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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


News: 
OnePlus One release date, price, specs UK: No invite needed any longer

The OnePlus One is now available to buy without an invite every Tuesday, but it's about to go up in price. Here we reveal everything you need to…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S6 review: The best Android phone of 2015. The S6 is Samsung's best-looking Galaxy yet, losing some features but adding so much more

The Samsung Galaxy S6 is the company's best-looking yet, with Samsung tackling key concerns such as build quality and software. Sure, it's lost a…

Features: 
ZTE Blade S6 Plus UK release date, price and specs: Excellent value Android Lollipop phablet available to preorder

A larger 'phablet' version of excellent-value iPhone 6-lookalike the ZTE Blade S6 Android Lollipop smartphone is now available to buy. Here we…

Review: 
ZTE Blade S6 review: This dual-SIM iPhone 6 lookalike runs Android Lollipop and offers 4G LTE at a great price

ZTE's Blade S6 is a desirable mid-range Android Lollipop phone with 4G LTE connectivity and some smart features. At a quick glance you might even…

Features: 
Huawei P8 and Huawei P8 max UK release date, price and specs: Huawei undercuts Apple, HTC and Samsung with super-stylish, super-thin P8 and P8 max

Huawei today unveiled its P8 smartphone, plus a Huawei P8 max phablet. The new Huawei phones have specs to rival Apple, HTC and Samsung flagships,…

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

Motorola's just upgraded its Moto G for the fourth time, and we can't think why it bothered. If you think that's a bit harsh, read our new Moto G…

Features: 
HTC One M9+ confirmed: UK release date, price and specs. The Quad-HD HTC One M9+ with a fingerprint scanner is the One we were waiting for

A Quad-HD HTC One M9+ with a fingerprint scanner has been announced in China. Here we reveal the HTC One M9+ UK release date, price and…

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

A phone is all most people need to send and receive text messages, but sync your inbox to your Android tablet and you can more easily manage your…

Features: 
OnePlus DR-1 UK release date, price and specs: OnePlus DR-1 Drone confirmed. What started as an April Fool's joke just caught on

OnePlus' drone, the OnePlus DR-1, started as an April Fool's Day joke, but the company will actually be selling it in small quantities. Here's…

Features: 
How to get a gold Apple Watch for £329: Save £7,500+ with this cool upgrade kit

If only the best will do, the Apple Watch on your wishlist has to be the extravagant Apple Watch Edition, with luxurious 18-carat gold. We're…


 

Comments by Marie Brewis


Features: 
What's the fastest smartphone 2014: Processor, graphics, web performance comparison

We use Chrome to ensure a fair test across devices, but often find phones do better in SunSpider with their preinstalled browsers.

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…

Review: 
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…

Features: 
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?

Review: 
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!

Review: 
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…

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

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…

Review: 
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...

Features: 
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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Why I think the Apple Watch sucks and you'd be mad to buy it

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Swatch launches a colourful smartwatch

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