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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.…

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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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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…

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

Review: 
Microsoft All-In-One Media Keyboard review: stylish, portable keyboard with integrated trackpad

The Microsoft All-In-One Media Keyboard is a small and stylish wireless qwerty keyboard with an integrated trackpad. Here's our Microsoft…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
How to download YouTube videos to your iPhone or iPod touch

Pointing out problems is, of course, important and appreciate. And if I am 'snotty' I'd hope it was only in response to rudeness encountered.…

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

I've tried to converse with you rationally. You are a boring trouble causer and your username is offensive. So I'm going to ban you. Life is too…

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Windows Phone: The best platform you should never use

I think nothing of the sort. I just presumed that when you said goodbye several crushingly boring posts ago you were going to do the decent thing…

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

The suggestion that the author was paid to write this article on behalf of Facebook is 100 percent the suggestion that she is corrupt. She is paid…

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

'Not a direct one'. Hardly the point. Dissension and disagreement are entirely welcome. The lazy suggestion that someone is on the take is not…

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

But I haven't, at any point, said there is nothing to worry about. For what it is worth, I personally don't use Facebook Messenger. I commented on…

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Windows Phone: The best platform you should never use

Still here? One thing I've learnt over the years is that if you are going to flounce out, it is best to close the door behind you. As to the…

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Android 4.5 release date and features: When will the next version of Android (Lollipop) come out?

I think we're in different countries Robert (not many NASA employees in the UK), but we take and appreciate your point!

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What's the fastest smartphone 2014: Processor, graphics, web performance comparison

http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/new... http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/new... We publish dozens of stories every day. The most popular ones are about…

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

No, I am saying nothing of the sort. I merely objected to the suggestion that the author of this story was somehow in the pay of Facebook.

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From the iPhone 6 to the iWatch and a new Apple TV we look at the products Apple is set to launch...

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Miranda July's Somebody app offers a very unusual take on messaging

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The 7 most ridiculous iPhone 6 rumours: what Apple WON'T reveal on 9 September