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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: 
LimeFuel Blast L180X Pro 1800mAh power bank review: Passthrough charging makes this both a four-port USB hub and a portable USB charger

LimeFuel's Blast L180X Pro 18000mAh power bank might be a lot more expensive than its rivals on the market, but it ticks several boxes that other…

Review: 
Inateck BTSP-20 review: Rock out in the shower with this splashproof Bluetooth speaker

Inateck's BTSP-20 is an IPX5-certified splashproof 3W Bluetooth speaker that's ideal for rocking out to your tunes in the bath, shower, at the…

News: 
Why do I get no phone signal on the train? UK mobile operators failing to deliver on rail network

A recent study by GWS has found that in the UK a third of all mobile internet tasks and one in seven phone calls attempted on the train fails. If…

Features: 
How to use a MicroUSB cable with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch: convert MicroUSB to Lightning

When Apple introduced the proprietary Lightning connection on iPhone, iPad and iPod, it made laying your hands on a compatible cable a total pain.…

News: 
Motorola Moto X 2014 release date, price and specs UK: Moto Maker arrives in the UK

Motorola has upgraded its flagship Moto X smartphone. Here we reveal the new 2014 Motorola Moto X UK release date, price and specs.

News: 
Sony Xperia Z3 release date, price and specs UK: Pre-order or get it now

Just six months after the Xperia Z2 went on sale Sony has unveiled the Xperia Z3 smartphone at IFA 2014. Here we reveal all there is to know about…

Features: 
Nokia Lumia 730 Dual SIM and Lumia 735 confirmed: release date, price, specs UK

Nokia has unveiled its Lumia 730 Dual SIM and Lumia 735 at IFA 2014. Here's everything you need to know, including release date, price and specs UK.

Review: 
Apple Watch vs Motorola Moto 360 comparison review: watches that are as beautiful as they are smart

Motorola and Apple made us wait for what felt like forever to unveil their smartwatches, but both were well worth the wait. In our Apple Watch vs…

Features: 
iPhone 6 launch as it happened: Apple launches iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and Apple Watch

Apple today unveiled three major new products: the iPhone 6, the iPhone 6 Plus, and the Apple Watch. Enjoy again our iPhone 6 launch live blog to…

News: 
New 2014 Motorola Moto G confirmed: UK release date, price and specs - The best budget phone just got an upgrade

The Moto G is the best-value smartphone you can buy, and it just got even better. Here we reveal all you need to know about the new 2014 Motorola…


 

Comments by Marie Brewis


Features: 
9 best portable USB chargers 2014: best portable smartphone and tablet chargers

I spoke with Zendure about this a couple of weeks ago. It is currently being redesigned and a new and improved version will go on sale within the…

Features: 
Best dual SIM smartphones 2014: best phones you can put two SIM cards into

You are correct about the UK market for dual-SIM phones being rubbish, and that some more in the way of buying advice is in order. It's on our list.

Features: 
Best dual SIM smartphones 2014: best phones you can put two SIM cards into

We have updated our chart so it includes only phones that are sold dual-SIM as standard and that we have seen in the flesh and reviewed. We think…

Features: 
Android update battery problems: How to fix poor battery life following Android 5.0 Lollipop update

Oh Cameron, if only I had a cat I could do that. In the meantime, perhaps you could enlighten us with some unique power saving tips?

Review: 
Xiaomi Mi Band review: Best value fitness band offers class-leading battery life

I didn't mention the fact it could wake up your phone - partly because I don't have a Xiaomi phone on which to try it (unfortunately we can't get…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Sony Xperia Z4 comparison: What to expect from the smartphone market leaders in 2015

It does, but perhaps I brushed over it too quickly. It's particularly interesting here actually because it's rumoured that Samsung will remove…

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