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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 recover files from a dead SD card for free: tips for fixing memory cards that aren't working

SD cards are well known for being temperamental so if yours has stopped working, here are a few ways to try and recover files from a dead SD card…

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How to block a number on an iPhone in iOS 8 and iOS 7: how to stop someone calling you on your iPhone - block your ex on your iPhone

How to block a number from calling you on your iPhone. Stop calls from an iPhone contact. Here's how to stop your ex calling you on your iPhone.

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How to remove a virus - how to clean PC and laptop of virus, spyware and other malwares. Clean up your PC after infection

How to remove a virus from your PC or laptop. Get rid of virus, spyware and other malware from your PC or laptop. Clean up any PC or laptop after…

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How to remove Google redirect virus: stop web browser redirecting to Google.com

Why it is that your web browser redirects to what appears to be the Google home page, and how to stop it doing so. Here's how to remove the Google…

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How to view laptop specs; what graphics card, CPU and OS is on your laptop or PC? How much RAM is in Windows or Mac?

How to check the CPU, RAM, OS and graphics card in any Windows or Mac PC or laptop. Here's how to view your laptop's specification.

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19 best gaming laptops of 2015 UK: the best laptops for games - best games laptops reviews

Best power laptops. Best gaming laptops. We review the best gaming laptops you can buy in the UK in 2015, and offer some general gaming laptops…

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Best PC keyboards of 2015 UK: the 10 best keyboards for PC

Reviews of the 10 best keyboards for your PC in the UK. 2015's best keyboard reviews. Find the best keyboard for your PC.

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BlackBerry Classic review: BlackBerry Classic is the final nail in BlackBerry's coffin... and a sign of the company's renaissance | best small phone with keyboard

The BlackBerry Classic is a compact BlackBerry phone with a hardware qwerty keyboard. It is a great communications device, and a poor multimedia…

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13 best projectors 2015 UK: what's the best projector for office? Best projector for classroom, home cinema

PC Advisor reviews the 13 best projectors you can buy in the UK in 2015. Best projector for home cinema, best projector for office, best projector…

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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.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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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…

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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...

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Apple Watch vs Huawei Watch comparison preview: What's the difference?

Certain irony in the punctuation in this post.

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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.

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How to manually upgrade an Android smartphone or tablet

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

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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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