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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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The 5 best places to wear Google Glass, the 5 worst places to wear Google Glass - and one on which we can't decide

You've shelled out a grand for your Google Glass headset. But where to wear it? Here are the five best- and five worst places to wear Google Glass…

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OnePlus One review: bargain flagship Android is best deal smartphone of 2014

The OnePlus One is a £229 smartphone with £600 specs. Is the OnePlus One a bargain? Read our OnePlus One review to find out. Features: OnePlus One…

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Best PC keyboards of 2014: the 10 best keyboards for PC

Reviews of the 10 best keyboards for your PC. 2014's best keyboard reviews. Find the best keyboard for your PC.

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Microsoft All-In-One Media Keyboard review: stylish, portable keyboard with integrated trackpad

The Microsoft All-In-One Media Keyboard is a small and stylish wireless qwerty keyboard with an integrated trackpad. Here's our Microsoft…

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Why you should buy the OnePlus One (if you can): OnePlus One video review

We put the OnePlus One through its paces in our OnePlus One video review.

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12 most useless gadgets of all time: nauseating, crappy and downright silly technology

We love gadgets. Tech can be great. But all too often the latest gadget is a solution looking for a problem. We've rounded up the 12 most useless…

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How to install Boot Camp: run Windows 8 or Windows 7 on any Apple Mac

A step-by-step guide to running Windows on any Mac. Here's how to install Boot Camp to run Windows on the Mac.

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Best backup software 2014: 13 best file- and system backup utilities of 2014

Best backup software reviews. The best free and low-cost backup utilities you can buy in the UK right now.

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The 5 most exciting announcements from Google I/O 2014: Android L, Android Wear news, Android Auto, Chromebooks, and Android TV

We round up the best things we learned at Google I/O 2014 including new Android L, Android Wear news, Google Fit, Android Auto, Chromebooks and…

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Why TrueCrypt 7.1a is safe to use - Why you can still useTrueCrypt to encrypt sensitive data

Recent events at TrueCrypt.org have led to panic and confusion as to the security of using TrueCrypt to encrypt sensitive files and folders. But…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

A wholly inaccurate comment, as it turns out. Chris can answer your specific points, but he is not - nor never has been - an iPhone user. Not that…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

Um; it absolutely is Note 4 footage. What are you suggesting?

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Why Google Wallet isn't coming to the UK any time soon: There is no Google Wallet UK release date

But they also have to pay a fee for every transaction - as they do with any new payment system.

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Surface Pro hands-on review: can Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 really replace your laptop?

Wrong on all counts! The Surface Pro 3 is an x86 PC that runs all standard Windows software.

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

My existence? Not at all. My existence is about a lot more than paying my mortgage. Why I do my job? It's certainly a big part of it!I was being…

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Why Google Wallet isn't coming to the UK any time soon: There is no Google Wallet UK release date

'Contactless debit/credit cards use NFC, Oyster cards are NFC, Apple Pay is NFC and Google Wallet is NFC.' NFC is not the issue. Technical issues…

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Why Google Wallet isn't coming to the UK any time soon: There is no Google Wallet UK release date

Well, as I believe I said in the piece, that is changing. And that is making the market more crowded, and reducing Google's chance of making…

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Why Google Wallet isn't coming to the UK any time soon: There is no Google Wallet UK release date

But that person you know didn't make that physical purchase using contact less payment via a smartphone. That's precisely my point.

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Why Google Wallet isn't coming to the UK any time soon: There is no Google Wallet UK release date

Of course. But you would accept that a group of users who spend more on digital products is more likely to spend a lot on physical products using…

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 review: Great if you like big, expensive phones

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Why Sony's PS4 2.0 update is every gamer's dream (well, mine at least)

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This Grolsch ad combines stop-motion & CG for majestic results

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Apple rumours and predictions for 2015: What to expect from Apple in 2015