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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: 
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?…

Review: 
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.…

Features: 
How to use Qi wireless charging: Wirelessly charge your smartphone with EC Technology's Ultra-Slim Wireless Charger

Many of the latest smartphones come with support for Qi wireless charging, but what exactly is that, and how do you use it? Here we explain how to…

Features: 
How to use OK Google: Android's digital assistant that's more useful than you think

We explain everything you need to know about OK Google, including what it can do and how to access the Google Now voice search from any screen on…

Features: 
How to make Google Cardboard: Turn any Android phone into a virtual reality headset for £2.50

Forget Oculus Rift, Project Morpheus and the Samsung Gear VR. At its I/O conference in June Google announced Cardboard, a DIY project that lets…

Features: 
Amazon Echo UK: What is Amazon Echo and how can you buy it?

Amazon has announced Echo, its home audio speaker system with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and a voice assistant built in. It sounds pretty cool, but how can…

Features: 
26 best new tech you should be most excited about in 2015

About to buy a new phone, tablet or other consumer tech? WAIT. Here we round up the 26 best new consumer tech products still to launch and about…


 

Comments by Marie Brewis


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…

Features: 
Sony Xperia Z4 UK release date, price and specs rumours

No-one really knows Mark Egan.

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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…

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