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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: 
5 Android features you're about to get on your iPhone: the iOS 8 features Apple stole from Android

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and with iOS 8 Apple really wants to flatter Android. Here are five features in iOS 8 that Apple…

Features: 
Best free online games: 25 best casual games with which to waste your lunch hour

The 25 best casual games you can play online, and for free, right now.

Features: 
How to remove malware - how to clean PC and laptop of virus, spyware and other malware

How to remove malware from your PC. Get rid of virus, spyware from your PC or laptop. Clean up any PC or laptop.

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WWDC 2014 keynote: as it happened - Apple launches iOS 8 and OS X 10 Yosemite | new features, details

Apple today announced iOS 8 and OS X 10 Yosemite at its WWDC14 Keynote in San Francisco. Relive the WWDC14 keynote with our expert bloggers, with…

Features: 
Steam Box and Steam Controller UK release date and price; When you will be able to buy Steam Machines

When will the first SteamOS Machines arrive in the UK? Find out in our Steam Box UK release date feature, including the Steam Controller UK…

Review: 
Lumia 520 vs Motorola Moto E comparison review: best cheap smartphones you can buy in the UK in 2014

You can buy a good smartphone for £100 or less: choose between the Lumia 520 and the Moto E and you will get top class specs at a low, low price.…

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The 24 best headphones of 2014: the best sets of earbuds and headphones for iPhone, iPad, Android and more

We review the top 24 headphones you can buy in the UK right now. Get the most for your money with our best headphones for your smartphone or tablet.

News: 
HTC One M8 Prime (Plus) suspended: release date, specs, UK price, features

EVLeaks claims the HTC One M8 Prime (HTC One M8+) has been suspended. Here we talk HTC One M8 Prime/Plus specs, release date, price and new features.

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Microsoft phone scam: don't be a victim - what to do when you receive a call from a security 'expert' offering to fix your PC

If you receive a phone call from a security 'expert' offering to fix your PC - it's a scam. Here's how to avoid the Microsoft phone scam, and what…

Review: 
LG G3 vs iPhone 5s comparison: the biggest and best smartphone display takes on the only small phone left in town

The days of iPhone domination are over. But Apple's iPhone 5s is the only remaining 4in high-end flagship. How does the little iPhone compare to…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Video: 
5 reasons why PCs are better than Macs: Mac vs Windows PC - which is best?

A compelling argument. But PC users seem to understand apostrophes better.

Review: 
New Nexus 7 review; the best 7in tablet of 2013

Worth waiting until at least the end of the month I'd say. See what they come out with. Even if it isn't what you want it should make the Nexus 7…

Review: 
Lumia 520 vs Motorola Moto E comparison review: best cheap smartphones you can buy in the UK in 2014

It does not. But it does sell advertising that is targeted at you based on your personal behavioural data, which is harvested from a variety of…

Review: 
Nexus 7 vs new nexus 7 2 comparison review: Which Nexus 7 should I buy?

No fighting spirit here. I'm just doing my job, which is - in part - dealing with trolls who post ridiculous statements such as 'the journalism…

Review: 
Dell Precision M4700 Mobile Workstation review: powerful mobile workstation

That sounds like a terrible experience and you have my sympathy. I'm not here to defend or promote anyone, but I will say that Dell has millions…

Review: 
Nexus 7 vs new nexus 7 2 comparison review: Which Nexus 7 should I buy?

No Fraught. As you know - behind your anonymous username - that is the very opposite of what I am saying.

News: 
No Man's Sky release date, gameplay features & trailers

A fair point. But also where it gets a bit tricky: can websites publish news only immediately when it happens? We cover all sorts of products, and…

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Group test: what's the best Android antivirus?

That is terrible advice.

Review: 
OnePlus One review: hands-on with the customisable Android phone that has top specs and a great price

For one thing, I'm not here to defend- or speak for OnePlus. I'm sure there is an element of hype by scarcity. I am no expert, but it don't think…

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Nokia replaces budget Lumia 520 with 530: Release date, price and specs

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Everything you need to know about Apple's iPhone Camera in iOS 8

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Why you shouldn't trust password managers

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How to make an 'Apple iWatch' using an iPod nano and a 3D printer