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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


Review: 
2014 Fifa World Cup Brazil game review: solid gameplay and accurate teams make for best World Cup simulation game

The World Cup kicks off tonight and, although you might not be there, you can still join in. Play your way to World Cup glory with 2014 Fifa World…

Review: 
VBox XTi 3340 review: TV gateway device lets you watch all of your TV, all over the house

The VBox XTi 3340 is a set top box that is part media streamer, part DVR and part Freeview receiver. It lets you watch all of your TV wherever you…

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.

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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…

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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.…

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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…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
AMD vs Intel: which processor is best?

Not really. This is our site and we set the rules. One of which is that we don't tolerate baseless and defamatory accusations of corruption. So…

News: 
HTC to make last Nexus tablet: Nexus 9 release date, price and specs

It's not correct even in the US Sheldon, and this *is* a UK website. But I don't suppose it really matters.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 vs iPad Air: the big tablets compared

Sorry to disappoint you! There's little more annoying nor unfair than someone with a clear bias accusing us of bias. I call it when I see it.

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Samsung Gear VR vs Oculus Rift comparison: Gear VR vs Oculus Rift (DK2) display, design, UK price, availability and more

I'm not sure we suggest anyway that the dk2 isn't available? Talking about a future consumer release in 2015. Incidentally, I'd be delighted to…

News: 
Windows 8 'Threshold' update will be Windows 9

Not to butt in, but if I want the calculator I just hit Windows, Q and type 'calc'. Searching for programs is fast and intuitive. But the oddness…

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Android 4.5 release date and features: When will the next version of Android (Lollipop) come out?

Thanks. I genuinely didn't understand the BBB comment.

Features: 
Android 4.5 release date and features: When will the next version of Android (Lollipop) come out?

Now that is just mean. And wrong on your main point. He meant 4.5, as I think is clear. Interesting thing: I know Chris and he is neither crappy…

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Android 4.5 release date and features: When will the next version of Android (Lollipop) come out?

I don't think I am delusional. I also see *all* the comments and all the user stats, which gives me a better picture of all-round user…

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Windows 9 and the death of the OS as a must-have product

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Video trends: 4K is here – HDR video, VR and 3D audio is coming

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