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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: 
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…

Features: 
'Iconic' iPhone will cause crime wave

An industry expert today speculated that the Apple iPhone will cause a jump in mobile phone thefts when it launches next week.

Features: 
ISPs told: get tough with illegal downloaders

Simon Cowell wants to eat your internet. Well, the UK music industry wants ISPs to kick off the internet persistent illegal filesharers, but ISPs…

Features: 
Mac OS X Leopard: good news for Windows Vista?

Whether you're a dyed-in-the wool Mac fan or Windows 'til you die, you have to admit that Apple OS launches lack the hysteria of Microsoft's…

Review: 
Philips Bluetooth Stereo Headset SHB6102/05

The Philips Bluetooth Stereo Headset comprises smart-looking shiny black headphones and a Bluetooth dongle with a standard 3.5mm jack.

Features: 
Sky in hot water over Virgin-baiting advert

A Sky+ advert that mocks Virgin Media's apparent practice of offering good deals only to new customers has been attacked by the ASA (Advertising…

Review: 
V-Moda Vibe Modafones in-ear headphones

At £50 the V-Moda Vibe headphones aren't exactly cheap, but you could spend a lot more than this on headphones and not hear any better audio.

Features: 
First look: HP Photosmart A826 photo printer

Last night I had a play with the HP Photosmart A826 Home Photo Centre. A cool-looking and petite photo printer, the HP Photosmart A826's standout…

Features: 
Virgin ducks Sky to focus on broadband

Virgin Media has decided to focus on faster broadband speeds in its battle to win customers from rivals such as Sky. It's Branson's browsing in…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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

If desktop pop ups are noticeably slowing down a PC, *any* security software program should detect and remove them with an on-demand scan. I don't…

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

This is an emotive subject, and a many sided one. So we're delighted to be a forum for debate. Just not so keen on being accused of corruption.…

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

Don't be sorry about that. I think that is a perfectly healthy attitude to take. I merely take offence at the lazy accusations of corruption. All…

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

No, John. No we're not. We're an independent media company and we utterly refute the false accusation of corruption. So put it away.

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

Fred/Jeff. You are entitled to your opinion, and we are delighted to give you the opportunity to espouse it (we'd even give you some tips on…

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The Walking Dead: Season 3 video game release date & rumours

Bot editor made sad. Commenter = teenage troll. Bot not like.

Features: 
What's the best tablet PC?

In which case I am delighted to allow you today so! As I say, it's not our advice, but all opinions are valid.

Features: 
What's the best tablet PC?

A spec is interesting information, but performance when tested is what counts. We go by quantifiable facts as tested. And I found it exactly what…

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