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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: 
HTC One M9 vs HTC One M8 comparison: new HTC One M9 is HTC's best ever smartphone - here's why you should upgrade from HTC One M8 to HTC One M9

We compare the HTC One M8 with the new HTC One M9. The new specs and new features of the HTC One M9, and how do they compare to the HTC One M8?…

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Intel Atom x3, Atom x5, Atom x7 release date, specifications: Intel announces next generation budget mobile, tablet chips - Intel takes aim at budget smartphone, tablet, hybrid markets - $75 smartphones launching soon

Intel launches Atom x3, Atom x5 and Atom x7, making a play for the budget smartphone market. Intel Atom x3 features, specs, release date; Intel…

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Samsung Galaxy S6 launch as it happened: Galaxy S6 launch video and live blog - watch again as Samsung launches Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge - new features in Galaxy S6, Galaxy Pay and more

Samsung Galaxy S6 launch as it happened. Galaxy S6 launch live blog and video. Watch the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2015 video stream, and read our…

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Best Custom Launchers for Android: change the homescreen on your Android phone or tablet with best Custom Launchers for speed and customisation

We list the 10 best Custom Launchers for your Android smartphone or Android tablet. Best Custom Launchers for speed, best Custom Launchers for…

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Bloodborne UK release date, price, screenshots: what is Bloodborne, where to buy Bloodborne, and why playing Bloodborne is like a Friday night in Matlock

We explain what is Bloodborne, tell you the Bloodborne release date, and explain the Bloodborne UK price. PLUS: where to buy Bloodborne, and why…

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How often should you restart your smartphone, tablet, laptop or PC? Keep your smartphone, tablet and laptop humming along by restarting only when you need to

We explain how often you should restart your laptop, and how often you should restart your smartphone or tablet. How to use less power, and keep…

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How to remove Google Search bar on Android: Get rid of that annoying Google Search bar from your Android's homescreen, without rooting your phone

How to get rid of the annoying Google Search bar that sits in your Android home screen. Here's how to remove the Google Search bar from Android,…

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Surface Pro 4 release date, rumours, UK price and specs - expect the Surface Pro 4 to launch in October 2015 with Windows 10 and a Core M chip

When will the Surface Pro 4 launch? We explain the likely Surface Pro 4 release date, price and specs - based on our analysis of internet rumour.

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How to block a number on an iPhone in iOS 8 and iOS 7: how to stop someone calling you on your iPhone - block your ex on your iPhone

How to block a number from calling you on your iPhone. Stop calls from an iPhone contact. Here's how to stop your ex calling you on your iPhone.

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Prestigio Multiphone 5550 Duo review: cheap dual-SIM Android phone offers decent specs, camera and build, with great battery life - but you get what you pay for

The Prestigio Multiphone 5550 Duo is a cheap dual-SIM Android phone with mid-range specs and decent build quality. It offers great battery life,…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
Top 10 Android Lollipop tips, tricks and hidden features: The best bits of Android L

'Click bait', that's debatable but your opinion to which you are entitled.'People from countries whose names we can't spell are hired to write…

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How to use System Restore to fix a Windows 8 PC or laptop

This explains our position (which may change): http://www.techadvisor.co.uk/o...

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How to stop autoplaying ads, videos and media on web pages: stop videos autoplaying in Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer

Yes, we certainly do. This explains our current thinking, but it is constantly up for review: http://www.techadvisor.co.uk/o...

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Apple Watch vs Huawei Watch comparison preview: What's the difference?

Certain irony in the punctuation in this post.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Sony Xperia Z4 comparison: What to expect from the smartphone market leaders in 2015

So we should never compare any products unless it is Samsung and Apple? Odd viewpoint.

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How to manually upgrade an Android smartphone or tablet

'Full of links to other parts of the site' is an odd criticism!

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Oculus Rift release date, specs and features: Oculus Rift set to change the way we play, how we experience events and places

No idea what that means. I'm gonna presume it was a compliment. Thanks!

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Apple MacBook 1.1 GHz review (Retina, 12-inch, Early 2015): The future of Apple laptops