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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: 
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…

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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.

Features: 
12 most bizarre projects on Kickstarter (most of them from below the waist)

It's not all potato salads and Oculus Rifts you know. We took a dive into Kickstarter's murkiest, quirkiest recesses to find the 12 most bizarre…

Features: 
Best colour laser printers of 2014: best laser printers for value, speed and accuracy

The best colour laser printers you can buy in the UK in 2014.

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Best scanners of 2014: Scanner reviews, scanners buying advice - what's the best scanner for my business?

The best scanners of 2014. PC Advisor reviews the best scanners you can buy in the UK today. Best scanners reviews.

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15 great Twitter tips and tricks: get started with Twitter, get more from Twitter, and recover when things go wrong

15 great tips and tricks to help you get started with Twitter, get more from Twitter, and recover when things go wrong on Twitter.

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The 10 most ridiculously opulent, mega expensive and utterly stupid gadgets you can't afford

Put your wallet away. You can't spend your money with ridiculous abandon. Here are 10 utterly stupid and pointless, mega expensive gadgets that…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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...'

Features: 
Android 4.5 release date and features: When will the next version of Android (Lollipop) come out?

Yup. And 15 million in September. You don't like our site, and you are entitled to say so. But lots of people love it.

Features: 
Android 4.5 release date and features: When will the next version of Android (Lollipop) come out?

It was actually 15 million in September. (Numbers 'made up' by Google.)

Review: 
HP Chromebook 14 review: the best way to enjoy Chrome OS on a large screen

It's not ideal, but we can review only what manufacturers supply (and it is still on sale). As to 'disappearing', 15 million readers last month…

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6 best cloud storage services - 2014's best online storage sites revealed

It's all good fun, thanks. And it pays my mortgage.

Review: 
iPhone 6 review: best ever iPhone is very good... but no longer the best phone you can buy

I have nothing but respect for our readers. Perhaps this helps explain the situation: http://www.techadvisor.co.uk/o...

Features: 
6 best cloud storage services - 2014's best online storage sites revealed

A fair point of view, honestly expressed. Makes it tough for me to argue. Can't you just flame?

News: 
HTC to make last Nexus tablet: Nexus 9 release date, price and specs

Great. I didn't understand that, but great.

Features: 
6 best cloud storage services - 2014's best online storage sites revealed

I'm not going to get into a semantic argument. But I am pretty confident on this: a writer trades on his or her good name. A false accusation of…

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iPad mini 3 vs iPad mini 2 comparison: New iPad mini 3 isn't worth £80 more

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Why you shouldn't buy the iPad mini 3: No wonder Apple gave it 10 seconds of stage time

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Halloween Photoshop tutorials: 13 masterclasses for horrifying art, designs and type

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Should I upgrade from Mavericks to OS X 10.10 Yosemite? What you need to know before updating to...