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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: 
Motorola Moto X 2013 vs second-generation, new Moto X 2014 comparison: The 2014 Moto X is better, but how much better? (This much.)

The Moto X is back, and the second-generation 2014 Moto X is a significant upgrade on the original. Here's our Motorola Moto X 2013 vs Moto X 2014…

Features: 
Why did Microsoft buy Minecraft? Will Microsoft ruin Minecraft? - Microsoft's Minecraft aquisiton FAQs

Now that the dust has settled on Microsoft's purchase of Minecraft maker Majong, we've taken a long hard look at the deal. Why did Microsoft buy…

News: 
HTC One M8 Max (Prime/Plus) leaks and rumours: release date, specs, UK price, features

We thought it had been suspended, but rumours of an HTC One M8 Prime/Plus are recirculating as the HTC One M8 Max. Here we talk rumoured HTC One…

Video: 
BlackBerry Passport will be great for a few, and awful for many. And that makes it cool

Our BlackBerry Passport video review finds a device that is different in ways both good and bad.

Features: 
iPhone or Samsung? Why you should get a Samsung rather than an iPhone (and, you know, vice versa)

iPhone or Samsung? We help those looking for a phone to choose between an iPhone and a Samsung phone. It's iPhone vs Samsung in the smartphone…

Features: 
Windows 10 vs OS X 10.10 Yosemite comparison: OS X is an exciting but solid upgrade, Windows 10 an OS for all devices - it's 10 vs 10 10.10

In our Windows 10 vs OS X 10.10 Yosemite comparison we pit together the two upcoming operating systems from Microsoft and Apple. Windows 10 vs OS…

Review: 
BlackBerry Passport review: the most BlackBerry BlackBerry ever - only BlackBerry lovers need apply

The BlackBerry Passport is a unique and compelling device - but it might not be the smartphone for you. Find out why in our BlackBerry Passport…

Review: 
Windows 10 review: hands on with Windows 10 Technical Preview - the positive return of the Start Menu and other Desktop UI features

Windows 10 is the next version of Microsoft's operating system for PC, laptop, tablet, smartphone and all points in between. Here is our first…

Features: 
Sony Xperia Z3 Compact UK release date, UK price and specs: Get it on 29 September or now

Sony today announced the Xperia Z3 Compact smartphone. Here we explain what is the Xperia Z3 Compact, Xperia Z3 Compact UK release date, Sony…

Features: 
How to make a GIF: Make a GIF from a video, make a GIF from still images, make a GIF without Photoshop

How to make a GIF without using Photoshop or any other image editor. How to make a GIF from a video using Photoshop, and how to make a GIF from…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Review: 
Xperia Z3 vs iPhone 6 comparison review: Sony slaps Apple in a flagship smartphone face off - but both face challenges in a competitive market

It's extremely arrogant of you to assume that you are the exclusive arbiter of what is- and what isn't sexist. And yet here we are. By all means…

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Xperia Z3 vs iPhone 6 comparison review: Sony slaps Apple in a flagship smartphone face off - but both face challenges in a competitive market

Actually, I'd argue that sexism is very dull! But I take the point you are trying to make, and agree that avoiding prejudice is never po-faced. I…

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Xperia Z3 vs iPhone 6 comparison review: Sony slaps Apple in a flagship smartphone face off - but both face challenges in a competitive market

Well, I take and respect your point, and I thank you for your contribution. But I do think you are being needlessly po-faced about this. I would…

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Xperia Z3 vs iPhone 6 comparison review: Sony slaps Apple in a flagship smartphone face off - but both face challenges in a competitive market

Not at all. I was genuinely confused, and interested. I'm not trying to fight you here. Tell me what is so wrong with my response.

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

Where to begin? Actually, I won't bother. I think everyone can see that your comment isn't worth a second of their time. Hilarious username, though.

Features: 
What happens to smart heating when the internet is broken, there's a power outage, or the batteries run out?

Crikey. I would imagine not, but we really are beyond my knowledge now!

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