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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 get OnePlus One phone with or without an invite: buy OnePlus One phone without an invite

We explain how to get a OnePlus One phone invite, and how to buy a OnePlus One phone without an invite.

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…

Video: 
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…

Features: 
Windows 10 vs OS X 10.10 Yosemite comparison: OS X is an exciting but solid upgrade, Windows 10 an OS for all devices - it's 10 vs 10 10.10

In our Windows 10 vs OS X 10.10 Yosemite comparison we pit together the two upcoming operating systems from Microsoft and Apple. Windows 10 vs OS…

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: 
Microsoft phone scam: don't be a victim

Hey 'Truthman', I am nothing of the sort. Not least because I am nothing to do with the US, the .co.uk should tell you that. I'm a long way from…

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What's the best free email service? We compare the top five providers

It is in my profile, which is clearly marked as a Moderator. Or should I start every post with 'as editor in chief...'

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

Yup. And 15 million in September. You don't like our site, and you are entitled to say so. But lots of people love it.

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

It was actually 15 million in September. (Numbers 'made up' by Google.)

Review: 
HP Chromebook 14 review: the best way to enjoy Chrome OS on a large screen

It's not ideal, but we can review only what manufacturers supply (and it is still on sale). As to 'disappearing', 15 million readers last month…

Features: 
6 best cloud storage services - 2014's best online storage sites revealed

It's all good fun, thanks. And it pays my mortgage.

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

I have nothing but respect for our readers. Perhaps this helps explain the situation: http://www.techadvisor.co.uk/o...

Features: 
6 best cloud storage services - 2014's best online storage sites revealed

A fair point of view, honestly expressed. Makes it tough for me to argue. Can't you just flame?

News: 
HTC to make last Nexus tablet: Nexus 9 release date, price and specs

Great. I didn't understand that, but great.

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Nokia branding killed in place of 'Microsoft Lumia': Windows Phone moves into new era

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Why you shouldn't buy the iPad mini 3: No wonder Apple gave it 10 seconds of stage time

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Halloween Photoshop tutorials: 13 masterclasses for horrifying art, designs and type

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Should you update your iPhone or iPad to iOS 8? iOS 8.1 brings back Camera Roll, adds Apple Pay in...