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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: 
CeBIT: XP-based Asus Eee PC - I WANT ONE

Note to Father Christmas: I realise that your big day is a ways off, but I am going to be a good boy, and I do want an Asus Eee PC. One with an…

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.

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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…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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

Perhaps you could illuminate us to some of those many levels?

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Group test: what's the best Windows phone?

The reviews all contain hardware tests. And I'm not sure how it can be out of date - it covers the current market.

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Xperia Z3 vs iPhone 6 comparison review: Sony slaps Apple in a flagship smartphone face off - but both face challenges in a competitive market

Looking at your comments on this and other sites, Tom, I can see that you enjoy causing trouble. Personally I find it sad. You think it is amusing…

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Xperia Z3 vs iPhone 6 comparison review: Sony slaps Apple in a flagship smartphone face off - but both face challenges in a competitive market

You assume incorrectly. You can tell that because it doesn't say 'advert'. Also, because if you read the article you can see that the Sony is…

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When will my phone get Android Lollipop? Android L upgrade news for Samsung, Sony, HTC, LG, Asus and more

You'll get an over the air update. Sometime soon, I guess. You can go ahead and upgrade it yourself if you click the link 'how to install Android…

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Group test: what's the best antivirus?

Given your 'Norton is a virus' idiocy, I really couldn't care less about how much you trust this page. But for the record: we use AV-Test to…

Features: 
Which tablet PC should I buy?

Edward, sweetheart, you spend all of your time posting hundreds of mean-spirited comments on posts written by tech writers. Presumably this makes…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs LG G3 comparison review: Double the price isn't worth it

There is no bias here. Why would there be? Read the article: it is interesting and useful buying advice.

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