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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: 
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…

Features: 
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…

Features: 
Best Chromecast tips and tricks: What else can Chromecast do?

Chromecast is a super-cool, super-affordable gadget, but if all you're using it for is a wireless replacement for an HDMI cable then you just…

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10 of the strangest, most pointless Android apps you can download today: Our pick of the worst apps for Android

Is there anything a smartphone can't do these days? You won't believe what's at number one in our list of the 10 strangest, most pointless Android…

Review: 
Lava BrightSounds portable Bluetooth speaker & smart lamp review: One of the best gadgets you'll take camping this year

Smart lightbulbs are the latest addition to the smart home, but what about when you're away from home? We love this Lava BrightSounds smart lamp…

Review: 
Tronsmart Draco AW80 Android Media Player review: Android TV comes to any old TV via this octa-core set-top box

Tronsmart's Draco AW80 is an octa-core Android Media Player that turns any TV into an Android tablet. And now it supports Ubuntu 14.04 too. Read…

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How to use WhatsApp on the web: Get WhatsApp on your phone, tablet, laptop AND PC

WhatsApp is now available on the web, meaning it's possible to simultaneously access your WhatsApp account on your phone, tablet, laptop or PC…


 

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.

Review: 
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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