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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: 
The Beatles to appear in video game?

The Beatles music publisher, Apple Corps, is considering sanctioning a video game based around the mop-topped Scouse boy-band's back catalogue.…

Features: 
Teens use Google Earth, Facebook to crash pools

Those pesky kids have been at it again - using technology and lingo old folks don't understand to have a good time. Naked, probably. In this case,…

Features: 
Nintendo Wii Fit damages cost UK £20m

Strewth, Sheila. It seems that over-zealous ladies exercising with Nintendo's Wii Fit are causing chaos all over the UK.

Review: 
Ashampoo Office 2008 review

Ashampoo Office 2008 comprises word processor TextMaker, spreadsheet app PlanMaker and - a brand new program - Presentations, which is designed to…

Features: 
HP Voodoo Envy 133 takes on MacBook Air

HP has announced the stunningly thin HP Voodoo Envy 133 laptop PC.

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After HD-DVD, Toshiba battles Blu-ray once more

Despite copping a thumping in the recent, interminable hi-definition video format wars, rumours suggest that HD-DVD stalwart Toshiba is working on…

Features: 
Pictures: Acer responds to Asus Eee PC

It's mini-laptop madness out there. The Asus Eee PC has for the past year held the high ground in the ultra-cheap, ultraportable laptop market,…

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Windows Vista's half-term report: must try harder

Hard to believe, but Vista is nearly half-way through its life as Microsoft’s top dog.

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Hitachi CinemaStar C5K320 and 5K500 hard drives

Hitachi has announced two new internal hard drives: the CinemaStar C5K320 and the CinemaStar 5K500.

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Teaching kids to cheat smarter

Today brought the news that infamously incompetent exam board Edexcel has developed James Bond-style technology to discourage A-Level and GCSE cheats.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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...

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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.

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How to manually upgrade an Android smartphone or tablet

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

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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!

Features: 
Group test: what's the best security software?

Which would be okay for most, and fine in your case because you understand what you are doing and can make an informed decision. But this list is…

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