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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: 
5 Android features you're about to get on your iPhone: the iOS 8 features Apple stole from Android

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and with iOS 8 Apple really wants to flatter Android. Here are five features in iOS 8 that Apple…

Features: 
Best free online games: 25 best casual games with which to waste your lunch hour

The 25 best casual games you can play online, and for free, right now.

Features: 
How to remove malware - how to clean PC and laptop of virus, spyware and other malware

How to remove malware from your PC. Get rid of virus, spyware from your PC or laptop. Clean up any PC or laptop.

Features: 
WWDC 2014 keynote: as it happened - Apple launches iOS 8 and OS X 10 Yosemite | new features, details

Apple today announced iOS 8 and OS X 10 Yosemite at its WWDC14 Keynote in San Francisco. Relive the WWDC14 keynote with our expert bloggers, with…

Features: 
Steam Box and Steam Controller UK release date and price; When you will be able to buy Steam Machines

When will the first SteamOS Machines arrive in the UK? Find out in our Steam Box UK release date feature, including the Steam Controller UK…

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

You can buy a good smartphone for £100 or less: choose between the Lumia 520 and the Moto E and you will get top class specs at a low, low price.…

Features: 
Microsoft phone scam: don't be a victim - what to do when you receive a call from a security 'expert' offering to fix your PC

If you receive a phone call from a security 'expert' offering to fix your PC - it's a scam. Here's how to avoid the Microsoft phone scam, and what…

Review: 
LG G3 vs iPhone 5s comparison: the biggest and best smartphone display takes on the only small phone left in town

The days of iPhone domination are over. But Apple's iPhone 5s is the only remaining 4in high-end flagship. How does the little iPhone compare to…

Review: 
Surface Pro 3 vs MacBook Air comparison: Surface Pro is the thinnest laptop ever, but you might want the MacBook's keyboard

Microsoft says that Surface Pro 3 can replace both your MacBook and your iPad. Here we compare Surface Pro 3 with the MacBook Air to see how the…

Review: 
LG G3 vs HTC One M8 comparison: best smartphone display takes on fastest, most stylish phone

The LG G3 is the Android phone with the best display ever seen on a smartphone. How does the LG G3 compare to the fastest, most stylish phone on…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
New Nexus 6 release date, rumoured specs and features: When is the new Nexus 6 coming out?

You have a good imagination, but you know much less than you think. You also credit us with a lot more cynicism than we can muster. Our commercial…

Review: 
Motorola Moto G vs Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone comparison review: which is the best budget Android phone?

Seems reasonable! I'm trying to work out why anything would have autoplayed in this page. Not sure it should have. We autoplay only when the video…

Review: 
iPhone 6 Plus review: Apples biggest and best phone yet but it's not for everyone

Now Mark, I think you know it lacks expandable storage.

News: 
iPhone 6 release date: When will Apple's next iPhone arrive?

What possible relevance is there in it being made in China? What phone do you use that isn't made in China?

Comment: 
My Family Tree 3.0.11.0 (32-bit)

It's not that sinister - we just take the same feed for some downloads. Beta news too, I think.

Comment: 
My Family Tree 3.0.11.0 (32-bit)

Yeah; we have done no such thing. And you should be really careful about accusing someone of plagiarism.

Features: 
How to speed up a computer; speed up any PC or laptop

We are building a new site to do exactly that. But it is worth me pointing out that the advertising pays for the website.

Review: 
Nokia Lumia 925 hands-on

Wow. Lot of opinion here, not a single inaccuracy that I can see. You like your phone, and that's great. But claiming that the Lumia 925 is the…

Review: 
iPhone 6 review: best ever iPhone is very good... but no longer the best phone you can buy

The live price is dictated by what is available on the market. Clearly third-party retailers aren't able to match Apple just yet! (The correct…

Review: 
iPhone 6 review: best ever iPhone is very good... but no longer the best phone you can buy

It's a video of the iPhone 6, on our iPhone 6 review. Surely that is relevant? (And it doesn't play on cellular connection.)

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Moto G2 (2014) vs Moto E comparison review: New Moto G is worth the extra cash

IDG UK Sites

Is Apple losing confidence in itself?

IDG UK Sites

Oculus Rift 'Crescent Bay' prototype hands-on: it's an amazing experience

IDG UK Sites

How (and where) to buy an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus in the UK. Plus: What to do if you pre-ordered...