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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: 
Government axes 130 staff over internet horseplay

The government has released figures revealing that in the past three years more than 130 public servants were fired for breaches of IT policy.

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BT Vision is a success. No really. IT IS!

As BT yesterday proudly announced its third quarter results, it said that the 60,000 viewers BT Vision has scraped together was "in line with…

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Broadband adoption is slowing... why?

Run for your life: the UK's economic and social progress is in jeopardy because laggards are sticking to dialup or, worse, no internet at all.

Features: 
Survey: Radiohead fans are cheapskates

But not me. I'm an idiot. According to a survey, two-thirds of the people who downloaded Radiohead's latest album, 'In Rainbows', paid nothing.…

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Asus: Apple is building a Tablet PC

What's an Apple Tablet? I'll give you a clue: it's not the sort of vitamin infusion old men take to kickstart their doddering mojos. No, MacBook…

Review: 
T-Mobile Sidekick 3 mobile phone

Coming at T-Mobile's Sidekick 3 with no preconceptions, it's difficult to know who it's aimed at.

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Kylie Minogue launches Facebook rival

Pint-sized Aussie pop minx Kylie Minogue has set up a social-networking site all of her own. KylieKonnect is free to join, and welcomes you 'into…

Features: 
Ubuntu: laptop killer

Ubuntu Linux has been taking a kicking this week in the crazed, hedonistic world of online forums. It appears that using Ubuntu on a laptop could…

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Nokia and Vodafone take on Apple iTunes

As previously trailed, Nokia today launched the Nokia Music Store download service. Vodafone also unleashed its own music store - but it's banking…

Features: 
Google's PageRank tweak to stop sites selling links

A week after an update to Google's visible PageRank system got all manner of commercial websites in a Web 2.0 flap, the search-engine giant has…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
How to download YouTube videos to your iPhone or iPod touch

Pointing out problems is, of course, important and appreciate. And if I am 'snotty' I'd hope it was only in response to rudeness encountered.…

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Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

I've tried to converse with you rationally. You are a boring trouble causer and your username is offensive. So I'm going to ban you. Life is too…

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Windows Phone: The best platform you should never use

I think nothing of the sort. I just presumed that when you said goodbye several crushingly boring posts ago you were going to do the decent thing…

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Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

The suggestion that the author was paid to write this article on behalf of Facebook is 100 percent the suggestion that she is corrupt. She is paid…

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Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

'Not a direct one'. Hardly the point. Dissension and disagreement are entirely welcome. The lazy suggestion that someone is on the take is not…

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Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

But I haven't, at any point, said there is nothing to worry about. For what it is worth, I personally don't use Facebook Messenger. I commented on…

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Windows Phone: The best platform you should never use

Still here? One thing I've learnt over the years is that if you are going to flounce out, it is best to close the door behind you. As to the…

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

I think we're in different countries Robert (not many NASA employees in the UK), but we take and appreciate your point!

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What's the fastest smartphone 2014: Processor, graphics, web performance comparison

http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/new... http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/new... We publish dozens of stories every day. The most popular ones are about…

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Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

No, I am saying nothing of the sort. I merely objected to the suggestion that the author of this story was somehow in the pay of Facebook.

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Miranda July's Somebody app offers a very unusual take on messaging

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The 7 most ridiculous iPhone 6 rumours: what Apple WON'T reveal on 9 September