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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: 
FBI used malware to catch bomber

The FBI used spyware to track a schoolchild who was making bomb threats against his school.

Features: 
T-Mobile claims Apple iPhone contract... in Germany

O2 may be loathe to confirm that it has snatched the UK iPhone contract from rivals Vodaphone, but T-Mobile is much more bullish about its chances…

Features: 
Nintendo pulls Mario Party over 'spastic' taunt

Nintendo has recalled all UK copies of Mario Party 8 because it contains an offensive word. But why is the gaming industry so accident prone?

News: 
UK broadband is 'too slow and expensive'

UK broadband internet is more expensive than it is in all but one of 20 of the world's most developed countries.

News: 
Apple iPhone to launch in UK 'in September'

PC Advisor understands that the Apple iPhone will launch in the UK in September 2007. But despite reports last week, O2 says it has not yet…

Features: 
Online gambling addicts get help... online

Gambling addicts in the remote Scottish environs of Dumfries and Galloway are to receive counselling sessions through the internet and VoIP.

Features: 
'Pervert' sues in Second Life sex case

One Second Life avatar is suing another in a dispute over the intellectual property rights for the design of a virtual bed he uses as a sort of…

Features: 
Bletchley Park hopes for UK computing museum

Bletchley Park, scene of heroic wartime ingenuity and code-cracking brilliance, is hoping for a new lease of life as the home of the National…

Features: 
MySpace UK has 10 million users. Thanet one

Run for your lives, MySpace has conquered Britain. But murky corners of Kent, Cumbria and Norfolk are leading the resistance. Vive le Resistance!

News: 
TimeUK tipped to buy Evesham

British PC manufacturer Evesham Technology is on the verge of being bought out. Reports suggest that TimeUK.com is the prospective purchaser.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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

No meds but I *have* had two coffees this morning. That could be it. (I have no intention of quitting, BTW, although in this game you are only…

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

Give me a clue. What language is this?

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy S5 comparison review: New flagship only adds a few features

('Chris' friend' from the same IP address as 'Chris'. If it wasn't so sad it would be funny.)

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy S5 comparison review: New flagship only adds a few features

Hey Chris. When you say things like 'unfortunately a lot of these websites are getting paid by the opposition' you make yourself look like a…

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z Ultra preview: a 6.4-inch Android phablet

'Squinty little girl phones'? Let's avoid sexism if we can (although I understand that chicks really dig sexist geeks).

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

So any smartphone without an SD card slot should go to the bottom of the list?

Review: 
Nexus 10 vs Surface RT vs iPad 4 tablet comparison review

So, what - you accused us of corruption because you were annoyed with reviews on other sites? A little odd. (And unfair.)For what it is worth I…

Video: 
5 reasons why PCs are better than Macs: Mac vs Windows PC - which is best?

It wasn't planned at all. I just like to talk!

Features: 
Samsung Galaxy S5: Price and where to buy in the UK

Ha! Just pointing out from where you can get the S5.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 release date, price and specs 2014

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iOS 8 features wishlist: the changes iPhone and iPad users want in Apple's iOS 8

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25 Years of the World Wide Web: Happy Birthday, Intenet

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Developers get access to more Sony camera features