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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: 
McAfee: Governments under attack from cyber-spies

UK computer systems will be hit by political, military, economic and technical espionage in 2008. That's the warning from McAfee, which also says…

Features: 
Using Facebook to check job applicants 'illegal'

It's political correctness gone mad. These days, we're told, it's wrong to employ someone because they're wearing the right tie or the wrong (but…

Review: 
Auralog Tell me More 1 2 3 language-learning software

With its Vista-like sheen and soothing muzak, Auralog Tell me More feels a long way from learning in a draughty classroom. But learn you will.

Features: 
Slack backup a symptom of malware apathy

Here's a couple of stats to make the old peepers water: because of hardware failure and malware, two out of every three PC users have lost…

Features: 
BBC HD channel excludes terrestrial viewers

The BBC Trust - the broadcaster's governing body - today gave BBC execs the green light to launch a high-definition (HD) channel. But terrestrial…

Features: 
Genuine police nab virtual hotel thief

A 17-year-old Dutch scally has been arrested for stealing from a hotel. So far so traditional. But this particular oik has been picked up by the…

Features: 
Poll: nine out of 10 voters say no to Apple iPhone

O2 and Apple claim the Apple iPhone is ripping up sales records, the ad campaign is in full swing and there's been a raft of generally positive…

Features: 
Heathrow T5: the world's first Web 2.0 car park

Never let it be said that PC Advisor leaves any stone unturned in the never-ending quest to unearth the latest hot technology stories. While…

Features: 
MyFootballClub website buys Ebbsfleet Utd

The MyFootballClub website, set up to allow its members to buy and run a professional football club, is about to realise its ambition and buy…

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.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
New Nexus 6 release date, rumoured specs and features: When is the new Nexus 6 coming out?

You have a good imagination, but you know much less than you think. You also credit us with a lot more cynicism than we can muster. Our commercial…

Review: 
Motorola Moto G vs Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone comparison review: which is the best budget Android phone?

Seems reasonable! I'm trying to work out why anything would have autoplayed in this page. Not sure it should have. We autoplay only when the video…

Review: 
iPhone 6 Plus review: Apples biggest and best phone yet but it's not for everyone

Now Mark, I think you know it lacks expandable storage.

News: 
iPhone 6 release date: When will Apple's next iPhone arrive?

What possible relevance is there in it being made in China? What phone do you use that isn't made in China?

Comment: 
My Family Tree 3.0.11.0 (32-bit)

It's not that sinister - we just take the same feed for some downloads. Beta news too, I think.

Comment: 
My Family Tree 3.0.11.0 (32-bit)

Yeah; we have done no such thing. And you should be really careful about accusing someone of plagiarism.

Features: 
How to speed up a computer; speed up any PC or laptop

We are building a new site to do exactly that. But it is worth me pointing out that the advertising pays for the website.

Review: 
Nokia Lumia 925 hands-on

Wow. Lot of opinion here, not a single inaccuracy that I can see. You like your phone, and that's great. But claiming that the Lumia 925 is the…

Review: 
iPhone 6 review: best ever iPhone is very good... but no longer the best phone you can buy

The live price is dictated by what is available on the market. Clearly third-party retailers aren't able to match Apple just yet! (The correct…

Review: 
iPhone 6 review: best ever iPhone is very good... but no longer the best phone you can buy

It's a video of the iPhone 6, on our iPhone 6 review. Surely that is relevant? (And it doesn't play on cellular connection.)

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