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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: 
Intel Atom x3, Atom x5, Atom x7 release date, specifications: Intel announces next generation budget mobile, tablet chips - Intel takes aim at budget smartphone, tablet, hybrid markets - $75 smartphones launching soon

Intel launches Atom x3, Atom x5 and Atom x7, making a play for the budget smartphone market. Intel Atom x3 features, specs, release date; Intel…

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Samsung Galaxy S6 launch as it happened: Galaxy S6 launch video and live blog - watch again as Samsung launches Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge - new features in Galaxy S6, Galaxy Pay and more

Samsung Galaxy S6 launch as it happened. Galaxy S6 launch live blog and video. Watch the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2015 video stream, and read our…

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Best mobile phone deals of the week

PC Advisor brings you this week's best smartphone deals. The cheapest leading smartphone deals available right now.

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Best Custom Launchers for Android: change the homescreen on your Android phone or tablet with best Custom Launchers for speed and customisation

We list the 10 best Custom Launchers for your Android smartphone or Android tablet. Best Custom Launchers for speed, best Custom Launchers for…

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Bloodborne UK release date, price, screenshots: what is Bloodborne, where to buy Bloodborne, and why playing Bloodborne is like a Friday night in Matlock

We explain what is Bloodborne, tell you the Bloodborne release date, and explain the Bloodborne UK price. PLUS: where to buy Bloodborne, and why…

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21 best antivirus for PC and laptop UK: 2015's best antivirus for protection, performance value, and best free antivirus

The 21 best antivirus programs for your PC or laptop in the UK in 2015. Antivirus reviews, tests and ratings. Best Windows antivirus.

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17 best security software of 2015 UK: best internet security software - best antivirus, best antispyware for Windows

Best security software for PC or laptop in the UK. 2015's best internet security suites for Windows. Security suites tested, reviewed and ranked.

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How often should you restart your smartphone, tablet, laptop or PC? Keep your smartphone, tablet and laptop humming along by restarting only when you need to

We explain how often you should restart your laptop, and how often you should restart your smartphone or tablet. How to use less power, and keep…

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How to remove Google Search bar on Android: Get rid of that annoying Google Search bar from your Android's homescreen, without rooting your phone

How to get rid of the annoying Google Search bar that sits in your Android home screen. Here's how to remove the Google Search bar from Android,…

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Surface Pro 4 release date, rumours, UK price and specs - expect the Surface Pro 4 to launch in October 2015 with Windows 10 and a Core M chip

When will the Surface Pro 4 launch? We explain the likely Surface Pro 4 release date, price and specs - based on our analysis of internet rumour.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
Sony Xperia Z4 UK release date, price and specs rumours

Bless you! Not sure where I became relevant, but for the record: I bought an iPhone 3G about six years ago, and am posting this from my LG G3.

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Budget smartphones

A bit too expensive for this list. Great handset.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 release date and specs rumours: When will the Galaxy S6 come out?

Xioami sells many more smartphones than does Apple, I believe.

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How to delete Android devices from Google Play store

Ouch. How does Roy feel about starting a sentence with 'also'?

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How to watch Samsung Galaxy S5 launch event live: follow the Samsung Unpacked 5 press conference

Fair point. We use the same page as lots of people bookmark it. Does make the comments a little confusing!

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Battle of the browsers 2013: which is the best web browser for Windows?

I'm not making an argument. You hinted that we were somehow paid to promote Google Chrome. I called you on it: we weren't, we would never do that,…

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Battle of the browsers 2013: which is the best web browser for Windows?

For the record, the onus is most definitely not on us to disprove false accusations of corruption. But I am always happy to do so. (And I presume…

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6 best budget gaming PCs 2014: What's the best low-cost gaming PC you can buy in the UK?

We are working on a new responsive site that will ease some of these issues. Thanks for your patience. (Sent from my own Lg g3!)

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Minix Neo Z64 UK release date, price and specs: Sub-£100 mini PC runs Windows 8.1 or Android KitKat

I can't comment on your experience, and I am sorry if it was bad, but we have checked out Geekbuying as we do any e-commerce site we mention. We…

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Battle of the browsers 2013: which is the best web browser for Windows?

Why don't you join the dots for me? If you are accusing the publishers of this website of being corrupt, at least have the bravery to actually do…

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