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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: 
How to stop Google search history on Android: Turn off web history and delete your previous search history. How to browse the web in private on Android

Google collects information about your previous searches, but some of us would rather keep those searches hidden. Here's how to stop Google search…

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…

Features: 
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…

Features: 
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…

Features: 
What is Tinder? How does Tinder work; Tinder FAQ. Find love this Valentine's Day with Tinder

With Valentine's Day approaching we explain what is Tinder, how Tinder works, why Tinder is so popular, and other Tinder FAQs.

Review: 
Etekcity Roverbeats T12 Wireless Mobile Speaker review: This stylish Bluetooth speaker is cheaper than it looks

Etekcity's 6W (2x 3W) Roverbeats T12 Wireless Mobile Speaker looks and sounds much better than it costs, making it a decent budget Bluetooth…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Note 4 comparison review: What's new in the Samsung Galaxy Note 4?

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 was unveiled in September and remains one of the best phablets you can buy, but how does it compare to the Samsung…

Features: 
What is Facebook at Work? How to use Facebook at Work and keep your boss happy

Facebook is frowned upon as a timewasting distraction in many office environments, but many of us can benefit from using the social network in the…

Features: 
Samsung Galaxy Tab A and Tab A Plus (aka Samsung Galaxy Tab 5) specs leak: Samsung is working on two new tablets

Samsung is working on two new Galaxy Tab tablets, one of which is supplied with an S Pen. Meet the Samsung Galaxy Tab A and Tab A Plus - here's…


 

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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