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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: 
Windows Vista's half-term report: must try harder

Hard to believe, but Vista is nearly half-way through its life as Microsoft’s top dog.

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Hitachi CinemaStar C5K320 and 5K500 hard drives

Hitachi has announced two new internal hard drives: the CinemaStar C5K320 and the CinemaStar 5K500.

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Teaching kids to cheat smarter

Today brought the news that infamously incompetent exam board Edexcel has developed James Bond-style technology to discourage A-Level and GCSE cheats.

Features: 
Epilepsy on YouTube - freakshow or education?

Epilepsy campaigners today criticised YouTube clips of people having seizures.

Review: 
WhiteSmoke 2008+ Executive review

WhiteSmoke 2008+ Executive is software that aims to improve and edit your writing.

Features: 
Text messaging more expensive than space exploration

Text messaging costs roughly four times as much as downloading data from Nasa's Hubble Space Telescope.

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Retailer announces GTA IV for the PC

It's not yet announced for the PC, but one German retailer is already taking orders for a Windows version of GTA IV.

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Asus and HP's big fight for tiny hearts, minds and digits

We're living in a miniaturised world. Small is beautiful and it's all Asus' fault.

Review: 
Sony DPF-V900 review

As one would expect from Sony, the DPF-V900 is a stunning piece of kit, a 9in picture frame destined to enhance any home.

Features: 
Wii owners don't buy games

Nintendo is justifiably proud of its genre-busting Wii console. After all, the Wii has convinced people who would never dream of buying a games…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
Windows 7 vs Windows 8: whats the best upgrade from XP?

Windows 8 is Windows 7 plus the aspects you describe. And measurably faster, with baked in AV.

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Microsoft HoloLens is only good for two things: And they're not holograms

I just want to know what this comment is!

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Microsoft HoloLens is only good for two things: And they're not holograms

I can assure that no comments have been deleted on this article, and there has been no site downtime today. Sounds like a local problem at your end.

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Group test: what's the best laptop?

To answer your points in order - we update this article several times a month as new laptops become available. So I'm not sure at what point we…

Review: 
HP Z1 G2 Workstation review: iMac rival is powerful all-in-one that can be easily opened and upgraded

Hi Phillip. The review is nearly a year old, so it's possible the product is no longer available. (I don't personally know this, but HP is not a…

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6 best cloud storage services - 2014's best online storage sites revealed

Nah. Fair comment. And I haven't got time to sue everybody.

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Group test: what's the best Android antivirus?

Then I can suggest only that you never use any smartphones or laptops.

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Microsoft HoloLens is only good for two things: And they're not holograms

I was talking about the comment to which I initially responded.It's fair comment to say if you believe the article is biased. I don't believe it…

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Group test: what's the best laptop?

You win points for anonymous bravery and zany humour when selecting usernames. Laugh? I nearly did.

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