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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: 
Sony Xperia Z4 UK release date, price and specs rumours: Sony Xperia Z4 launched in Japan only. Sony Xperia Z3+ rumoured for the UK at the end of May

Sony has announced the Xperia Z4 phone, but only for Japan. According to the latest rumours, in the UK we'll instead see the Sony Xperia Z3+.…

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HTC One E9+ vs HTC One M9+ comparison: The Ones we were waiting for go head to head

We were expecting great things from the HTC One M9, but it's not a massive upgrade over the HTC One M8. Soon after its release HTC in China…

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How to stop a Facebook app posting to your wall: Block Facebook apps from posting status updates and achievements on your behalf

Third-party apps are part of what keep us entertained on Facebook, but they're not so much fun once they start posting updates on your behalf.…

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Razer Nabu X SmartBand UK release date, price, specification and features: Buy one activity tracker, get one free

To celebrate the Razer Nabu X SmartBand's new social features you can get two for the price of one. Here we reveal everything you need to know…

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How to dry out a phone, smartwatch or activity tracker: how to fix a water-damaged iPhone, Apple Watch or other smartwatch or fitness band

While many Android Wear watches and Android phones are waterproof, it's not always the case. The iPhone and Apple Watch are two notable examples…

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Bluboo X6 review: The £90 4G phablet with a fingerprint scanner, with the Bluboo X6 you get a lot of phone for your money

The Bluboo X6 is a 4G LTE Android KitKat phablet with a fingerprint scanner that costs just £90 from Geekbuying. Is it a deal? We find out in our…

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Apple Watch release date, price, specs and features UK: When is the Apple Watch coming out? Apple Watch on sale today, but many customers will be disappointed

When is the iWatch coming out? Apple's Watch has finally gone on sale in the UK, but many customers will be disappointed. Here we reveal…

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Sandberg Powerbank 6000 review: A no-frills emergency charger for your phone or tablet, but this power bank falls down on value

Sandberg's Powerbank 6000 is a useful, if basic, emergency charger for your phone or tablet when you're away from the mains. Read our Sandberg…

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Xiaomi Mi 4i UK release date, price, specification and features: New Xiaomi Mi 4i confirmed. When is the Xiaomi Mi 4i coming out?

At a New Delhi event Xiaomi today confirmed its new Xiaomi Mi 4i phone. Here we reveal the Xiaomi Mi 4i UK release date, price and specifications.

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Xiaomi Mi 4i launch video stream & blog - Xiaomi event as it happened - New i is announced at Xiaomi Global Mi Phone Premiere - watch Xiaomi unveil new Mi 4i phone, with video stream & commentary

A new i is here. At 11.30am (UK time) on Thursday 23 April at its Global Mi Phone Premiere event Xiaomi unveiled a new i phone, the new Xiaomi Mi…


 

Comments by Marie Brewis


Features: 
6 best cloud storage services - 2014's best online storage sites revealed

Well that's not an opinion we share. IMO 'careless' would be trying to pick faults that don't exist in an article that was neither written by nor…

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Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-70 review: 15-inch budget laptop with full-HD display offers decent gaming, quality build and five-hour battery life

Just checked with Andrew and it was £379 from eBuyer, but this was at the end of 2014 so that exact spec model may well have sold out, especially…

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6 best cloud storage services - 2014's best online storage sites revealed

The photos of the author and his family? Pretty sure. But why do you ask?

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Microsoft Lumia 640 and XL review: Hands-on with new Windows 10 ready smartphones

New site coming very soon... should help with a lot of the user-friendliness issues. Please bear with us!

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 hands-on review: High-res tablet takes aim at iPad mini 2 and Nexus 7

Samsung claims 10 hours of online use. Obviously if you're taxing the hardware it won't last as long, but if your battery life is really poor then…

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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

Or get out less and spend more time reviewing phones, no? It's my opinion, and you're entitled to your own - and I can't control the weather any…

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Microsoft Lumia 640 and XL review: Hands-on with new Windows 10 ready smartphones

I feel your pain, but here's why we do it: http://www.techadvisor.co.uk/o...

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Microsoft Lumia 640 release date, price, specs. Plus: Lumia 640 XL release date, price, specs

On Microsoft's own store it's actually £169.99, but that's just an RRP - Microsoft also lists the current best prices, which atm is £129 SIM-free…

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Sony Xperia Z4 UK release date, price and specs rumours

Oh, true, but we all call him Matt.

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Best camera phone of 2015: iPhone 6 Plus vs LG G4 vs Galaxy S6 vs One M9 vs Nexus 6

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In defence of BlackBerrys

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Why we should reserve judgement on Apple ditching Helvetica in OS X/iOS for the Apple Watch's San...

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Retina 3.3GHz iMac 27in preview: Apple cuts £400 of price of Retina iMac with new model