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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: 
Kent to get perfick broadband speeds

BT is set to bring fibre-to-the-home broadband to the UK this year. But unless you live in Ebbsfleet, there's no need to get too excited just yet.

Review: 
MiBag 17in laptop bag

The MiBag from Exspect is a stylish and roomy laptop bag.

Features: 
Jeremy Clarkson loses £500 in bank fraud stunt

Top Gear presenter, mulleted braggart and professional ignorant Jeremy Clarkson recently told the world that the loss of CDs containing millions…

Features: 
Bebo is the best social-networking site

Bebo was today named as the best social-networking site, beating off rivals Facebook and MySpace.

Features: 
Goodbye Netscape. I'll miss you

I really will. In recent years clinging to Netscape as one of my regular web browsers has added colour to my otherwise blanched life. (If it…

Features: 
CES: Asus to show Windows-based Eee PC

Asus is to launch an updated version of the Asus Eee UMPC at the CES tradeshow in Las Vegas next week. And the big rumour is that the new Eee PC…

News: 
PC Advisor's 10 most popular products of 2007

A year is a long time in technology, but little hype gets past PC Advisor readers. This year 10 product reviews have attracted more attention than…

Features: 
Ofcom wants more honest broadband advertising

Ofcom's consumer panel is (again) demanding that ISPs reduce the gap between 'theoretical' broadband speeds, and those achieved in practice. In an…

Features: 
Revealed: the solution to PC security

Yes, I inherited the PC-security beat by failing at ‘last one out of the office’, but malware writers do get the girls. And we cover…

News: 
1 in 5 PCs infected with silent rootkits

Malware researchers at Prevx today highlighted what they are calling a 'massive growth' in the number of PCs harbouring rootkit infections.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


News: 
Tesco to launch 'enhanced' Hudl 2 in 2014

http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/rev... Sent from my iPad

Features: 
Microsoft phone scam: don't be a victim

Hey 'Truthman', I am nothing of the sort. Not least because I am nothing to do with the US, the .co.uk should tell you that. I'm a long way from…

Features: 
What's the best free email service? We compare the top five providers

It is in my profile, which is clearly marked as a Moderator. Or should I start every post with 'as editor in chief...'

Features: 
Android 4.5 release date and features: When will the next version of Android (Lollipop) come out?

Yup. And 15 million in September. You don't like our site, and you are entitled to say so. But lots of people love it.

Features: 
Android 4.5 release date and features: When will the next version of Android (Lollipop) come out?

It was actually 15 million in September. (Numbers 'made up' by Google.)

Review: 
HP Chromebook 14 review: the best way to enjoy Chrome OS on a large screen

It's not ideal, but we can review only what manufacturers supply (and it is still on sale). As to 'disappearing', 15 million readers last month…

Features: 
6 best cloud storage services - 2014's best online storage sites revealed

It's all good fun, thanks. And it pays my mortgage.

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

I have nothing but respect for our readers. Perhaps this helps explain the situation: http://www.techadvisor.co.uk/o...

Features: 
6 best cloud storage services - 2014's best online storage sites revealed

A fair point of view, honestly expressed. Makes it tough for me to argue. Can't you just flame?

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Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 comparison: What's the best Android phablet?

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The iPhone is doomed. Doomed to be marginally less successful than a very successful thing.

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How to prototype native mobile apps without writing code

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