The article was written six months ago when the GSP was announced, and thanks for drawing it to my attention because it probably is in need of an…

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Android update battery problems: How to fix poor battery life following Android 5.0 Lollipop update

If you hadn't started out by calling me a corporate shill I might have been more inclined to come up with a decent response.

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Kingzone Z1 review: The fastest phone you'll find below £200

Got anything to back up those claims?

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Android update battery problems: How to fix poor battery life following Android 5.0 Lollipop update

Oh wow. Next time ask your wife to help you come up with a better put down.

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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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