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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: 
BBC puts the boot in to ISPs

Remember when someone destroyed the Blue Peter garden? That was ISPs. And when that lightbulb blew up behind Jan Leeming? ISPs. Yeah, and I'll…

Features: 
Go green: power your PC with just 9 Watts

In the future, we'll all work on tower-free workstations, hooked up to IT Support's central server like dribbling, brain-dead human fuel cells…

Features: 
Mobile phones in the air: plane madness

UK regulator Ofcom this week gave the go ahead for the use of mobile phones on planes flying in European airspace. And the world officially went mad.

Features: 
Angelic Apple apes Microsoft's bully-boy ways

It must be tough being Microsoft. No matter how shiny you make your OS, nor how much money your former figurehead doles out to the needy, geeks…

Features: 
Facebook settles Arab-Israeli conflict

Facebook has managed to annoy those lovable, cuddly Israeli settlers on the West Bank.

News: 
50% of UK broadband users unhappy with service

Half of the UK’s broadband users are unhappy with the service they receive from their internet service providers, according to a survey of nearly…

Features: 
London world's hottest spot for Wi-Fi

Yeah baby, we're number one. According to the iPass Mobile Broadband Index report, almost 30,000 Wi-Fi sessions were used in London in the second…

Features: 
My BT Broadband Hell

I'm currently trapped in BT Broadband call-centre Hell. Despite the appalling TV adverts with that annoying floppy-haired guy from 'My Family', I…

Features: 
CeBIT: Thermaltake's overclocked gaming PC

Thermaltake is one of those companies that has a perfect name: its products take heat away from your PC's innards. The complicated bits. And now…

Features: 
CeBIT: Qcharger laptop battery charger

Among the bombast, the tat and the endless supply of USB memory sticks (why always with the USB memory sticks?) it is possible at CeBIT to find…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
Should you pay for internet security?

It isn't. The word to which I refer was in the comment that was deleted, and it was deleted automatically because we have filters set up to catch…

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

Price and value are very inportant2, in our view.

News: 
Microsoft set to launch a smartwatch to rival Android Wear and iWatch

The 'guy' is the author. A girl. Everyday sexism. And I defy you to find a better article on the subject. The headline is fair, the article very…

Review: 
Xperia Z3 vs iPhone 6 comparison review: Sony slaps Apple in a flagship smartphone face off - but both face challenges in a competitive market

The comparison is unbiased John. I didn't intend to rant, and if it came across in such a way i failed. But I do resent being accused of…

Features: 
40 upcoming consumer tech products you should be most excited about

Best guess (and it is a guess) is March next year: http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/new... In the mean time, I can personally recommend the LG G3. But…

Features: 
40 upcoming consumer tech products you should be most excited about

Ha! Please don't harm yourself! Thanks for a classy and funny reply. And for the record we do need to change site design to make things clearer.…

Features: 
40 upcoming consumer tech products you should be most excited about

There are seven smartphones, Rosko. One of them is an iPhone. So I presume you are accusing us of being biased toward Android?

Review: 
Lumia 830 review: mid-priced 5in Windows smartphone offers good battery life, decent build and camera. But performance is poor

In which case I didn't express my experience well enough. Anything graphics intensive was laggy. Including maps.Didn't test the gloves thing, and…

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