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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: 
Which laptop to buy: 2014 laptop buying advice, and the best laptops of 2014

We explain which laptop to buy. 2014 laptops buying advice - grab a bargain with the best budget laptops, best ultraportable laptops and more.…

Features: 
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.

Features: 
Why there won't be a Nexus 7 2014: What the Nexus 8 means for the Nexus 7

We all expect a Nexus 8 to launch at some stage this summer, and that is likely to mean curtains for the excellent Nexus 7 tablet. Here's why…

Features: 
Apple iWatch release date, specs, rumours: iWatch delayed until November

Apple's smartwatch, dubbed the iWatch, is set to launch this year. We investigate the latest analysis, rumours and evidence to bring you our…

Features: 
What is GitHub? PLUS: the GIT revision-control system explained, and alternatives to GitHub

We explain what is GitHub, what GitHub is for, and why GitHub is great. Plus: alternatives to GitHub.

Features: 
UK's best 3G network 2014: best 3G, best 4G, best mobile networks revealed

We have tested every 3G- and 4G network in the UK. What's the UK's best mobile network in 2014? Read on to find out.

Features: 
The 5 best places to wear Google Glass, the 5 worst places to wear Google Glass - and one on which we can't decide

You've shelled out a grand for your Google Glass headset. But where to wear it? Here are the five best- and five worst places to wear Google Glass…

Review: 
OnePlus One review: bargain flagship Android is best deal smartphone of 2014

The OnePlus One is a £229 smartphone with £600 specs. Is the OnePlus One a bargain? Read our OnePlus One review to find out. Features: OnePlus One…

Features: 
12 best security software of 2014: 2014 best internet security software - best antivirus, best antispyware for Windows

Best security software for PC or laptop. 2014's best internet security suites for Windows. Security suites tested, reviewed and ranked.

Features: 
Best PC keyboards of 2014: the 10 best keyboards for PC

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


 

Comments by Matt Egan


News: 
Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

If desktop pop ups are noticeably slowing down a PC, *any* security software program should detect and remove them with an on-demand scan. I don't…

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Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

This is an emotive subject, and a many sided one. So we're delighted to be a forum for debate. Just not so keen on being accused of corruption.…

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Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

Don't be sorry about that. I think that is a perfectly healthy attitude to take. I merely take offence at the lazy accusations of corruption. All…

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Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

No, John. No we're not. We're an independent media company and we utterly refute the false accusation of corruption. So put it away.

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Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

Fred/Jeff. You are entitled to your opinion, and we are delighted to give you the opportunity to espouse it (we'd even give you some tips on…

News: 
The Walking Dead: Season 3 video game release date & rumours

Bot editor made sad. Commenter = teenage troll. Bot not like.

Features: 
What's the best tablet PC?

In which case I am delighted to allow you today so! As I say, it's not our advice, but all opinions are valid.

Features: 
What's the best tablet PC?

A spec is interesting information, but performance when tested is what counts. We go by quantifiable facts as tested. And I found it exactly what…

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