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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 delete browsing history on iPad: clear iPad browsing history using Safari or Settings

There are two ways to delete browsing history on iPad running iOS 7 - one via the Safari web browser itself, and the other using the Settings app.…

Features: 
200 best Android apps for everything: best Android apps for new phones and tablets, must-have Android apps, best Android apps for kids and more...

200 best Android apps for everything. We collected together the best apps for 33 different categories: best Android apps for new phones and…

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A laptop, a tablet, and a desktop PC: the Surface Pro 3 is good, but not great, at all of the above

The Surface Pro 3 is a laptop, a tablet, and a desktop PC. It's good, but not great, at all of the above. But do people want a good all-rounder,…

Review: 
2014 MacBook Pro vs MacBook Air comparison review: Apple laptop buying advice UK

The MacBook Air and the Retina MacBook Pro are portable, beautiful and high-performance laptops. But there is a £250 price difference between the…

Features: 
How to file UK tax return online: stress-free self-assessment made easy (and why you should trust the tax man)

How to file your UK tax return online. How to use the HMRC website to submit your tax return.

Features: 
Sky Now TV Box vs Apple TV comparison review: What's the best streaming box?

The Sky Now TV Box and Apple TV are very different streaming boxes at constrasting prices and features. Find out which is the best for you in our…

Features: 
How to use a torrent site in the UK. How to access The Pirate Bay and blocked torrent sites: simple ways to use a VPN to get around ISP block

How to use a VPN to access blocked torrent sites such as The Pirate Bay. How to access The Pirate Bay in the UK. How to use a torrent site.

Features: 
How to use System Restore: fix PC problems by rolling back to a working state

System Restore is one of the features that makes Windows worth having - the ability to roll back Windows to a point where you know it was working…

Review: 
Surface Pro 3 review: a truly portable laptop, and an acceptable tablet - great engineering but is it what people want?

The Surface Pro 3 is a stunning feat of engineering: the thinnest and lightest of laptops, which also works as a tablet. Here's our Surface Pro 3…

Features: 
How to block pop ups: how to get rid of pop ups: Two great ways to prevent pop-up messages in Windows 7 and Windows 8

How to block pop ups: how to get rid of pop up messages. Two great ways to get rid of pop ups in Windows 7 and Windows 8.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Review: 
Sony Xperia Z3 vs LG G3 comparison review: Xperia Z3 can't topple the cheaper Quad HD LG G3

It's not a contradiction to say 'there is a lot to like about product a, but we prefer product b'. And no, no we weren't 'bought by LG'. Grow up.

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Group test: what's the best laptop?

'Swap over them', technically.

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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 if you think the other article is unbalanced (it isn't) I suggest you make that comment on that story.

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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

Different audience. Apple fans on Macworld need a reason not to buy Apple. General tech users on PCA start with a more balanced view.

Review: 
Apple iPad mini 2 Retina vs iPad mini comparison review

Which of course you are entitled to do. If everyone blocks ads the site will quickly disappear, however.

News: 
Tesco to launch 'enhanced' Hudl 2 in 2014

http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/rev... Sent from my iPad

Features: 
Microsoft phone scam: don't be a victim

Hey 'Truthman', I am nothing of the sort. Not least because I am nothing to do with the US, the .co.uk should tell you that. I'm a long way from…

Features: 
What's the best free email service? We compare the top five providers

It is in my profile, which is clearly marked as a Moderator. Or should I start every post with 'as editor in chief...'

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Sony Xperia Z3 Compact review: A better deal than the Z3 and most smartphones

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Why people aren't upgrading to iOS 8: new features are for power users, not the average Joe

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iPad Air 2 review: Insanely fast and alarmingly thin. Speed tests, camera tests and more