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Matt Egan

Matt Egan

Matt Egan is editor-in-chief of PC Advisor, having worked for the UK's best-read technology magazine and website since 2003. A passionate technology fan who writes on subjects as diverse as internet security, social media and Windows, in his spare time Matt enjoys playing football (badly) and singing in a band (also badly).


 

Articles by Matt Egan


News: 
Smartphones are evil: 11 weird Google Suggest results, and what they tell us about tech in 2014

Google Suggest is a feature that sees the search engine trying to complete a search query as you type words into the search engine's text box.…

Video: 
Road trip! We travel the length of the country to find out the UK's best mobile networks of 2014

We took to the road to test mobile broadband under real-world conditions over the length of the UK. We traveled from London to Edinburgh to…

Features: 
Oculus Rift release date, specs and features: Oculus Rift will change the way we play, experience events, visit places

Oculus Rift release date and price in the UK, plus Oculus Rift specs, and what it is like to use Oculus Rift.

Features: 
How to get iOS 8 beta 4 now: a beginner's step-by-step guide to installing iOS 8 today on iPhone and iPad

It's possible, and in fact relatively straightforward, to install iOS 8 beta 4 on any recent iPhone or iPad. Here's how to get iOS 8 now on iPhone…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Fame review: budget Android smartphone is cheap, not cheerful

The Samsung Galaxy Fame is a very cheap budget Android smartphone. Here's our Galaxy Fame review.

Features: 
How to become a LinkedIn Publisher: how to use long-form posts on LinkedIn to boost your professional profile

We explain how to become a LinkedIn Publisher, as well as why you might want to be a LinkedIn Publisher.

Features: 
Best free and cheap apps for kids, toddlers and teens: entertain children of all ages with these great apps for Android and iPhone

We pick out great free apps for children of all ages. Best fun apps, best educational apps. Best apps for kids. Great apps for babies, apps for…

Features: 
Best projector 2014: what's the best projector for office? Best projector for classroom, home cinema

PC Advisor reviews the best projectors you can buy in the UK today. Best projector for home cinema, best projector for office, best projector for…

Features: 
HTC One M9 release date, price, specs: what we expect to see from the HTC One M9 in 2015

This is the page on which we will gather together all the latest news and rumours about the HTC One M9 release date, price, specs.

Features: 
The 11 best smart TVs of 2014: best smart TVs from Samsung, Sony, LG, Panasonic and more

Best smart TVs reviews. The best 11 smart TVs you can buy in 2014. Best smart TVs from Samsung, Sony, LG, and Panasonic.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Review: 
Dell Precision M4700 Mobile Workstation review: powerful mobile workstation

That sounds like a terrible experience and you have my sympathy. I'm not here to defend or promote anyone, but I will say that Dell has millions…

Review: 
Nexus 7 vs new nexus 7 2 comparison review: Which Nexus 7 should I buy?

No Fraught. As you know - behind your anonymous username - that is the very opposite of what I am saying.

News: 
No Man's Sky release date, gameplay features & trailers

A fair point. But also where it gets a bit tricky: can websites publish news only immediately when it happens? We cover all sorts of products, and…

Features: 
Group test: what's the best Android antivirus?

That is terrible advice.

Review: 
OnePlus One review: hands-on with the customisable Android phone that has top specs and a great price

For one thing, I'm not here to defend- or speak for OnePlus. I'm sure there is an element of hype by scarcity. I am no expert, but it don't think…

News: 
No Man's Sky release date, gameplay features & trailers

Good luck with your onward surfing.

News: 
No Man's Sky release date, gameplay features & trailers

It wasn't meant to trick or confuse. We're pulling together the best information sources, and will continue to do so. You will find out the…

News: 
No Man's Sky release date, gameplay features & trailers

Interesting term 'content scraping'. We consider it a service to pull together information from multiple sources. It was what they taught me at…

News: 
No Man's Sky release date, gameplay features & trailers

We're living in hope. There is so much interest it would make sense to pull it up. As you say, fingers crossed.

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Nokia Lumia 930 review: The flagship Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone

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Live Blog: Apple financial results, record June quarter, 35.2m iPhones sold, $37.4b revenue

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Welcome to the upgrade cycle - you'll never leave

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Why smartphone screens are getting bigger