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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: 
How to fix iOS 8: ditch iOS 8 by upgrading to iOS 8.1 (or downgrading to iOS 7)

How to get rid of iOS 8: how to upgrade to iOS 8.1 and how to downgrade to iOS 7. How to fix iOS 8.

Features: 
iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, 5K iMac launch: as it happened - live blog

Here's what happened at today's Apple special event where the company launched the iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3 plus new Macs.

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z3 vs HTC One M8 comparison review: Two of the best smartphones of 2014 - but which is best?

The Xperia Z3 from Sony is a great handset that has shot straight to the top of our best smartphone and best Android charts. But how does it…

Features: 
Lenovo YOGA 3 Pro release date, price and specs: thin-and-light, Quad HD, touchscreen laptop/tablet convertible

Lenovo today announced the YOGA 3 Pro, an ultrathin-and-light laptop/tablet convertible with a Quad HD touchscreen display. Here we explain the…

Review: 
Motorola Moto X 2013 vs second-generation, new Moto X 2014 comparison: The 2014 Moto X is better, but how much better? (This much.)

The Moto X is back, and the second-generation 2014 Moto X is a significant upgrade on the original. Here's our Motorola Moto X 2013 vs Moto X 2014…

Features: 
Why did Microsoft buy Minecraft? Will Microsoft ruin Minecraft? - Microsoft's Minecraft aquisiton FAQs

Now that the dust has settled on Microsoft's purchase of Minecraft maker Majong, we've taken a long hard look at the deal. Why did Microsoft buy…

News: 
HTC One M8 Max (Prime/Plus) leaks and rumours: release date, specs, UK price, features

We thought it had been suspended, but rumours of an HTC One M8 Prime/Plus are recirculating as the HTC One M8 Max. Here we talk rumoured HTC One…

Features: 
BlackBerry Passport will be great for a few, and awful for many. And that makes it cool

Our BlackBerry Passport video review finds a device that is different in ways both good and bad.

Features: 
iPhone or Samsung? Why you should get a Samsung rather than an iPhone (and, you know, vice versa)

iPhone or Samsung? We help those looking for a phone to choose between an iPhone and a Samsung phone. It's iPhone vs Samsung in the smartphone…

Review: 
BlackBerry Passport review: the most BlackBerry BlackBerry ever - only BlackBerry lovers need apply

The BlackBerry Passport is a unique and compelling device - but it might not be the smartphone for you. Find out why in our BlackBerry Passport…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
Top 10 Android Lollipop tips, tricks and hidden features: The best bits of Android L

'Click bait', that's debatable but your opinion to which you are entitled.'People from countries whose names we can't spell are hired to write…

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.

Features: 
How to manually upgrade an Android smartphone or tablet

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

Features: 
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!

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How to get a free EE Power Bar: Mobile and broadband customers eligible for free smartphone charger

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Why Netflix won't terminate your account for using a VPN, probably

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Forever 21 denies pirating Adobe, Autodesk and Corel software, accuses companies of 'bullying'

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New Apple TV 2015 release date rumours: Apple's WWDC invite shows Apple TV