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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: 
iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, 5K iMac launch: as it happened - live blog

Here's what happened at today's Apple special event where the company launched the iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3 plus new Macs.

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z3 vs HTC One M8 comparison review: Two of the best smartphones of 2014 - but which is best?

The Xperia Z3 from Sony is a great handset that has shot straight to the top of our best smartphone and best Android charts. But how does it…

Features: 
Lenovo YOGA 3 Pro release date, price and specs: thin-and-light, Quad HD, touchscreen laptop/tablet convertible

Lenovo today announced the YOGA 3 Pro, an ultrathin-and-light laptop/tablet convertible with a Quad HD touchscreen display. Here we explain the…

Review: 
Motorola Moto X 2013 vs second-generation, new Moto X 2014 comparison: The 2014 Moto X is better, but how much better? (This much.)

The Moto X is back, and the second-generation 2014 Moto X is a significant upgrade on the original. Here's our Motorola Moto X 2013 vs Moto X 2014…

Features: 
Why did Microsoft buy Minecraft? Will Microsoft ruin Minecraft? - Microsoft's Minecraft aquisiton FAQs

Now that the dust has settled on Microsoft's purchase of Minecraft maker Majong, we've taken a long hard look at the deal. Why did Microsoft buy…

News: 
HTC One M8 Max (Prime/Plus) leaks and rumours: release date, specs, UK price, features

We thought it had been suspended, but rumours of an HTC One M8 Prime/Plus are recirculating as the HTC One M8 Max. Here we talk rumoured HTC One…

Video: 
BlackBerry Passport will be great for a few, and awful for many. And that makes it cool

Our BlackBerry Passport video review finds a device that is different in ways both good and bad.

Features: 
iPhone or Samsung? Why you should get a Samsung rather than an iPhone (and, you know, vice versa)

iPhone or Samsung? We help those looking for a phone to choose between an iPhone and a Samsung phone. It's iPhone vs Samsung in the smartphone…

Features: 
Windows 10 vs OS X 10.10 Yosemite comparison: OS X is an exciting but solid upgrade, Windows 10 an OS for all devices - it's 10 vs 10 10.10

In our Windows 10 vs OS X 10.10 Yosemite comparison we pit together the two upcoming operating systems from Microsoft and Apple. Windows 10 vs OS…

Review: 
BlackBerry Passport review: the most BlackBerry BlackBerry ever - only BlackBerry lovers need apply

The BlackBerry Passport is a unique and compelling device - but it might not be the smartphone for you. Find out why in our BlackBerry Passport…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
Windows 7 vs Windows 8: whats the best upgrade from XP?

Windows 8 is Windows 7 plus the aspects you describe. And measurably faster, with baked in AV.

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Microsoft HoloLens is only good for two things: And they're not holograms

I just want to know what this comment is!

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Microsoft HoloLens is only good for two things: And they're not holograms

I can assure that no comments have been deleted on this article, and there has been no site downtime today. Sounds like a local problem at your end.

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Group test: what's the best laptop?

To answer your points in order - we update this article several times a month as new laptops become available. So I'm not sure at what point we…

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HP Z1 G2 Workstation review: iMac rival is powerful all-in-one that can be easily opened and upgraded

Hi Phillip. The review is nearly a year old, so it's possible the product is no longer available. (I don't personally know this, but HP is not a…

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6 best cloud storage services - 2014's best online storage sites revealed

Nah. Fair comment. And I haven't got time to sue everybody.

Features: 
Group test: what's the best Android antivirus?

Then I can suggest only that you never use any smartphones or laptops.

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Microsoft HoloLens is only good for two things: And they're not holograms

I was talking about the comment to which I initially responded.It's fair comment to say if you believe the article is biased. I don't believe it…

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

You win points for anonymous bravery and zany humour when selecting usernames. Laugh? I nearly did.

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Sky to offer mobile phone contracts with O2: Will Vodafone make a move?

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Windows 10: a guaranteed success. Probably.

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Do we need to fight the government again over design and art education?

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Apple Watch release date & UK price rumours: Watch 'not confirmed' for April release in UK says...