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

No longer exclusive to the Google Nexus line-up, Android 5.0 Lollipop is rolling out to 2014 flagships such as the HTC One M8 and Samsung Galaxy…

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What is Tinder? How does Tinder work; Tinder FAQ. Find love this Valentine's Day with Tinder

With Valentine's Day approaching we explain what is Tinder, how Tinder works, why Tinder is so popular, and other Tinder FAQs.

Review: 
Etekcity Roverbeats T12 Wireless Mobile Speaker review: This stylish Bluetooth speaker is cheaper than it looks

Etekcity's 6W (2x 3W) Roverbeats T12 Wireless Mobile Speaker looks and sounds much better than it costs, making it a decent budget Bluetooth…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Note 4 comparison review: What's new in the Samsung Galaxy Note 4?

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 was unveiled in September and remains one of the best phablets you can buy, but how does it compare to the Samsung…

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What is Facebook at Work? How to use Facebook at Work and keep your boss happy

Facebook is frowned upon as a timewasting distraction in many office environments, but many of us can benefit from using the social network in the…

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Samsung Galaxy Tab A and Tab A Plus (aka Samsung Galaxy Tab 5) specs leak: Samsung is working on two new tablets

Samsung is working on two new Galaxy Tab tablets, one of which is supplied with an S Pen. Meet the Samsung Galaxy Tab A and Tab A Plus - here's…

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Best free Chromecast apps 2015 UK

We all know Google's Chomecast supports a handful of great apps, including Netflix, BBC iPlayer, YouTube, Vevo, Plex, Rdio and BT Sport, and that…

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Best apps for Google Glass 2015 UK: The best Google Glassware shows exactly what you can do with Google Glass

Google may have taken Google Glass offsale for now, but for those who have already bought a pair the best Google Glass apps will help you make the…

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11 best Google Cardboard apps 2015 UK: Best apps for Google Cardboard virtual reality headset

Google Cardboard is a wicked toy and a brilliant gift idea, allowing you to turn any Android 4.1+ phone into a virtual-reality headset for a…

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5 best Nexus 6 cases 2015 UK: Protect your Nexus 6 from damage

If you've just bought a Nexus 6 you'll know Google has gone for the premium end of the market with its latest Android smartphone. Costing from…


 

Comments by Marie Brewis


Features: 
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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