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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: 
Best PC keyboards of 2014/2015 UK: the 10 best keyboards for PC

Reviews of the 10 best keyboards for your PC in the UK. 2014/2015's best keyboard reviews. Find the best keyboard for your PC.

Features: 
9 best smart heating systems: smart thermostats that can keep you warm and save you money - Nest vs Hive vs Tado vs Heat Genius. PLUS - Inspire, HeatMiser, NetAtmo, PassivSystems and Honeywell

The best smart-thermostats and smart-heating systems you can buy in the UK in 2014. The best home-automation services dedicated to keeping you…

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What is Facebook Privacy Basics? - how to use Facebook Privacy Basics to untag posts, block Friends and share posts with only some people

Facebook Privacy Basics is a tool set up by Facebook designed to give you complete control over what information you share on Facebook, with whom,…

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Nexus 6 vs HTC One M8 comparison: Nexus 6 offers bleeding edge tech at a decent price - but the HTC One M8 is a great bargain these days

We compare Google's exciting new Nexus 6 with the outstanding HTC One M8. What's the best Android phone? Read our Nexus 6 vs HTC One M8 Android…

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Nokia N1 vs Galaxy Tab S 8.4 tablet comparison: Samsung Tab S 8.4 offers excellent power, storage and connectivity - but the Nokia N1 will be cheaper

The Nokia N1 is a worthy challenger to the Tab S 8.4 in the Android tablet world. The Samsung Tab is powerful, fully featured, and well priced,…

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Samsung Gear Live video review - cheap and well built Android Wear smartwatch offers array of features but terrible battery life

The Samsung Gear Live is a perfectly fair smartwatch, and it is reasonably inexpensive for an Android Wear device. But, really, what is the point?…

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How to use SHARE play on PlayStation 4: Use SHARE play on PS4 to share your gameplay, have a multiplayer game, or hand over the controller to a friend

We explain how to use SHARE play on your PS4. Use SHARE play to share your gameplay, have a multiplayer game, or hand over the controller to a friend.

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Tesco Hudl 2 vs Nexus 7 tablet comparison: the best cheap tablet you can buy

The Nexus 7 is still available to buy in the UK, and at current prices it's a great buy. But the Tesco Hudl 2 is a staggeringly good buy. What is…

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What happens to smart heating when the internet is broken, there's a power outage, or the batteries run out?

We explain what to happens to smart thermostats and zoned smart-heating when there is a power cut or the Wi-Fi breaks. Includes Nest, Hive, Tado,…

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Samsung Gear Live review: Android Wear smartwatch is decent value, but I still wouldn't buy

The Samsung Gear Live is a relatively inexpensive smartwatch that runs Android Wear. Is it worth your wearing? Find out in our Samsung Gear Live…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


News: 
Microsoft set to launch a smartwatch to rival Android Wear and iWatch

The 'guy' is the author. A girl. Everyday sexism. And I defy you to find a better article on the subject. The headline is fair, the article very…

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Xperia Z3 vs iPhone 6 comparison review: Sony slaps Apple in a flagship smartphone face off - but both face challenges in a competitive market

The comparison is unbiased John. I didn't intend to rant, and if it came across in such a way i failed. But I do resent being accused of…

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40 upcoming consumer tech products you should be most excited about

Best guess (and it is a guess) is March next year: http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/new... In the mean time, I can personally recommend the LG G3. But…

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40 upcoming consumer tech products you should be most excited about

Ha! Please don't harm yourself! Thanks for a classy and funny reply. And for the record we do need to change site design to make things clearer.…

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40 upcoming consumer tech products you should be most excited about

There are seven smartphones, Rosko. One of them is an iPhone. So I presume you are accusing us of being biased toward Android?

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Lumia 830 review: mid-priced 5in Windows smartphone offers good battery life, decent build and camera. But performance is poor

In which case I didn't express my experience well enough. Anything graphics intensive was laggy. Including maps.Didn't test the gloves thing, and…

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

Perhaps you could illuminate us to some of those many levels?

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