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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


News: 
BT returns to mobile market with best 4G SIM-only deals in the UK: Amazing half-price deals for BT Broadband customers, with free BT Sport and BT Wi-Fi

Having acquired EE for £12.5bn communications giant BT is returning to the mobile market, offering unrivalled 4G SIM-only plans for BT Broadband…

Features: 
How to get more storage in Android: Not enough storage on your Android phone or tablet? Here's how to get more space for apps, photos, video and music

If your Android phone or tablet is running low on storage for your apps, photos, video, music and other files there are several ways to get around…

Features: 
Google Chromecast vs Nexus Player comparison: what is the difference?

Google's Nexus Player is coming to the UK this week. But how does that set-top box differ from the company's Chromecast streaming dongle? Here we…

Features: 
4 reasons we can't wait for Nexus Player to come to the UK

Google's Nexus Player begins shipping in the UK this week, and we can't wait for the media-streaming set-top box to arrive. Here's why.

Review: 
Microsoft Lumia 435 review: The best smartphone you can buy under £50 offers the cheapest entry point to Windows 10

If you're looking for a cheap smartphone, Microsoft's Lumia 435 is the best you'll find under £50. Find out why in our Microsoft Lumia 435 review.

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…

Features: 
How to fix WhatsApp: What to do when you can't connect to WhatsApp

You can't connect to WhatsApp. Here are some fixes to try. How to fix WhatsApp.

Review: 
Aukey PB-N30 3600mAh External Battery Charger review: First power bank to charge from Lightning is a must-have for iPhone owners

Aukey's 3600mAh External Battery Charger is the first power bank to charge from Lightning rather than Micro-USB, making it a must-have for iPhone…

Review: 
Aukey PB-C1 2-in-1 External Battery and Cigarette Lighter review: 4400mAh power bank charges your phone and lights your cigarettes

Now this what we call a gadget: this pocketable power bank from Aukey charges your phone and lights your fags. Read our Aukey 2-in-1 External…

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

With only one of these phones making an appearance at MWC 2015, your decision between Sony Xperia Z4 and Samsung Galaxy S6 just got easier. Here…


 

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.

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…

Features: 
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.

Features: 
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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WWDC 2015: What Apple will launch at WWDC 2015: Apple TV, Macs, more & how to get WWDC tickets