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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: 
Why there won't be a Nexus 7 2014: What the Nexus 8 means for the Nexus 7

We all expect a Nexus 8 to launch at some stage this summer, and that is likely to mean curtains for the excellent Nexus 7 tablet. Here's why…

Features: 
What is GitHub? PLUS: the GIT revision-control system explained, and alternatives to GitHub

We explain what is GitHub, what GitHub is for, and why GitHub is great. Plus: alternatives to GitHub.

Features: 
UK's best 3G network 2014: best 3G, best 4G, best mobile networks revealed

We have tested every 3G- and 4G network in the UK. What's the UK's best mobile network in 2014? Read on to find out.

Features: 
The 5 best places to wear Google Glass, the 5 worst places to wear Google Glass - and one on which we can't decide

You've shelled out a grand for your Google Glass headset. But where to wear it? Here are the five best- and five worst places to wear Google Glass…

Review: 
Microsoft All-In-One Media Keyboard review: stylish, portable keyboard with integrated trackpad

The Microsoft All-In-One Media Keyboard is a small and stylish wireless qwerty keyboard with an integrated trackpad. Here's our Microsoft…

Video: 
Why you should buy the OnePlus One (if you can): OnePlus One video review

We put the OnePlus One through its paces in our OnePlus One video review.

Features: 
12 most useless gadgets of all time: nauseating, crappy and downright silly technology

We love gadgets. Tech can be great. But all too often the latest gadget is a solution looking for a problem. We've rounded up the 12 most useless…

Video: 
How to install Boot Camp: run Windows 8 or Windows 7 on any Apple Mac

A step-by-step guide to running Windows on any Mac. Here's how to install Boot Camp to run Windows on the Mac.

Features: 
The 5 most exciting announcements from Google I/O 2014: Android L, Android Wear news, Android Auto, Chromebooks, and Android TV

We round up the best things we learned at Google I/O 2014 including new Android L, Android Wear news, Google Fit, Android Auto, Chromebooks and…

Features: 
Why TrueCrypt 7.1a is safe to use - Why you can still useTrueCrypt to encrypt sensitive data

Recent events at TrueCrypt.org have led to panic and confusion as to the security of using TrueCrypt to encrypt sensitive files and folders. But…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


News: 
Microsoft set to launch a smartwatch to rival Android Wear and iWatch

The 'guy' is the author. A girl. Everyday sexism. And I defy you to find a better article on the subject. The headline is fair, the article very…

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

The comparison is unbiased John. I didn't intend to rant, and if it came across in such a way i failed. But I do resent being accused of…

Features: 
40 upcoming consumer tech products you should be most excited about

Ha! Please don't harm yourself! Thanks for a classy and funny reply. And for the record we do need to change site design to make things clearer.…

Features: 
40 upcoming consumer tech products you should be most excited about

There are seven smartphones, Rosko. One of them is an iPhone. So I presume you are accusing us of being biased toward Android?

Review: 
Lumia 830 review: mid-priced 5in Windows smartphone offers good battery life, decent build and camera. But performance is poor

In which case I didn't express my experience well enough. Anything graphics intensive was laggy. Including maps.Didn't test the gloves thing, and…

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?

Features: 
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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LED vs Halogen: Why now could be the right time to invest in LED bulbs

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