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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


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Best laptops for Christmas 2014: Best laptops to gift this Christmas

A laptop will make an amazing present this Christmas, and it doesn't necessarily have to break Santa's bank. Here we reveal our favourite budget…

Features: 
What is Black Friday: What you need to know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2014 in the UK

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are no longer just for US shoppers. Regarded as the beginning of the Christmas shopping season, Black Friday in the…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Honor 6 comparison review: Can cheap Chinese handsets live up to top smartphones?

Chinese manufacturers are well known for creating smartphones with specs to rival industry-leading flagships at much lower cost, but would the end…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs iPhone 6 comparison review: How does the iPhone 6 fare against Samsung's best Galaxy?

How does Samsung's fastest Galaxy stack up against the brand-new iPhone 6? We compare the specs to see which is the best smartphone in our Samsung…

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How to fix Wi-Fi problems with Android Lollipop: Solve Wi-Fi problems on Nexus devices

As is always the case with a brand-new operating system update, Android Lollipop has a few kinks that need to be worked out. Battery drain was a…

Review: 
MiPow Power Cube 8000L review: Charge your iPad and iPhone on the go with this ridiculously expensive power bank

MiPow's Power Cube 8000L might look pretty cool and feature a built-in Lightning connector for charging your iPad, iPhone or iPod on the go, but…

Review: 
Nokia N1 vs Nexus 9 comparison: What's the best Android Lollipop tablet?

Nokia yesterday announced its N1 Android Lollipop tablet, but how does it compare to that other high-end Android Lollipop tablet, the Nexus 9?…

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RavPower RP-PB13 Deluxe 14000mAh power bank review: Compact portable charger for your phone and tablet

High-capacity power banks aren't always big and heavy, and the RavPower RP-PB13 Deluxe does a good job of packing a decent capacity and keeping…

Review: 
Intocircuit Power Castle 11200 review: Amazing-value power bank with an LCD screen

A dual-output power bank that offers fast-charging and a digital LCD display, Intocircuit's Power Castle 11200 is a bargain at just £22. Read our…

Review: 
EC Technology 6000mAh Ultra Compact Portable Power Bank review: An excellent-value power bank that makes a great flashlight

We've seen a lot of power banks with torches built-in, but none quite so well done as the EC Technology 6000mAh Ultra Compact Portable Power Bank.…


 

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.

Features: 
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?

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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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