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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


Features: 
How to prepare your smartphone or tablet for Android L: can you upgrade to Android L, and should you upgrade to Android L?

Advice about how to prepare for the release of Android L, including installation tips and advice about whether you should upgrade or not. Plus:…

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How to watch iPhone 6 launch live: watch iPhone Air and iWatch launch as it happens

How to watch live as Apple launches the iPhone 6 next week. Don't miss out: the iPhone 6 launch could also be the iWatch launch and iPhone Air…

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Apple iWatch release date, specs, rumours: iWatch could join iPhone 6 at 9 September Apple event

Apple's smartwatch, dubbed the iWatch, is set to launch this year. We investigate the latest analysis, rumours and evidence to bring you our…

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What to expect from Sony at IFA 2014: new smartphones from Sony, new smartwatches from Sony, and new tablets from Sony

What is Sony going to launch at IFA? New products from Sony at the IFA 2014 show. We bring you new smartphones from Sony, new smartwatches from…

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The 25 best movies and TV shows to watch on Amazon Prime Instant Video in the UK, including Mad Men and The Walking Dead

Here we outline the 25 best films and TV series to watch on Amazon Prime Instant Video in the UK.

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LG G3 vs LG G3 Stylus smartphone comparison: What's the difference between the LG G3 and the LG G3 Stylus?

We compare the LG G3 with its upstart cheaper sibling the LG G3 Stylus. Here's our LG G3 vs LG G3 Stylus smartphone comparison review.

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iPad Pro UK release date, specs, features and rumours; 12.9in iPad Pro on track for 2015

We examine rumours about the launch of an iPad Pro, and bring you our analysis of the iPad Pro release date, specs and features. Here's what you…

Review: 
Nokia Lumia 530 review: £60 smartphone offers decent build and performance, awful screen and storage, poor camera

The Lumia 530 is Nokia and Microsoft's latest cheap smartphone. It is good in parts, poor in others. Here's our Nokia Lumia 530 review, with Lumia…

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Dragon Age: Inquisition UK release date, UK price, available formats. Plus: what is Dragon Age: Inquisition?

Everything you need to know about Dragon Age: Inquisition. Dragon Age: Inquisition UK release date, Dragon Age: Inquisition UK price, Dragon Age:…

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WiLD for PS4 details: features, Share Play, screenshots, video, release date - what is WiLD? A continent-sized game you can share with friends that is set to take the PS4 streets ahead of the Xbox One

WiLD is an online survival game announced at Gamescom by Michel Ancel. WiLD is a PS4 exclusive designed to take advantage of new sharing…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
How to download YouTube videos to your iPhone or iPod touch

Pointing out problems is, of course, important and appreciate. And if I am 'snotty' I'd hope it was only in response to rudeness encountered.…

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Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

I've tried to converse with you rationally. You are a boring trouble causer and your username is offensive. So I'm going to ban you. Life is too…

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Windows Phone: The best platform you should never use

I think nothing of the sort. I just presumed that when you said goodbye several crushingly boring posts ago you were going to do the decent thing…

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Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

The suggestion that the author was paid to write this article on behalf of Facebook is 100 percent the suggestion that she is corrupt. She is paid…

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Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

'Not a direct one'. Hardly the point. Dissension and disagreement are entirely welcome. The lazy suggestion that someone is on the take is not…

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Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

But I haven't, at any point, said there is nothing to worry about. For what it is worth, I personally don't use Facebook Messenger. I commented on…

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Windows Phone: The best platform you should never use

Still here? One thing I've learnt over the years is that if you are going to flounce out, it is best to close the door behind you. As to the…

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Android 4.5 release date and features: When will the next version of Android (Lollipop) come out?

I think we're in different countries Robert (not many NASA employees in the UK), but we take and appreciate your point!

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What's the fastest smartphone 2014: Processor, graphics, web performance comparison

http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/new... http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/new... We publish dozens of stories every day. The most popular ones are about…

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Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

No, I am saying nothing of the sort. I merely objected to the suggestion that the author of this story was somehow in the pay of Facebook.

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Swatch to release its own line of smartwatches to rival iWatch

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From the iPhone 6 to the iWatch and a new Apple TV we look at the products Apple is set to launch...

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Miranda July's Somebody app offers a very unusual take on messaging

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The 7 most ridiculous iPhone 6 rumours: what Apple WON'T reveal on 9 September