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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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Windows 10 release date, price, features UK: Staggered release with PCs coming first this summer - Build 10122 now available with new features

Windows 10 is coming sooner than expected, and without Internet Explorer. With new features and the news that the upgrade will be free for…

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How to stop pop-up ads on Android: block pop-ups on Android browser, stop pop-up adverts on Chrome for Android

How to block pop-ups on Android phone. Stop pop-up adverts on Android browser and Chrome for Android. Make your Android phone surf faster, and…

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10 best smart heating systems 2015 UK: smart thermostats that can keep you warm and save you money - Nest vs Hive vs Tado vs Heat Genius. PLUS - Inspire, HeatMiser, NetAtmo, PassivSystems and Honeywell

The best smart-thermostats and smart-heating systems you can buy in the UK in 2015. The best home-automation services dedicated to keeping you…

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28 best headphones of 2015 UK: the best earbuds, best headphones and best wireless headphones for iPhone, iPad, Android and more

We review the top 28 headphones you can buy in the UK in 2015. Get the most for your money with our best headphones for your smartphone or tablet.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 UK release date, price and specs rumours: When is the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 coming out? As early as July?

When is the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 coming out? The best Galaxy Note 5 rumours, including Galaxy Note 5 release date, Galaxy Note 5 UK price, Galaxy…

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12 best NAS drives 2015 UK: What's the best network storage you can buy in the UK?

The UK's 12 best NAS devices of 2015. NAS reviews, network storage buying advice.

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How to recover files from a dead SD card for free: tips for fixing memory cards that aren't working

SD cards are well known for being temperamental so if yours has stopped working, here are a few ways to try and recover files from a dead SD card…

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How to block a number on an iPhone in iOS 8 and iOS 7: how to stop someone calling you on your iPhone - block your ex on your iPhone

How to block a number from calling you on your iPhone. Stop calls from an iPhone contact. Here's how to stop your ex calling you on your iPhone.

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How to remove a virus - how to clean PC and laptop of virus, spyware and other malwares. Clean up your PC after infection

How to remove a virus from your PC or laptop. Get rid of virus, spyware and other malware from your PC or laptop. Clean up any PC or laptop after…

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How to remove Google redirect virus: stop web browser redirecting to Google.com

Why it is that your web browser redirects to what appears to be the Google home page, and how to stop it doing so. Here's how to remove the Google…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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Top 10 Android Lollipop tips, tricks and hidden features: The best bits of Android L

'Click bait', that's debatable but your opinion to which you are entitled.'People from countries whose names we can't spell are hired to write…

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How to use System Restore to fix a Windows 8 PC or laptop

This explains our position (which may change): http://www.techadvisor.co.uk/o...

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How to stop autoplaying ads, videos and media on web pages: stop videos autoplaying in Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer

Yes, we certainly do. This explains our current thinking, but it is constantly up for review: http://www.techadvisor.co.uk/o...

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Apple Watch vs Huawei Watch comparison preview: What's the difference?

Certain irony in the punctuation in this post.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Sony Xperia Z4 comparison: What to expect from the smartphone market leaders in 2015

So we should never compare any products unless it is Samsung and Apple? Odd viewpoint.

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How to manually upgrade an Android smartphone or tablet

'Full of links to other parts of the site' is an odd criticism!

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Oculus Rift release date, specs and features: Oculus Rift set to change the way we play, how we experience events and places

No idea what that means. I'm gonna presume it was a compliment. Thanks!

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