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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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Oculus Rift release date, specs and features: Oculus Rift release date confirmed for 'Q1 2016' - pre-orders in late 2015

Oculus Rift release date and price in the UK, plus Oculus Rift specs, and what it is like to use Oculus Rift. We round up and analyse the latest…

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Can a smartwatch get a virus? Do I need security software for my Apple Watch? - Tips for securing smartwatch | Smartwatch security advice

Smartwatch security advice. Can a smartwatch get a virus? Yes. But it won't. However, you do need to secure your wearable. Here are our crucial…

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How to speed up PC | How to speed up laptop | PC speed boost | PC running slowly | Laptop running slowly - how to make any PC or laptop run faster

How to speed up a PC or speed up a laptop. Free software tweaks to speed up Windows, and the best hardware upgrades to boost your PC or laptop.…

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Microsoft Band review: useful features make Microsoft Band a worthy rival to Apple Watch and Android Wear... clunky design makes it unlovable

The Microsoft Band is a smartwatch and activity tracker that works with iPhone, Android and Windows Phones. The MS Band has a good feature set at…

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How to increase volume on Android tablet: How to boost volume on your Android tablet - make your Android tablet louder with these three simple tips

How to boost volume on Android tablet. Make Android tablet louder. Make music louder on Android tablet. In this article we look at ways to boost…

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Prestigio Grace X5 review: £100 dual-SIM phone has recent version of Android, quad-core chip and 4.7in HD display

The Prestigio Grace X5 (PSP5470DUO) is a £105 inc VAT dual-SIM phone that has a recent version of Android, quad-core chip and a 4.7in HD display.…

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Surface Pro 3 vs Surface 3 comparison: Why the Surface 3 is not as good deal as the Surface Pro 3. But students and home users should still apply

We compare Microsoft's new Surface 3 tablet with the outstanding Surface Pro 3. Is the cheaper Surface tablet a good deal? Read our Surface Pro 3…

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Where to buy Galaxy S6 Edge: Best Galaxy S6 Edge deals - Galaxy S6 Edge deals and offers - Galaxy S6 Edge UK price - Galaxy S6 Edge shipping dates

Best Galaxy S6 Edge deals from from Carphone Warehouse, EE, O2, Tesco Mobile, Three and Vodafone. Plus: where to buy the Galaxy S6 Edge, best…

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OnePlus One review: bargain flagship Android is still a great deal even with a price hike, and now you can buy it without an invitation

OnePlus must be the only company in history to increase the price of its year-old phone, but the OnePlus One is still a great deal: the mid-range…

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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.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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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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