We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
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: 
New HTC One (M8) release date, specs and features: What you need to know about the new HTC One for 2014

HTC One M8 release date, specs and features. Everything you need to know about the new HTC One M8 - the best phone of 2014?

Features: 
Change colour of all folders in Windows 8; Colour code folders in Windows 8 and Windows 7

How to change the colour of folders in Windows 8 and Windows 7. Colour code folders in Windows Explorer to help you work faster.

Features: 
How to watch the new HTC One m8 launch live: new HTC One launch live blog and video

How to watch the new HTC One launch live. Follow new HTC One m8 live.

Features: 
How to find your first Tweet and how to access old Tweets (and why you need to, potty mouth)

Twitter is celebrating its eighth anniversary by allowing everyone to view their first Twitter postings. You can find out what anybody on Twitter…

Features: 
What can you watch on Google Chromecast in UK? Why Google's Chromecast is a game changer

Google has finally made its Chromecast device available in the UK. Here we examine what UK viewers can watch using the Google Chromecast, and…

Video: 
Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop review - weird-shaped keyboard and mouse are good... but weird

Well-designed and -made ergonomic wireless peripherals with dedicated Windows controls. Take a look at the Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop.

Features: 
How to get free eBooks on iPad, Kindle and more; find, upload and read free books on your iPad or Kindle

How to find free ebooks for Kindle or iPad, and how to read ePub files on Kindle or iPad.

Features: 
iPhone message names not showing - what to do: 4 tips for solving iPhone message names not showing problem

Here's what to do if your iPhone's messaging app has stopped showing the names of people who message you, instead showing only their phone numbers.

Review: 
iPhone 5c vs HTC One comparison review: 'cheap' iPhone can't compete with HTC's flagship Android - and costs more

The iPhone 5c and HTC One cost around the same, and similar performance and features. But we just can't recommend the iPhone over the Android.…

Review: 
Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop review: wireless mouse and keyboard with dedicated Windows controls

The Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop keyboard and mouse are well-designed wireless peripherals with dedicated Windows controls. Here's our…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
How to download YouTube videos to your iPhone or iPod touch

Pointing out problems is, of course, important and appreciate. And if I am 'snotty' I'd hope it was only in response to rudeness encountered.…

News: 
Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

I've tried to converse with you rationally. You are a boring trouble causer and your username is offensive. So I'm going to ban you. Life is too…

News: 
Windows Phone: The best platform you should never use

I think nothing of the sort. I just presumed that when you said goodbye several crushingly boring posts ago you were going to do the decent thing…

News: 
Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

The suggestion that the author was paid to write this article on behalf of Facebook is 100 percent the suggestion that she is corrupt. She is paid…

News: 
Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

'Not a direct one'. Hardly the point. Dissension and disagreement are entirely welcome. The lazy suggestion that someone is on the take is not…

News: 
Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

But I haven't, at any point, said there is nothing to worry about. For what it is worth, I personally don't use Facebook Messenger. I commented on…

News: 
Windows Phone: The best platform you should never use

Still here? One thing I've learnt over the years is that if you are going to flounce out, it is best to close the door behind you. As to the…

Features: 
Android 4.5 release date and features: When will the next version of Android (Lollipop) come out?

I think we're in different countries Robert (not many NASA employees in the UK), but we take and appreciate your point!

Features: 
What's the fastest smartphone 2014: Processor, graphics, web performance comparison

http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/new... http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/new... We publish dozens of stories every day. The most popular ones are about…

News: 
Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

No, I am saying nothing of the sort. I merely objected to the suggestion that the author of this story was somehow in the pay of Facebook.

IDG UK Sites

Swatch to release its own line of smartwatches to rival iWatch

IDG UK Sites

From the iPhone 6 to the iWatch and a new Apple TV we look at the products Apple is set to launch...

IDG UK Sites

Miranda July's Somebody app offers a very unusual take on messaging

IDG UK Sites

The 7 most ridiculous iPhone 6 rumours: what Apple WON'T reveal on 9 September