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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: 
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…

Features: 
Can you retrieve deleted texts from iPhone? Restore deleted SMS messages on iPhone

We show you three ways to restore text messages you deleted from your iPhone.

Review: 
New Nexus 10 2 (2013) vs iPad Air specs comparison review; how do Google & Apple tablets compare?

We compare the specifications of the iPad Air and the new Nexus 10 2 (2013). Find out more about the new Apple and Google tablets in our new Nexus…

Features: 
How to connect printer to iPad or iPhone; how to print from iPhone and iPad using AirPrint and other apps

We explain how to print from an iPhone or an iPad using AirPrint, and via third-party printer apps.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Review: 
Nexus 10 vs Surface RT vs iPad 4 tablet comparison review

So, what - you accused us of corruption because you were annoyed with reviews on other sites? A little odd. (And unfair.)For what it is worth I…

Video: 
5 reasons why PCs are better than Macs: Mac vs Windows PC - which is best?

It wasn't planned at all. I just like to talk!

Features: 
Samsung Galaxy S5: Price and where to buy in the UK

Ha! Just pointing out from where you can get the S5.

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5 of the best free antivirus programs for Windows PC, laptop or tablet

It's definitely not just you, but if we've missed anything please accept my apologies. I will now sacrifice my Friday night to hunt down the…

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What should XP users do when Microsoft ends support? Upgrade to Windows 8, buy a new PC, keep running XP?

It might go that way. They were definitely interested in buying Dell recently.

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What should XP users do when Microsoft ends support? Upgrade to Windows 8, buy a new PC, keep running XP?

'Frighten people away from XP'. A little less time trolling and some more time developing your reading and cognitive skills, I think. I am in no…

Features: 
What should XP users do when Microsoft ends support? Upgrade to Windows 8, buy a new PC, keep running XP?

I think we're talking at cross purposes. I would never suggest that any OS is completely secure, and if I have inadvertently done so I need to…

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

Well. With evidence like that...The G2 is much cheaper than those phones, and they are not much better than it. Open and shut.

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LG G3 release date, price, specs and new features 2014

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iPhone 5s review: why the iPhone 5s is still the best phone you can buy in 2014

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PCs vs consoles: PCs still pwn when it comes to gaming (and everything else)

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NAB 2014: Affordable 4K cameras, boundary-pushing plug-ins & drone domination