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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


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39 best tablets of 2015: What's the best tablet in the UK right now? Best tablet buying advice; Best tablets reviews

What is the best tablet available in 2015? Good question. Take a look at this chart of the 39 best tablets you can buy right now in the UK and you…

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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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9 best smart heating systems 2015 UK: 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 2015. The best home-automation services dedicated to keeping you…

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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.

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The 13 best smart TVs of 2015 UK: best smart TVs from Samsung, Sony, LG, Panasonic and more

Best smart TVs reviews. The best 13 smart TVs you can buy in the UK in 2015. Best smart TVs from Samsung, Sony, LG, and Panasonic.

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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.

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5 free ways to spring clean your PC or laptop: make Windows faster and more responsive

We show you five simple ways to make any PC or laptop faster and more responsive. Here's how to use Windows' built-in tools to de-clutter your…

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HTC One M8 vs Galaxy S5 smartphone comparison: why both the HTC One M8 and the Galaxy S5 are great cheap phones to buy in 2015

As 2015 flagships start to launch, the HTC One M8 and the Galaxy S5 remain excellent smartphones, now available at a kick-ass low price. We've…

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Windows 10 UK release date, price, features: When is Windows 10 coming out?

Microsoft has unveiled the latest build of Windows 10, with several new features and news that the Windows 10 upgrade would be free for existing…

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How to use OC Genie to overclock your PC: use the BIOS to OC Genie overclock, use the OC Genie button to overclock - the easiest way to overclock your PC

We explain what is OC Genie, and how to use OC Genie to overclock your PC. How to use the BIOS to OC Genie overclock, and how to use the OC Genie…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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Sony Xperia Z4 UK release date, price and specs rumours

Bless you! Not sure where I became relevant, but for the record: I bought an iPhone 3G about six years ago, and am posting this from my LG G3.

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Budget smartphones

A bit too expensive for this list. Great handset.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 release date and specs rumours: When will the Galaxy S6 come out?

Xioami sells many more smartphones than does Apple, I believe.

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How to delete Android devices from Google Play store

Ouch. How does Roy feel about starting a sentence with 'also'?

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How to watch Samsung Galaxy S5 launch event live: follow the Samsung Unpacked 5 press conference

Fair point. We use the same page as lots of people bookmark it. Does make the comments a little confusing!

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Battle of the browsers 2013: which is the best web browser for Windows?

I'm not making an argument. You hinted that we were somehow paid to promote Google Chrome. I called you on it: we weren't, we would never do that,…

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Battle of the browsers 2013: which is the best web browser for Windows?

For the record, the onus is most definitely not on us to disprove false accusations of corruption. But I am always happy to do so. (And I presume…

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6 best budget gaming PCs 2014: What's the best low-cost gaming PC you can buy in the UK?

We are working on a new responsive site that will ease some of these issues. Thanks for your patience. (Sent from my own Lg g3!)

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Minix Neo Z64 UK release date, price and specs: Sub-£100 mini PC runs Windows 8.1 or Android KitKat

I can't comment on your experience, and I am sorry if it was bad, but we have checked out Geekbuying as we do any e-commerce site we mention. We…

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Battle of the browsers 2013: which is the best web browser for Windows?

Why don't you join the dots for me? If you are accusing the publishers of this website of being corrupt, at least have the bravery to actually do…

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