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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: 
Samsung unveils worlds smallest colour laser printers

Samsung Electronics yesterday here at CeBIT launched what it claims are the world's 'smallest and quietest colour printer and multifunction…

Features: 
CeBIT: Samsung wants your business

Samsung was quick out of the blocks here at CeBIT, yesterday announcing a raft of products before Hannover's uber tradeshow had even begun.

Features: 
Format war: what is it good for?

In the case of Blu-ray vs HD DVD, not a lot. Unless, that is, you have a vested interest in reducing consumer confidence, spending tech-company…

News: 
Hard disks vs flash drives: the verdict

According to Hitachi Global Storage director Larry Swezey, the future is bright for hard disk drives (HDDs) - despite the growing popularity of…

Features: 
Guardian blogger forced offline by boring idiots

Last week Max Gogarty, a 19-year-old gap-year student, had to shut down his backpacking blog on the Guardian, after users swamped his one and only…

Features: 
BBC to put TV shows on iTunes

The BBC will this week start offering BBC TV shows on the iTunes Store.

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16 percent of Xbox 360 consoles will fail

Microsoft's Xbox 360 games console has a staggering 16.4 percent chance of breaking down. The failure rate for PlayStation 3 and Wii consoles, by…

Features: 
5,000 patient records on stolen hospital laptop

A laptop which held the private records of more than 5,000 hospital patients has been stolen. And no, you haven't read this story before. That was…

Features: 
MoD goon leaves secret data laptop in pub

Stop me if you've heard this before: an MoD laptop with top secret, unencrypted data about the movements of British troops has been found in a…

Features: 
Illegal downloaders face UK internet ban

The government wants to ban from the web internet users who illegally download music and films.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
What happens to smart heating when the internet is broken, there's a power outage, or the batteries run out?

Crikey. I would imagine not, but we really are beyond my knowledge now!

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 hands-on review: High-res tablet takes aim at iPad mini 2 and Nexus 7

Fair enough. We're in the process of building a new site. Can't reduce the ads, but can improve the experience. And, for the record, we…

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

Leaving all of that aside, because I have addressed it elsewhere and - honestly - I think this is a situation to which people bring prejudice. But…

Features: 
What is Black Friday: What you need to know about Apple and Amazon's Black Friday 2013

Usually pretty good. Depends on the individual deal, just keep an eye on the blog. It will be updated all week.

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

No. Because that is completely different, and would be an utterly facile thing to do.

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

Me; this website; this site's publishers IDG; Apple; or Sony? Exactly which of the above are you accusing of corruption and breaking UK law? I…

Features: 
10 best Facebook games of June 2014

Grow up Niall. Of course it was an accusation, and of course it was false. With monotonous regularity keyboard warriors see fit to accuse author…

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