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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


News: 
Online crime maps live 'by the end of 2008'

Online maps showing detailed crime patterns in communities across the UK will be available to residents by the end of the year. Web users will be…

Features: 
Microsoft Mojave better than Windows Vista

Microsoft is going public with the results of its operating system Pepsi Challenge. The software giant asked XP-using Vista nay-sayers in San…

Features: 
18-rated PlayStation games banned in prisons

Prisoners in England and Wales will, from 30 September, no longer be allowed to play PlayStation games rated 18.

News: 
Windows 7 and the enterprise

The benefits to business of upgrading to Windows 7. How network admins can use Microsoft's upcoming OS to improve efficiency and protect data.

Review: 
Siber Systems GoodSync Pro review

GoodSync from Siber Systems is one of the nicest-looking and easiest-to-use file- and folder-synchronisation programs we've seen.

Features: 
Hallmark email threat on the loose

Security vendor PC Tools is warning users about a round of malicious "hallmark.exe" files. The files are distributed by email and have been…

Review: 
Ability Office Business 5.0 review

Ability Office Business is not so much an alternative to Microsoft Office as an homage. An inexpensive option which closely resembles the original.

News: 
Ofcom tells BT: 'Invest in broadband, reap the rewards'

Ofcom yesterday told BT that in exchange for greater investment, the ISP could have fuller control over next-generation UK broadband infrastructure.

News: 
Google made to hand over YouTube user details

A US court today forced Google to hand over details of the viewing habits of every user who has ever watched any video on YouTube.

Features: 
Use email? You get 70 spam emails a day

A study has found that the UK is a ripe, juicy target for dodgy organisations offering pre-approved loans and credit cards.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
Top 10 Android Lollipop tips, tricks and hidden features: The best bits of Android L

'Click bait', that's debatable but your opinion to which you are entitled.'People from countries whose names we can't spell are hired to write…

Features: 
How to use System Restore to fix a Windows 8 PC or laptop

This explains our position (which may change): http://www.techadvisor.co.uk/o...

Features: 
How to stop autoplaying ads, videos and media on web pages: stop videos autoplaying in Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer

Yes, we certainly do. This explains our current thinking, but it is constantly up for review: http://www.techadvisor.co.uk/o...

Review: 
Apple Watch vs Huawei Watch comparison preview: What's the difference?

Certain irony in the punctuation in this post.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Sony Xperia Z4 comparison: What to expect from the smartphone market leaders in 2015

So we should never compare any products unless it is Samsung and Apple? Odd viewpoint.

Features: 
How to manually upgrade an Android smartphone or tablet

'Full of links to other parts of the site' is an odd criticism!

Features: 
Oculus Rift release date, specs and features: Oculus Rift set to change the way we play, how we experience events and places

No idea what that means. I'm gonna presume it was a compliment. Thanks!

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10 amazing, creative uses of tech – and the brands behind them

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