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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: 
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…

Features: 
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet UK release date, price and specs: When is the Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet coming out? Slimmer, lighter, brighter - Xperia Z4 specs - new features in Xperia Z4 Tablet

Xperia Z4 Tablet release date. Xperia Z UK price. Sony Xperia Z4 specs. PLUS: new features in Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet. Everything you need to know…

Review: 
Inateck BTSP-10 Plus review: Cheap Bluetooth speaker boasts unique design and booming audio

Inateck's BTSP-10 Plus is a portable Bluetooth speaker for your phone, tablet or laptop with a unique design and booming audio. Read our Inateck…

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 2 8in and Tab S 2 9.7in UK release date, price and specs rumours: When is the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 2 coming out?

Successors to the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and 10.5 tablets have leaked as the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 2 8in and 9.7in. Here we reveal the Samsung…

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Samsung Pay UK release date and features: When is Samsung Pay coming to the UK? Samsung Pay to take on Apple Pay and Google Wallet

Samsung has announced its new Samsung Pay mobile service, which will come to the UK later this year. Here we discuss the Samsung Pay UK release…

Review: 
Nokia 105 review: How to get a free phone (and play Snake!)

Even the cheapest smartphones aren't cheap enough for some people. Here we show you how to get a free phone in our Nokia 105 review.


 

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.

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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?

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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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