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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: 
Best games consoles 2015: Best games consoles you can buy in the UK today

Games consoles are must-haves for many of us, but they're expensive. So keep in mind that you can still pick up older consoles and games at much…

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8 best dual-SIM smartphones of 2015: The best phones into which you can put two SIM cards - best dual-SIM phone reviews

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…

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Best selfie smartphones of 2015: The 12 best phones for taking selfies - best selfie phone reviews - the best smartphone selfie cameras

Best selfie smartphones of 2015: The 12 best phones for taking selfies - best selfie phone reviews - the best smartphone selfie cameras. Selfies…

Review: 
Doogee F1 Turbo Mini review: The best budget 4G phone of 2015

Doogee is another new name to us, but popular outside the UK. Its F1 Turbo Mini smartphone is a super-sleek, super-budget sub-£100 4G phone. In…

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Elephone P5000 review: This Samsung Galaxy lookalike promises best battery life and will even charge other phones

On paper the Elephone P5000 is unlike any phone we've ever seen before, with a huge 5350mAh battery that can keep going four days or, thanks to…

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5 best desktop chargers 2015: The best desktop and travel USB chargers you can buy in the UK

Desktop chargers let you charge multiple phones, tablets and other USB-powered devices from a single mains outlet, and are great for freeing up…

Review: 
Olixar 6 USB Smart IC Charger review: The fastest way to charge multiple phones, tablets and USB devices

Desktop chargers are useful gadgets at home and on holiday, reducing cable clutter and the number of power adaptors you require to keep going the…

Review: 
Zendure 5-Port Turbo Desktop Charger review: The best way to charge all your gadgets quickly, easily and simultaneously

Desktop chargers such as this five-port Zendure Turbo Desktop Charger are becoming increasingly popular as consumers buy more and more mobile…

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Should you buy grey market tech? The pros, cons and risks of buying cheap phones and other electronic goods from overseas markets. How to buy cheap phones from China

If you're in the market for a cheap phone or other tech you may have noticed the crazy-cheap prices on sites such as Geekbuying, Coolicool and…

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

No longer exclusive to the Google Nexus line-up, Android 5.0 Lollipop is rolling out to 2014 flagships such as the HTC One M8 and Samsung Galaxy…


 

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…

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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?

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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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