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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


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Tesco Hudl 2 vs Nexus 7 tablet comparison: the best cheap tablet you can buy

The Nexus 7 is still available to buy in the UK, and at current prices it's a great buy. But the Tesco Hudl 2 is a staggeringly good buy. What is…

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What happens to smart heating when the internet is broken, there's a power outage, or the batteries run out?

We explain what to happens to smart thermostats and zoned smart-heating when there is a power cut or the Wi-Fi breaks. Includes Nest, Hive, Tado,…

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Samsung Gear Live review: Android Wear smartwatch is decent value, but I still wouldn't buy

The Samsung Gear Live is a relatively inexpensive smartwatch that runs Android Wear. Is it worth your wearing? Find out in our Samsung Gear Live…

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Amazon Fire Phone vs iPhone 6 comparison: Cheaper Fire Phone is great for watching and shopping, but not much else

Find out why the iPhone 6 will offer better value than the Amazon Fire Phone for only some users, in our Amazon Fire Phone vs iPhone 6 comparison,…

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4 ways to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone: get Android phone numbers and emails on to new iPhone

How to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone. Move Android contacts to your new iPhone.

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Lumia 535 vs Moto E comparison: the best cheap smartphone you can buy

We compare two great, cheap smartphones: the Lumia 535 and the Moto E. Which is the best cheap smartphone you can buy right now? Read our Lumia…

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FIFA 15 review: come for the gameplay, stay for the experience in a game of two halves

FIFA 15 offers the most realistic gameplay of any FIFA game, now sufficient to rival traditional enemy Pro Evo. We love FIFA 15, and our FIFA 15…

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Why free Office for iPad makes the Windows PC more important, and sticks it to Google Docs

Office is now free for all iPhone-, iPad and Android users. Here's why Microsoft made Office free - and why that move makes sense.

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Office for iPad, iPhone and Android FAQs: how to use Office on your phone or tablet - and now for FREE!

Everything you need to know about Office for iPad, Office for iPhone and Office for Android. Including how to get Office for iPad for free, how to…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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What happens to smart heating when the internet is broken, there's a power outage, or the batteries run out?

Crikey. I would imagine not, but we really are beyond my knowledge now!

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 hands-on review: High-res tablet takes aim at iPad mini 2 and Nexus 7

Fair enough. We're in the process of building a new site. Can't reduce the ads, but can improve the experience. And, for the record, we…

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Group test: what's the best antivirus?

Leaving all of that aside, because I have addressed it elsewhere and - honestly - I think this is a situation to which people bring prejudice. But…

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What is Black Friday: What you need to know about Apple and Amazon's Black Friday 2013

Usually pretty good. Depends on the individual deal, just keep an eye on the blog. It will be updated all week.

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Xperia Z3 vs iPhone 6 comparison review: Sony slaps Apple in a flagship smartphone face off - but both face challenges in a competitive market

No. Because that is completely different, and would be an utterly facile thing to do.

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Xperia Z3 vs iPhone 6 comparison review: Sony slaps Apple in a flagship smartphone face off - but both face challenges in a competitive market

Me; this website; this site's publishers IDG; Apple; or Sony? Exactly which of the above are you accusing of corruption and breaking UK law? I…

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10 best Facebook games of June 2014

Grow up Niall. Of course it was an accusation, and of course it was false. With monotonous regularity keyboard warriors see fit to accuse author…

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