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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: 
Virgin ducks Sky to focus on broadband

Virgin Media has decided to focus on faster broadband speeds in its battle to win customers from rivals such as Sky. It's Branson's browsing in…

Review: 
Parrot Photo Viewer 7in

The Parrot Photo Viewer 7in stands out from the current crop of digital photo frames because it has Bluetooth connectivity.

Features: 
It's official: Microsoft embraces Open Source

The Open Source Initiative has (finally) approved two "shared source" licences submitted by Microsoft. So Microsoft is now officially Open Source,…

Features: 
And finally... ITN gets YouTube channel

It's official: Sir Trevor needs to dust down his best internet suit. ITN is to launch a YouTube channel.

Features: 
HMV offers in-store gaming for harassed husbands

Saturday afternoons spent trailing the wife around clothes shops may soon be a thing of the past, thanks to HMV.

News: 
AP sues Verisign over news-aggregation website

The AP (Associated Press) is suing Verisign over news aggregation site Moreover's unlicensed use of AP news stories.

News: 
Dutch consumer group wants Windows Vista boycott

The Dutch Consumer Association is demanding a boycott of Microsoft's Windows Vista operating system. The Consumentenbond move follows Microsoft's…

Features: 
The Archers podcast launched by BBC

Inexplicably popular, ancient Radio 4 snorefest The Archers is about to be made available as a daily podcast. Listeners will be able to download…

Features: 
Ofcom slaps ISPs over 'up to' broadband speeds

Ofcom has asked ISP (internet service provider) bosses to be a little less, er, enthusiastic in the way they advertise broadband packages.

News: 
Amnesty uses Bebo in human rights campaign

Human rights group Amnesty International today launched a campaign, called Unsubscribe, aimed at highlighting human rights abuses in the war on…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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

...of October 13. Yes. The date refers to the month. (This confusion may be a UK/US thing.)

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

Irony: you just criticised my writing capabilities in a multi-clause, 31-word sentence. You must be one of those modern journalists you so decry.

News: 
PlayStation 4 beats Xbox One to 3D Blu-ray movie playback

So, to be clear, posters are allowed to be unnecessarily critical, but moderators aren't allowed to point out the underlying bias of such…

Features: 
What's the fastest smartphone 2014: Processor, graphics, web performance comparison

That is a very serious, and false, accusation. You're defaming the author, this publisher, and Samsung. And as I happen to know he accusation is…

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

The word 'rumour' features heavily in the headline.

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

'October 2013'. It's referring to the month. I think we may have some Anglo/US confusion here.

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Android One vs Android Silver vs Google Nexus: What is the difference?

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iOS 8 review: Hands on with the iOS 8 beta

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Thinking robots: The philosophy of artificial intelligence and evolving technology

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How to shoot a robot rom-com in three days