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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: 
How to avoid the latest Facebook threat: New 'Magnet' Trojan attack targets users through porn

More than 110,000 Facebook users have fallen victim to a Trojan in two days, and that number is rising. Here's how to avoid the latest Facebook…

Features: 
Motorola Moto 360 UK release date, price and specs: Trio of new metal bands announced

Motorola has announced a trio of new Moto 360 models. Here we reveal the Motorola Moto 360 UK release date, price and specs.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Alpha review: Can Samsung do iPhone better than Apple?

Samsung hopes to appeal to the masses with its Galaxy Alpha, which is something of a cross between your typical Samsung Android phone and an…

News: 
Amazon's Fire Phone reduced to £99: The best smartphone deal you'll find all day

Amazon has reduced the price of its 32GB Fire Phone from £399 to just £99 for one day only. You will not find a better smartphone deal today.

Review: 
iClever IC-BTS02 Bluetooth Wireless Speaker review: Good looks, great sound and just £25

iClever's Bluetooth Wireless Speaker is one of the best cheap Bluetooth speakers we've tried. It sounds good, it looks great and it's affordable.…

Features: 
Xiaomi Mi Note and Xiaomi Mi Note Pro UK release date, price and specs: When is the Xiaomi Mi Note Pro coming out?

When is the Xiaomi Mi Note Pro coming out? Xiaomi might be yet to break the UK smartphone market, but outside our little island the Chinese firm…

Features: 
How to speed up a Mac: 14 tips to make a slow Mac run like new

Apple Macs are usually pretty efficient, but a Mac can slow down over time just like any PC. Here are 14 tips to help you speed up a Mac and make…

Review: 
LG G3 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 comparison review: LG and Samsung flagship smartphones go head to head

LG's G3 was one of the most impressive smartphone releases of 2014. We compare the specs to see how it stacks up against its Samsung rival, the…

Review: 
iClever 6-Port USB Travel Wall Charger review: Fast charging for all your USB devices

iClever's six-port USB Travel Wall Charger is a neat solution for reducing the number of USB chargers you need to carry on your travels, as well…

Features: 
Samsung Galaxy S6 mini UK release date, price and specs predictions: When is the Galaxy S6 mini coming out?

When is the Samsung Galaxy S6 mini coming out? With the Samsung Galaxy S6 pegged for March's MWC, Samsung will in typical fashion follow up that…


 

Comments by Marie Brewis


Features: 
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…

Features: 
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…

Features: 
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...

Features: 
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.

Review: 
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…

Features: 
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…

Features: 
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.

Features: 
Huawei Watch release date, price and specs UK: Pre-order now

Fact is there is no information on a Huawei Watch UK release, other than the news that MobileFun is taking pre-orders and expecting stock any day…

Features: 
Block Candy Crush Saga requests and notifications on Facebook

Yes. The screenshots are taken from a desktop browser. Once you've blocked an app it won't be able to bother you on any platform.

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