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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: 
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.

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z3 vs Sony Xperia Z4 comparison: What's new in Sony's latest Z-series flagship?

The Sony Xperia Z4 was a no-show at MWC 2015, but it is on its way. Here we look at how the new Sony Xperia Z4 will differ from the current Sony…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S5 vs S6 comparison: What's new in the Samsung Galaxy S6

Samsung's Galaxy S6 was announced at this year's MWC, but how does it differ to the Samsung Galaxy S5? We compare the Galaxy S5 and Galaxy S6 to…

Review: 
Motorola Moto E 4G review: With 4G and a speed boost the new Motorola Moto E budget phone is a better buy than the Moto G 4G

Motorola has upgraded its super-budget Moto E smartphone for 2015. The new Motorola Moto E has received some useful hardware upgrades for faster…

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

Xiaomi is not a well-known brand in the UK, but outside our little island it's huge. Bigger than huge. Offering top-quality devices at amazing…

Review: 
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…

Features: 
How to set up parental control on Android: restrict Android app permissions

Kids are increasingly tech-savvy these days, and even a toddler will manage to use your Android smartphone or tablet in ways you didn't know were…

News: 
HTC Petra (aka HTC One Wear) smartwatch UK release date, price and specs rumours: MWC is here, but where is the HTC smartwatch?

HTC has long been rumoured to be developing a smartwatch, previously known as the HTC One Wear and now known as the Petra. HTC has launched its…

Features: 
Motorola confirms new Moto E and Moto E 4G: 2015 Moto E UK release date, price and specs

Motorola has updated its budget Android phone and introduced a 4G version. Here's everything you need to know about the new Moto E and Moto E 4G,…


 

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.

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…

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