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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: 
The 10 most ridiculously opulent, mega expensive and utterly stupid gadgets you can't afford

Put your wallet away. You can't spend your money with ridiculous abandon. Here are 10 utterly stupid and pointless, mega expensive gadgets that…

Video: 
3 of the best portable chargers: a solar power charger, a hand-cranked charger, and how to charge your phone by fire

How to keep your smartphone and tablet charged when you are away from the mains. Three great portable chargers that keep smartphones charged when…

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What is Google Domains? How to get a Google Domain - Google's domain-name registration service

What is Google Domains? How to get a Google Domain. Google Domains launches as invite-only domain-registration service.

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Why you shouldn't buy an iPhone 3G or iPhone 3GS: iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS buying advice

We examine the value of iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS smartphones. Is it still worth buying an old iPhone? Here's our iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS buying…

Review: 
iT7s2 review: wireless Bluetooth headset offers acceptable audio - great for working out, cycling and running

The iT7s2 is a Bluetooth headset designed for listening to music when you work out. If you need headphones for running or cycling, check out the…

Review: 
Nexus 5 vs OnePlus One comparison: the best budget phones you can buy in 2014 - but which is the biggest bargain smartphone?

The OnePlus One and Nexus 5 are two brilliant smartphones that offer excellent value, performance and build quality. But which is the best value…

News: 
Smartphones are evil: 11 weird Google Suggest results, and what they tell us about tech in 2014

Google Suggest is a feature that sees the search engine trying to complete a search query as you type words into the search engine's text box.…

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Road trip! We travel the length of the country to find out the UK's best mobile networks of 2014

We took to the road to test mobile broadband under real-world conditions over the length of the UK. We traveled from London to Edinburgh to…

Features: 
Oculus Rift release date, specs and features: Oculus Rift will change the way we play, experience events, visit places

Oculus Rift release date and price in the UK, plus Oculus Rift specs, and what it is like to use Oculus Rift.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 hands-on review: High-res tablet takes aim at iPad mini 2 and Nexus 7

Fair enough. We're in the process of building a new site. Can't reduce the ads, but can improve the experience. And, for the record, we…

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

Leaving all of that aside, because I have addressed it elsewhere and - honestly - I think this is a situation to which people bring prejudice. But…

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What is Black Friday: What you need to know about Apple and Amazon's Black Friday 2013

Usually pretty good. Depends on the individual deal, just keep an eye on the blog. It will be updated all week.

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Xperia Z3 vs iPhone 6 comparison review: Sony slaps Apple in a flagship smartphone face off - but both face challenges in a competitive market

No. Because that is completely different, and would be an utterly facile thing to do.

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Xperia Z3 vs iPhone 6 comparison review: Sony slaps Apple in a flagship smartphone face off - but both face challenges in a competitive market

Me; this website; this site's publishers IDG; Apple; or Sony? Exactly which of the above are you accusing of corruption and breaking UK law? I…

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10 best Facebook games of June 2014

Grow up Niall. Of course it was an accusation, and of course it was false. With monotonous regularity keyboard warriors see fit to accuse author…

Features: 
4 things we hate about Windows 10: The worst things about Microsoft's new Windows

We'll I presumed that if you dole it out as often as you do, you can also take it! Apologies though. I presume people know that because I am a mod…

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4 things we hate about Windows 10: The worst things about Microsoft's new Windows

Oh grow up. It says that I was moderating comments from my ipad.For the record I am writing this from my Android phone, and i generally work from…

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WIN: An amazing Christmas Gift bundle worth more than £500

Sorry! The point of the competition for us is to increase use of our social channels.

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