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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: 
How to add a number to a contact list on Windows Phone 8: add number to contact list on Nokia

We explain how to create a Group of contacts on Windows Phone 8. Also how to add a contact to an existing group.

Features: 
Why Lenovo has bought Motorola: cheap, quality Android phones secure Google's future in mobile

Yesterday Lenovo agreed to buy Motorola from Google for US$2.91bn. On the face of it that's a big loss for Google given that it spent $12.5bn…

Features: 
How to remove Google redirect virus: stop web browser redirecting to Google.com

Why it is that your web browser redirects to what appears to be the Google home page, and how to stop it doing so. Here's how to remove the Google…

Features: 
5 great ways to tidy up your PC or laptop: make any PC or laptop faster and more efficient

We show you five simple processes that will make any PC or laptop faster and more efficient. We've explained the tips in detail for Windows…

Review: 
Moto X vs iPhone 5C smartphone comparison review: cheaper Android matches or betters iPhone in every respect

Motorola's flagship Moto X is a mid-range, mid-price Android smartphone. It's £100 cheaper than the iPhone 5C, but does that make the iPhone…

Features: 
Windows tablet vs iPad Air: why you should choose a Windows tablet

We look at the value, performance and functionality offered by Windows tablets compared with iPads such as the iPad Air. It's Windows tablet vs…

Video: 
Scosche BoomBOTTLE - safer cycling through music, or ambient irritant for hapless pedestrians?

The Scosche BoomBOTTLE aims to reduce the danger of cyclists being distracted by music in their ears. But in doing so it blasts unwanted tunes at…

Review: 
Scosche BoomBOTTLE review - rugged portable speaker looks like a water bottle, sounds just okay

The Scosche BoomBOTTLE is a uniquely shaped and rugged portable speaker built for use in the great outdoors. Here's PC Advisor's Scosche…

Video: 
Misfit Shine Activity Monitor review - wearable gadget aimed at tracking aerobic activity

The Misfit Shine is a wearable activity monitor aimed at getting you to do that bit more exercise. It costs £99 and can be worn both as a watch…

Review: 
New Jabra Solemate review - portable Bluetooth speaker offers decent sound, striking looks, great build

The updated Jabra Solemate is a striking and portable Bluetooth speaker that produces decent sound. If you are looking for a portable speaker for…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy S5 comparison review: New flagship only adds a few features

I suppose so. I guess we're all working this out. My take is that we are providing this information free of charge to readers, so I'm not sure if…

Review: 
Microsoft Windows 8 review

No worries! You are of course entitled to your opinion. Don't ever be afraid to say what you feel. But we totally appreciate your apology.

Review: 
Microsoft Windows 8 review

Oh, Rabin. You realise you've just impugned the good name of the author, the world's largest tech media company *and* Microsoft. No payment was…

Review: 
Motorola Moto G hands-on review: A mid-range smartphone at a budget price

Certainly. Any smartphone will be Wi-Fi enabled, and can connect to your home network just as does your laptop. It will also log on to other…

Review: 
Galaxy S5 vs iPhone 5S comparison review: big, brash Android vs slight, beautiful iPhone - which one are you?

I'm not sure it is relevant, but I use both an iPhone 5 and a BlackBerry Z10. Both work supplied. The last two phones I purchased were a Moto G…

Review: 
Lexmark C522n

Not sure I understand the criticism. Should we take it down?

Features: 
What is Google Glass? Everything you need to know

Point 'em out and we'll change them. Msitakes happen.

Review: 
Sennheiser Momentum Black review: bloated bass-focused headphone

Well Andrew has more than 20 years' experience in Hi-Fi and audio. So I'm gonna go with him.

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

Not yet available in the UK, so we haven't had opportunity to do proper testing, and we don't do guess work.

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

No meds but I *have* had two coffees this morning. That could be it. (I have no intention of quitting, BTW, although in this game you are only…

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