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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: 
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…

Features: 
Sky Now TV Box with Now TV vs Apple TV with iTunes: which is the best way to watch great TV?

Should you get a Sky Now TV Box and pay for Sky TV on an ad hoc basis, or buy an Apple TV and purchase music, movies and TV from iTunes? We…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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…

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

Give me a clue. What language is this?

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

('Chris' friend' from the same IP address as 'Chris'. If it wasn't so sad it would be funny.)

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

Hey Chris. When you say things like 'unfortunately a lot of these websites are getting paid by the opposition' you make yourself look like a…

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z Ultra preview: a 6.4-inch Android phablet

'Squinty little girl phones'? Let's avoid sexism if we can (although I understand that chicks really dig sexist geeks).

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

So any smartphone without an SD card slot should go to the bottom of the list?

Review: 
Nexus 10 vs Surface RT vs iPad 4 tablet comparison review

So, what - you accused us of corruption because you were annoyed with reviews on other sites? A little odd. (And unfair.)For what it is worth I…

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

It wasn't planned at all. I just like to talk!

Features: 
Samsung Galaxy S5: Price and where to buy in the UK

Ha! Just pointing out from where you can get the S5.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 release date, price and specs 2014

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iOS 8 features wishlist: the changes iPhone and iPad users want in Apple's iOS 8

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25 Years of the World Wide Web: Happy Birthday, Intenet

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Developers get access to more Sony camera features