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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: 
LG G Pro 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone comparison review: buy the Galaxy S5 or wait for the LG G Pro 2?

The LG G Pro 2 is an exciting 5.9in phone, but how will it stack up against Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S5? Should you buy the Galaxy S5 or wait for…

Features: 
How to passcode lock folders on iPad - because you can't do it via iOS (use an app)

How to passcode lock a folder on your iPad. PLUS: how to passcode lock your iPad to a single app, and how to passcode lock your iPad.

Features: 
What's the best broadband ISP in the UK? The UK's fastest, cheapest ISPs in 2014

Which is the best broadband provider in the UK? We asked more than 10,000 UK consumers and a panel of experts to find out. Here we reveal the…

Review: 
iPad Air review - latest iPad is great, but is the iPad still the best tablet?

The iPad Air is a great tablet, yes. But is the iPad still the one you should buy? Our in-depth iPad Air review looks at all the iPad Air specs,…

Features: 
How to check when a laptop was first and last used: when was laptop last used?

We show you how to check when your laptop was last used. Plus: when was your PC first used?

Features: 
13 best portable speakers for smartphone in 2014: best speakers for iPhone, Galaxy, Nexus

PC Advisor reviews the 13 best portable Bluetooth speakers you can buy in the UK today. Enhance your iPhone, Galaxy, Nexus or other smartphone…

Video: 
Galaxy Gear is expensive, gimmicky, bulky, heavy... and kinda cool

Our video review of the Galaxy Gear smartwatch finds that for £299 you'd have to really want to own a big chunky add on for your already expensive…

Features: 
iPad Pro UK release date, specs, features and rumours; what is iPad Pro and when will it launch?

We examine rumours about the launch of an iPad Pro, and bring you our analysis of the iPad Pro release date, specs and features. Here's what you…

Review: 
Soladapt TouchGenie Touchscreen Overlay review - make any display into a touchscreen

An easy way to make any display a touchscreen monitor, we test out the Soladapt TouchGenie. Is this the answer to your touchscreen dreams? Read…

Review: 
Maxell MXSP-BT03 review - Budget portable speaker offers great battery life and classy looks

The Maxell MXSP-BT03 is an inexpensive and portable Bluetooth speaker set with a certain style. Read our Maxell MXSP-BT03 Bluetooth speaker review…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


News: 
PlayStation 4 beats Xbox One to 3D Blu-ray movie playback

So, to be clear, posters are allowed to be unnecessarily critical, but moderators aren't allowed to point out the underlying bias of such…

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

That is a very serious, and false, accusation. You're defaming the author, this publisher, and Samsung. And as I happen to know he accusation is…

Features: 
New Nexus 6 release date, rumoured specs and features: When is the new Nexus 6 coming out?

The word 'rumour' features heavily in the headline.

Features: 
New Nexus 6 release date, rumoured specs and features: When is the new Nexus 6 coming out?

'October 2013'. It's referring to the month. I think we may have some Anglo/US confusion here.

Features: 
GTA 5 release date, features, maps and rumours

Click bait? I don't follow. The story totally stacks up.

Features: 
GTA 5 release date, features, maps and rumours

So, what - every story should be aimed at everyone in the world? I appreciate what you are saying, and the way you are saying it. But look at it…

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Android One vs Android Silver vs Google Nexus: What is the difference?

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2014 Mac mini release date, specs, rumours: When's the new Mac mini coming out?

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Long live the internet fridge: the Internet of Things is coming

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