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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


Review: 
iPad Air review - latest iPad is great, but is the iPad still the best tablet?

The iPad Air is a great tablet, yes. But is the iPad still the one you should buy? Our in-depth iPad Air review looks at all the iPad Air specs,…

Features: 
How to check when a laptop was first and last used: when was laptop last used?

We show you how to check when your laptop was last used. Plus: when was your PC first used?

Features: 
13 best portable speakers for smartphone in 2014: best speakers for iPhone, Galaxy, Nexus

PC Advisor reviews the 13 best portable Bluetooth speakers you can buy in the UK today. Enhance your iPhone, Galaxy, Nexus or other smartphone…

Video: 
Galaxy Gear is expensive, gimmicky, bulky, heavy... and kinda cool

Our video review of the Galaxy Gear smartwatch finds that for £299 you'd have to really want to own a big chunky add on for your already expensive…

Features: 
iPad Pro UK release date, specs, features and rumours; what is iPad Pro and when will it launch?

We examine rumours about the launch of an iPad Pro, and bring you our analysis of the iPad Pro release date, specs and features. Here's what you…

Review: 
Soladapt TouchGenie Touchscreen Overlay review - make any display into a touchscreen

An easy way to make any display a touchscreen monitor, we test out the Soladapt TouchGenie. Is this the answer to your touchscreen dreams? Read…

Review: 
Maxell MXSP-BT03 review - Budget portable speaker offers great battery life and classy looks

The Maxell MXSP-BT03 is an inexpensive and portable Bluetooth speaker set with a certain style. Read our Maxell MXSP-BT03 Bluetooth speaker review…

Features: 
How to add a number to a contact list on Windows Phone 8: add number to contact list on Nokia

We explain how to create a Group of contacts on Windows Phone 8. Also how to add a contact to an existing group.

Features: 
Why Lenovo has bought Motorola: cheap, quality Android phones secure Google's future in mobile

Yesterday Lenovo agreed to buy Motorola from Google for US$2.91bn. On the face of it that's a big loss for Google given that it spent $12.5bn…

Features: 
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…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Review: 
Sony Xperia Z Ultra preview: a 6.4-inch Android phablet

'Squinty little girl phones'? Let's avoid sexism if we can (although I understand that chicks really dig sexist geeks).

Features: 
Group test: what's the best smartphone?

So any smartphone without an SD card slot should go to the bottom of the list?

Review: 
Nexus 10 vs Surface RT vs iPad 4 tablet comparison review

So, what - you accused us of corruption because you were annoyed with reviews on other sites? A little odd. (And unfair.)For what it is worth I…

Video: 
5 reasons why PCs are better than Macs: Mac vs Windows PC - which is best?

It wasn't planned at all. I just like to talk!

Features: 
Samsung Galaxy S5: Price and where to buy in the UK

Ha! Just pointing out from where you can get the S5.

Features: 
5 of the best free antivirus programs for Windows PC, laptop or tablet

It's definitely not just you, but if we've missed anything please accept my apologies. I will now sacrifice my Friday night to hunt down the…

Features: 
What should XP users do when Microsoft ends support? Upgrade to Windows 8, buy a new PC, keep running XP?

It might go that way. They were definitely interested in buying Dell recently.

Features: 
What should XP users do when Microsoft ends support? Upgrade to Windows 8, buy a new PC, keep running XP?

'Frighten people away from XP'. A little less time trolling and some more time developing your reading and cognitive skills, I think. I am in no…

Features: 
What should XP users do when Microsoft ends support? Upgrade to Windows 8, buy a new PC, keep running XP?

I think we're talking at cross purposes. I would never suggest that any OS is completely secure, and if I have inadvertently done so I need to…

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