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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: 
BBC investigates Nintendo DS for 'racism'

The BBC's Watchdog team is investigating the Nintendo DS game 'Dr Kawashima's Brain Training' and its apparent inability to recognise regional…

Features: 
Google bosses in three-way love romp

Google's top brass has pledged to stay together forever. Well, for 20 years anyway - and you'd get less for murder.

Features: 
AVG aims to make web surfing safe again

As well as the usual antivirus, antispyware and firewall protection, AVG 8.0 - the upcoming internet security suite from AVG - aims to make…

Features: 
XP marks the spot for a better Vista

Remember the date: June 30 2008. That’s when Microsoft plans to sell its last ever Windows XP licences. From that point on it’s Vista…

Features: 
Sony to launch white PlayStation 3 in the UK?

Sony plans to launch its ceramic white PlayStation 3 console in the UK and around the world after it proved a hit in Japan. Well, probably.

Features: 
Lecturer bans students from Google and Wikipedia

Professor Tara Brabazon, a media studies lecturer from the University of Brighton (apparently there is such an institution), has banned students…

Features: 
Sony launches bargain PlayStation 3 bundle

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe today announced a new and (relatively) inexpensive PlayStation 3 bundle for UK gamers.

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…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
Why Google Wallet isn't coming to the UK any time soon: There is no Google Wallet UK release date

But they also have to pay a fee for every transaction - as they do with any new payment system.

Features: 
Why Google Wallet isn't coming to the UK any time soon: There is no Google Wallet UK release date

Well, as I believe I said in the piece, that is changing. And that is making the market more crowded, and reducing Google's chance of making…

Features: 
Why Google Wallet isn't coming to the UK any time soon: There is no Google Wallet UK release date

But that person you know didn't make that physical purchase using contact less payment via a smartphone. That's precisely my point.

Features: 
Why Google Wallet isn't coming to the UK any time soon: There is no Google Wallet UK release date

Of course. But you would accept that a group of users who spend more on digital products is more likely to spend a lot on physical products using…

Features: 
Why Google Wallet isn't coming to the UK any time soon: There is no Google Wallet UK release date

In terms of Android users spending less, it is a fact that Apple iOS users spend more on apps and media than do Android users. A lot more, as it…

Review: 
Google Nexus 9 vs Microsoft Surface Pro 3 comparison: Which is best for you?

...that is also a tablet. The big challenge Microsoft has faced (and seems to be surmounting) is articulating the difference. Customers have been…

Review: 
Apple iPad Air 2 first-look review: initial impressions of a new reference point for tablets

That's live prices of what is available on the open market in the UK. You can buy the super expensive iPad direct from Apple for £659.

Features: 
Which laptop should I buy?

The publication date refers to the last time the article was updated.

News: 
Wireless price war's good for consumers, but challenges carriers

Not sure about that. It's there instead of ' is'.

Review: 
Nexus 9 vs iPad Air 2 comparison: which is the best flagship 9in tablet? It's Android vs iPad in our Nexus 9 vs iPad Air 2 shoot out

Based on only a short time with the device. I hope that was clear - this is a comparison mainly based on specs, price etc.

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Microsoft Band UK release date and price rumours, features and specs: Microsoft smartwatch unveiled

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Why Sony's PS4 2.0 update is every gamer's dream (well, mine at least)

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This Grolsch ad combines stop-motion & CG for majestic results

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Apple rumours and predictions for 2015: What to expect from Apple in 2015