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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: 
Surface Pro 4 release date, rumours, UK price and specs - expect the Surface Pro 4 to launch in October 2015 with Windows 10 and a Core M chip

When will the Surface Pro 4 launch? We explain the likely Surface Pro 4 release date, price and specs - based on our analysis of internet rumour.

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How to block a number on an iPhone in iOS 8 and iOS 7: how to stop someone calling you on your iPhone - block your ex on your iPhone

How to block a number from calling you on your iPhone. Stop calls from an iPhone contact. Here's how to stop your ex calling you on your iPhone.

Review: 
Prestigio Multiphone 5550 Duo review: cheap dual-SIM Android phone offers decent specs, camera and build, with great battery life - but you get what you pay for

The Prestigio Multiphone 5550 Duo is a cheap dual-SIM Android phone with mid-range specs and decent build quality. It offers great battery life,…

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Office 365 vs Office 2013 comparison: Office 365 offers more features and flexibility, but Office 2013 will be cheaper over five years - what's the best deal for you: Office 365 or Office 2013?

We compare Office 365 and the Office 2013 package. Is Microsoft's cloud-based subscription productivity software better value than the traditional…

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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…

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PS Vita 2 release date price & specs: Will there be a new PlayStation Vita in 2015? (Probably. But not the Vita 2)

What is the PS Vita, why the PS Vita is set to be around for a good while yet, and why there will be a new PS Vita in 2015. Also: why we won't…

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How to watch UK TV when abroad: watch UK TV for free anywhere in the world - how to watch iPlayer from any country

Three ways to access UK TV when you are abroad. How to watch UK TV from around the world. How to watch iPlayer from anywhere. Watch all UK TV…

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Just Cause 3 UK release date, price, preorders: When is Just Cause 3 coming out?

When is Just Cause 3 coming out? We sift through the rumours to bring you the latest Just Cause 3 release date, price and platforms info, and show…

Features: 
How to delete cookies and browsing history in Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox and Safari

How to delete cookies and browsing history in Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Safari. Everything you need to know about web cookies, and…

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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.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
Top 10 Android Lollipop tips, tricks and hidden features: The best bits of Android L

'Click bait', that's debatable but your opinion to which you are entitled.'People from countries whose names we can't spell are hired to write…

Features: 
How to use System Restore to fix a Windows 8 PC or laptop

This explains our position (which may change): http://www.techadvisor.co.uk/o...

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How to stop autoplaying ads, videos and media on web pages: stop videos autoplaying in Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer

Yes, we certainly do. This explains our current thinking, but it is constantly up for review: http://www.techadvisor.co.uk/o...

Review: 
Apple Watch vs Huawei Watch comparison preview: What's the difference?

Certain irony in the punctuation in this post.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Sony Xperia Z4 comparison: What to expect from the smartphone market leaders in 2015

So we should never compare any products unless it is Samsung and Apple? Odd viewpoint.

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How to manually upgrade an Android smartphone or tablet

'Full of links to other parts of the site' is an odd criticism!

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Oculus Rift release date, specs and features: Oculus Rift set to change the way we play, how we experience events and places

No idea what that means. I'm gonna presume it was a compliment. Thanks!

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