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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


Video: 
What's the best public broadband network: BT, O2 or The Cloud?

We took to the streets to find out just how useful is public Wi-Fi.

Features: 
How good is public Wi-Fi? We test The Cloud, BT and O2 to find out if you really need 3G or 4G connectivity

We spent a day traipsing around London with Broadband Genie to find out whether public Wi-Fi hotspots offer sufficient coverage that you don't…

Features: 
How to clear out your iMessages on iPhone; delete text messages on iPhone in iOS 7

We show you how to delete text- and iMessages from your iPhone using iOS 7.

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Which iPhones, iPads and iPods can run iOS 7? Will my iPad, iPhone or iPod run iOS 7?

We explain which devices can run iOS 7, as well as looking at some of the features that are available only for more recent iPhones, iPads and iPods.

Features: 
How to run Windows 98 programs in Windows 7: run old programs on a new version of Windows

We show you how to run programs from Windows 98 in Windows 7 (and Windows 8).

Review: 
HMV Music app review - sing then buy your favourite songs

HMV Music is an app for Android and iPhone that allows you buy songs from His Master's Voice using your own voice. In theory. Here's our HMV Music…

Features: 
10 reasons why you should buy an Android tablet (and 5 reasons why you shouldn't)

Here's why you should rush out and buy an Android tablet. And also, you know, why you might want to consider something else...

Features: 
How to recover files from an SD card that has stopped working... for free

We show you how to get files off a corrupt SD card. How to recover photos and other data from an SD card that has stopped working.

Review: 
HTC One Max review - huge Android phone is a stylish heavyweight performer

HTC took the excellent HTC One Android phone and supersized it. Here's our HTC One Max review.

Review: 
HTC One vs Nexus 5 smartphone comparison review - which great Android phone should you buy?

We compare the Nexus 5 and the HTC One. Two great Android phones - but which should you buy? Read our HTC One vs Nexus 5 smartphone comparison…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Review: 
Motorola Moto G hands-on review: A mid-range smartphone at a budget price

Certainly. Any smartphone will be Wi-Fi enabled, and can connect to your home network just as does your laptop. It will also log on to other…

Review: 
Galaxy S5 vs iPhone 5S comparison review: big, brash Android vs slight, beautiful iPhone - which one are you?

I'm not sure it is relevant, but I use both an iPhone 5 and a BlackBerry Z10. Both work supplied. The last two phones I purchased were a Moto G…

Review: 
Lexmark C522n

Not sure I understand the criticism. Should we take it down?

Features: 
What is Google Glass? Everything you need to know

Point 'em out and we'll change them. Msitakes happen.

Review: 
Sennheiser Momentum Black review: bloated bass-focused headphone

Well Andrew has more than 20 years' experience in Hi-Fi and audio. So I'm gonna go with him.

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

Not yet available in the UK, so we haven't had opportunity to do proper testing, and we don't do guess work.

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Group test: what's the best laptop?

No meds but I *have* had two coffees this morning. That could be it. (I have no intention of quitting, BTW, although in this game you are only…

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

Give me a clue. What language is this?

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy S5 comparison review: New flagship only adds a few features

('Chris' friend' from the same IP address as 'Chris'. If it wasn't so sad it would be funny.)

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Samsung Gear 2 review: Classy Tizen smartwatch is too expensive

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How to join Apple's new OS X Beta Seed Program: Run pre-release versions of OS X on your Mac

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Why our gadgets will kill us all: bleating notifications, too many chargers and the proliferation...

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