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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


Review: 
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…

Features: 
23 best new phones you should be most excited about in 2015: best new phones coming from Apple, Samsung, Sony, Huawei, HTC, LG, Xiaomi and others

With March's MWC 2015 we saw some of the best new phones of 2015 unveiled. Here we reveal the 23 upcoming smartphones that you should be most…

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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…

Features: 
37 best power banks 2015 UK: best portable chargers for smartphones and tablets

If you're going to be away from mains power for a few days or your smartphone or tablet's battery simply won't last a whole working day, a…

Review: 
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…

Features: 
14 best dual-SIM smartphones of 2015: The best phones into which you can put two SIM cards - best dual-SIM phone reviews - dual-sim phone buying advice

Best dual-SIM phones. Here's our list of the best dual-SIM smartphones you can buy in the UK in 2015. Best dual-SIM smartphones: best phones into…

Features: 
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…

Features: 
How to set a song from Google Play Music as your ringtone: Use your purchased music as a ringtone on Android

If you're using an Android phone you have several ways of purchasing and downloading new tunes, but Google Play Music is often one of the easiest…

Review: 
Intocircuit Power Castle PC13000 and PC15000 review: Great-value, high-capacity power banks with LCD displays

Larger-capacity, upgraded versions of the PC Advisor Recommended PC11200, the Intocircuit Power Castle just got even better with the PC13000 and…


 

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…

Features: 
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…

Features: 
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?

Features: 
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…

Features: 
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?

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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