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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: 
Identity fraud affects three in four Britons

Seventy-nine percent of UK PC users are still being careless with their personal data online.

News: 
Sony slashes UK price of PlayStation 3

Sony last week announced today it was cutting the price of its failing PlayStation 3 games console. Sony made the move in the face of poor results…

Features: 
Totall Recall in Northants: Daventry gets Cybercars

A driverless car, controlled by a computer and using laser-technology to avoid obstacles, is causing a stir among the denizens of Northampton's…

Features: 
Women are bigger gamers than men

A survey suggests that more US women own games consoles than US men. And it's all down to the Nintendo Wii.

Features: 
BBC prevaricates over HD TV

The launch of the BBC's test high-definition TV service looks likely to be put back until the end of the year. And no, it's not because Blue Peter…

Features: 
Teen tennis stars sacked over Bebo postings

The LTA (Lawn Tennis Association) has suspended two of Britain's top young tennis stars after they posted images on Bebo that suggested their…

Features: 
Pirate Bay fires a broadside at MediaDefender

Hitting back against alleged industrial sabotage carried out by MediaDefender, file-sharing site the Pirate Bay has filed a criminal complaint…

Features: 
Council 'workers' binned over eBay addiction

Three 'workers' at Neath Port Talbot council in Welsh Wales have lost their jobs because they spent all day on eBay. Hopefully they didn't work in…

Features: 
Turkey gives YouTube the boot

A court in Turkey has ordered YouTube to be switched off. Why? Why do governments always ban Google's video-sharing behemoth? Videos insulting…

Features: 
World of Warcraft smashes paedo sex ring

Every virtual soldier knows that you see some bad things when you're out on a quest in World of Warcraft. Alas, there's always an orc who takes…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
GTA 5 release date, features, maps and rumours

So, what - every story should be aimed at everyone in the world? I appreciate what you are saying, and the way you are saying it. But look at it…

Features: 
GTA 5 release date, features, maps and rumours

You are a very rude, dull poster.I believe they have websites in Australia? (I realise you are a little pushed for culture down there but I was I…

Features: 
Is it legal to download YouTube videos?

We are - very clearly - not advising any such thing. We're giving you the legal info. What you choose to do with that information is up to you.

Features: 
Group test: what's the best smartphone?

So which is it? (And, you know, why?)

Features: 
How to use Windows Live Family Safety

Give us a clue: what language is this?

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 vs iPad Air: the big tablets compared

'I'm not being biased in any way'. 'I hate Apple'. Erm...

Review: 
Android L vs iOS 8 comparison preview: Apple vs Google software showdown

Perhaps you'd like to educate us? Currently you've just copied and pasted a bit of an article.

News: 
Windows 8 'Threshold' update will be Windows 9

You're quite right. Apple used to do it semi deliberately, then Samsung took it to a whole new level with the Galaxy S3. Now all tech companies…

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

A compelling argument. But PC users seem to understand apostrophes better.

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5 things we want to see in Android M: New features and fixes

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iPad mini 3 release date rumours: 'iPad mini Air' will be 30 percent thinner than current model

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Introducing generation tech

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This animated film reveals the importance of designing for everyone