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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 file UK tax return online: stress-free self-assessment made easy (and why you should trust the tax man)

How to file your UK tax return online. How to use the HMRC website to submit your tax return.

Features: 
Sky Now TV Box vs Apple TV comparison review: What's the best streaming box?

The Sky Now TV Box and Apple TV are very different streaming boxes at constrasting prices and features. Find out which is the best for you in our…

Features: 
How to use a torrent site in the UK. How to access The Pirate Bay and blocked torrent sites: simple ways to use a VPN to get around ISP block

How to use a VPN to access blocked torrent sites such as The Pirate Bay. How to access The Pirate Bay in the UK. How to use a torrent site.

Features: 
How to use System Restore: fix PC problems by rolling back to a working state

System Restore is one of the features that makes Windows worth having - the ability to roll back Windows to a point where you know it was working…

News: 
HTC One M8 Max (Prime/Plus) leaks: 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 HTC One M8…

Review: 
Surface Pro 3 review: a truly portable laptop, and an acceptable tablet - great engineering but is it what people want?

The Surface Pro 3 is a stunning feat of engineering: the thinnest and lightest of laptops, which also works as a tablet. Here's our Surface Pro 3…

Features: 
The 26 best headphones of 2014: the best sets of earbuds and headphones for iPhone, iPad, Android and more

We review the top 26 headphones you can buy in the UK right now. Get the most for your money with our best headphones for your smartphone or tablet.

Features: 
How to block pop ups: how to get rid of pop ups: Two great ways to prevent pop-up messages in Windows 7 and Windows 8

How to block pop ups: how to get rid of pop up messages. Two great ways to get rid of pop ups in Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Features: 
12 most bizarre projects on Kickstarter (most of them from below the waist)

It's not all potato salads and Oculus Rifts you know. We took a dive into Kickstarter's murkiest, quirkiest recesses to find the 12 most bizarre…

Features: 
Best colour laser printers of 2014: best laser printers for value, speed and accuracy

The best colour laser printers you can buy in the UK in 2014.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Review: 
Asus Memo Pad 7 review: A competitive new entry into the budget tablet market

That's actually a good point. It's a mistake. Page should open on it. Thanks.

Review: 
Apple Watch vs Motorola Moto 360 comparison review: watches that are as beautiful as they are smart

Interesting points all, but I'm still not sure how that makes this click bait.

Features: 
10 best Facebook games of June 2014

What does 'how much did you get for this article' mean?

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

Ha! I think we're a bit more sophisticated than that. (And in August it was 13 million, as it goes.)

Review: 
Apple Watch vs Motorola Moto 360 comparison review: watches that are as beautiful as they are smart

David. David, David, David. You are of course entitled to opine, but you are not entitled to accuse one of my colleagues of being corrupt, and…

Review: 
Apple Watch vs Motorola Moto 360 comparison review: watches that are as beautiful as they are smart

Fair enough. Thanks for understanding. And please keep posting (criticism expected)!

Review: 
Toshiba Encore Mini hands-on review: 7in Windows 8.1 tablet is cheap but almost unusable

I would definitely buy a tablet mate of garbage. It would be a bold style statement! (I appreciate that wasn't your point.) We'll get this device…

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