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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: 
The 25 best headphones of 2014: the best sets of earbuds and headphones for iPhone, iPad, Android and more

We review the top 25 headphones you can buy in the UK right now. Get the most for your money with our best headphones for your smartphone or tablet.

Review: 
iT7s2 review: wireless Bluetooth headset offers acceptable audio - great for working out, cycling and running

The iT7s2 is a Bluetooth headset designed for listening to music when you work out. If you need headphones for running or cycling, check out the…

Features: 
12 best mono laser printers of 2014: fastest and cheapest mono laser printers for your business

The best mono laser printers you can buy in the UK in 2014. Best mono laser printers for speed and value.

Features: 
How to access blocked torrent sites like The Pirate Bay: simple ways to use a VPN to get around ISP block

How to use a VPN to access blocked torrent sites such as The Pirate Bay. How to access The Pirate Bay in the UK.

Review: 
Nexus 5 vs OnePlus One comparison: the best budget phones you can buy in 2014 - but which is the biggest bargain smartphone?

The OnePlus One and Nexus 5 are two brilliant smartphones that offer excellent value, performance and build quality. But which is the best value…

Features: 
Windows 9 release date, price, features: Leaked 'Windows 9' screenshots showcase all-new Start menu

We outline what we know about the Windows 9 release date, Windows 9 price and Windows 9 features. Including Windows 9 screenshots, and the return…

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…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
Group test: what's the best smartphone?

So which is it? (And, you know, why?)

Features: 
How to use Windows Live Family Safety

Give us a clue: what language is this?

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 vs iPad Air: the big tablets compared

'I'm not being biased in any way'. 'I hate Apple'. Erm...

Review: 
Android L vs iOS 8 comparison preview: Apple vs Google software showdown

Perhaps you'd like to educate us? Currently you've just copied and pasted a bit of an article.

News: 
Windows 8 'Threshold' update will be Windows 9

You're quite right. Apple used to do it semi deliberately, then Samsung took it to a whole new level with the Galaxy S3. Now all tech companies…

Video: 
5 reasons why PCs are better than Macs: Mac vs Windows PC - which is best?

A compelling argument. But PC users seem to understand apostrophes better.

Review: 
New Nexus 7 review; the best 7in tablet of 2013

Worth waiting until at least the end of the month I'd say. See what they come out with. Even if it isn't what you want it should make the Nexus 7…

Review: 
Lumia 520 vs Motorola Moto E comparison review: best cheap smartphones you can buy in the UK in 2014

It does not. But it does sell advertising that is targeted at you based on your personal behavioural data, which is harvested from a variety of…

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

No fighting spirit here. I'm just doing my job, which is - in part - dealing with trolls who post ridiculous statements such as 'the journalism…

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…

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