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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: 
Firefox rival, Vista killer... what is Google Chrome?

On the face of it, the answer is simple: Google Chrome is an open-source web browser and, as such, will be aiming to blow Mozilla Firefox out of…

Review: 
BT Total Broadband with BT ToGo review

People are more likely to change spouse (okay, bank) than ISP, so ISPs need their existing customers to cough up for more services - enter BT's…

Features: 
Microsoft slaps Google with IE8: the 'porn browser'

You remember Internet Explorer, right? Rubbish web browser used only by people who clung to AOL dialup until someone told them t'interweb lives in…

Features: 
In space, no-one can hear you scream: 'malware!'

A password-stealing worm is leaping out of the distended hard drives of PCs on board NASA's International Space Station, according to the space…

Features: 
Relax, it's the Gates and Seinfeld show

Jerry Seinfeld was once a very funny and popular man. Bill Gates... not so much.

Review: 
Orange Mobile Broadband review

Orange Mobile Broadband costs £15 a month for up to 3GB. You have to sign up for 18 months.

Review: 
Three Broadband Lite review

Three is into mobile broadband in a big way, offering 18 different 18-month plans - three levels of usage and six dongles.

Features: 
Robocops to clean the streets by 2084

A Sheffield academic believes that robot police will be patrolling the streets of Britain within 75 years.

Review: 
ALLCapture 3.0 review

ALLCapture 3.0 is screen-recording software that offers full-featured functionality and idiot-proof ease of use. But it comes at a hefty price.

Features: 
Monks get superfast broadband upgrade

Dialup is so slow it exhausts the patience even of saints. Well, monks.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
Top 10 Android Lollipop tips, tricks and hidden features: The best bits of Android L

'Click bait', that's debatable but your opinion to which you are entitled.'People from countries whose names we can't spell are hired to write…

Features: 
How to use System Restore to fix a Windows 8 PC or laptop

This explains our position (which may change): http://www.techadvisor.co.uk/o...

Features: 
How to stop autoplaying ads, videos and media on web pages: stop videos autoplaying in Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer

Yes, we certainly do. This explains our current thinking, but it is constantly up for review: http://www.techadvisor.co.uk/o...

Review: 
Apple Watch vs Huawei Watch comparison preview: What's the difference?

Certain irony in the punctuation in this post.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Sony Xperia Z4 comparison: What to expect from the smartphone market leaders in 2015

So we should never compare any products unless it is Samsung and Apple? Odd viewpoint.

Features: 
How to manually upgrade an Android smartphone or tablet

'Full of links to other parts of the site' is an odd criticism!

Features: 
Oculus Rift release date, specs and features: Oculus Rift set to change the way we play, how we experience events and places

No idea what that means. I'm gonna presume it was a compliment. Thanks!

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LG G4 Note UK release date and specification rumours: Samsung Galaxy Note 5 killer could be the LG 3......

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In defence of BlackBerrys

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Why we should reserve judgement on Apple ditching Helvetica in OS X/iOS for the Apple Watch's San...

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Retina 3.3GHz iMac 27in preview: Apple cuts £400 off Retina iMac with new model