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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: 
Live Earth: the greatest show online

Proving that the planet can be saved by mass-media consumption, Saturday's Live Earth tree-hugging love-in was watched by a record online audience…

Features: 
EU in hot (soapy) water over YouTube sex film

The EU has set out to prove its worth with a 44-second online film featuring the sweaty sex-love of no fewer than 18 couples. The EU film -…

Features: 
Second Fest: Glastonbury without mud

Well actually there was virtual mud (and portable toilets). But there was no booze, live bands or - I reckon - fun. Second Life and The Guardian…

Features: 
Apple employees get 20,000 free iPhones

I'm honour bound to point out that I can drink as much tea and coffee as I like but, as an employee of the mighty PC Advisor, I'm currently…

Features: 
Pentax K100D Super

Pentax UK today launches the Pentax K100D Super - a digital SLR camera.

News: 
Dell launches 19in widescreen LCD display

Dell yesterday released details of the Dell SE198WFP, a 19in flat-panel with a swift response rate of only 5ms, which should impress gamers.

Features: 
Dell: sun, sea and a fashion parade of, er, PCs

Apparently it's been raining in Britain. Well I wouldn't know as I'm in Spain. But beyond the occasional blast of hot air I'm not entirely sure…

News: 
Eight colours in Dell's new laptop range

Dell today launched its brand new range of consumer laptops. The Dell Inspiron range of portables comes in two widescreen flavours - 15.4in and…

News: 
Dell announces 'world's thinnest 13in laptop'

As part of a major rebranding excercise, Dell today announced the Dell XPS M1330 Ultramobile notebook. Dell claims the XPS M1330 is the world's…

News: 
Dell launches 1TB desktop PCs

Dell today unveiled its new consumer brand - Inspiron. Two of the first products in Dell's Inspiron line are the Dell Inspiron 530 and 531 desktop…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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

No meds but I *have* had two coffees this morning. That could be it. (I have no intention of quitting, BTW, although in this game you are only…

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

Give me a clue. What language is this?

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy S5 comparison review: New flagship only adds a few features

('Chris' friend' from the same IP address as 'Chris'. If it wasn't so sad it would be funny.)

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy S5 comparison review: New flagship only adds a few features

Hey Chris. When you say things like 'unfortunately a lot of these websites are getting paid by the opposition' you make yourself look like a…

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z Ultra preview: a 6.4-inch Android phablet

'Squinty little girl phones'? Let's avoid sexism if we can (although I understand that chicks really dig sexist geeks).

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

So any smartphone without an SD card slot should go to the bottom of the list?

Review: 
Nexus 10 vs Surface RT vs iPad 4 tablet comparison review

So, what - you accused us of corruption because you were annoyed with reviews on other sites? A little odd. (And unfair.)For what it is worth I…

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

It wasn't planned at all. I just like to talk!

Features: 
Samsung Galaxy S5: Price and where to buy in the UK

Ha! Just pointing out from where you can get the S5.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 release date, price and specs 2014

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iOS 8 features wishlist: the changes iPhone and iPad users want in Apple's iOS 8

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25 Years of the World Wide Web: Happy Birthday, Intenet

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Developers get access to more Sony camera features