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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


Review: 
Nokia Lumia 1320 review: large-screen Windows Phone a great deal for first-time buyers

The Nokia Lumia 1320 is a large-screen Windows Phone with mid-range specs and a mid-range price. The Lumia 1320 will make a good purchase for…

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Where to buy Samsung Galaxy S5: Galaxy S5 price and UK best deals for Galaxy S5

The Galaxy S5 launches in the UK on 11 April 2014. We find the best UK deals on the Galaxy S5. Here's where to buy the Galaxy S5 in the UK.

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Best free antivirus for Windows PC, laptop or tablet: secure your PC for free

Six great free antivirus programs for Windows PC, laptop and tablet. The best free antivirus for your PC.

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How to sign out of Xbox Games app in Windows 8; use Xbox app with different Microsoft account

We show you how to sign out from the Xbox Games Live app in Windows 8. How to change the account of your Xbox Games app, so that you can use your…

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How to play iOS apps on PC: Run iPhone and iPad apps on your laptop

We show you how to run iPhone- and iPad apps on your laptop or PC. Play iOS apps on Windows, Mac and Linux.

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What should XP users do about the End of Support pop-up? Upgrade to Windows 8, buy a new PC, keep running XP?

Should XP users upgrade to Windows 8? Microsoft thinks so, and it has outlined its argument in a blog post and a 'help' page on its website. Here…

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Office for iPad, iPhone and Android FAQs: how to use Office on your phone or tablet and how much it costs

Everything you need to know about Office for iPad, Office for iPhone and Office for Android. Including Office for iPad costs, how to get Office…

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New HTC One M8 vs HTC One mini vs HTC One M7 2014 smartphone comparison review - why you should upgrade to the new HTC One

We compare the new HTC One M8 with the HTC One mini and the original HTC One M7's specs, price, features and software. Read our new HTC One M8 vs…

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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?

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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.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Comment: 
My Family Tree 3.0.11.0 (32-bit)

It's not that sinister - we just take the same feed for some downloads. Beta news too, I think.

Comment: 
My Family Tree 3.0.11.0 (32-bit)

Yeah; we have done no such thing. And you should be really careful about accusing someone of plagiarism.

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How to speed up a computer; speed up any PC or laptop

We are building a new site to do exactly that. But it is worth me pointing out that the advertising pays for the website.

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Nokia Lumia 925 hands-on

Wow. Lot of opinion here, not a single inaccuracy that I can see. You like your phone, and that's great. But claiming that the Lumia 925 is the…

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iPhone 6 review: best ever iPhone is very good... but no longer the best phone you can buy

The live price is dictated by what is available on the market. Clearly third-party retailers aren't able to match Apple just yet! (The correct…

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iPhone 6 review: best ever iPhone is very good... but no longer the best phone you can buy

It's a video of the iPhone 6, on our iPhone 6 review. Surely that is relevant? (And it doesn't play on cellular connection.)

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Gigabyte P35W v2 review - slim and light laptop provides high-end gaming performance at accessible price

With respect Simon, we can publish only what happens during our tests. Perhaps the other site had a faulty unit? It seems odd that you would…

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How to sell on eBay: 30 tips and tricks for making more money

I'm not going to delete it, but I am going to suggest you prove it or withdraw the allegation.

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