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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 create a User Account in Windows 8 and Windows 7: how to make a User Account an Administrator in Windows 7 and Windows 8

Microsoft's Windows operating system allows users to create User Accounts that tells Windows which files, folders and programs the person the PC…

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Steam Machine, Steam Box and Steam Controller UK release date and price; When you will be able to buy Steam Machines in the UK?

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

Review: 
Xiaomi Mi Note Pro vs iPhone 6 Plus comparison: best phablet face-off - iPhone 6 Plus is a great phablet, but the Xiaomi Mi Note Pro is the best deal smartphone of 2015

We compare the Xiaomi Mi Note Pro with the iPhone 6 Plus. the iPhone 6 Plus is a great smartphone, but with a super cheap price and amazing specs…

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 UK release date, price and specs rumours: When is the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 coming out?

When is the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 coming out? The best Galaxy Note 5 rumours, including Galaxy Note 5 release date, Galaxy Note 5 UK price, Galaxy…

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Windows 10 vs Windows 8 comparison: what's the difference between Windows 10 and Windows 8? New features in Windows 10

The latest Windows 10 release is available for testing, offering a host of new features to Windows users. And Windows 10 will be free, too. We…

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Windows 10 review: hands on with Windows 10 - the positive return of the Start Menu and other Desktop UI features

As the Windows 10 release grows nearer, here's what we think of its first take on Windows 10, the Technical Preview, in our Windows 10 hands-on…

Review: 
Apple Watch vs Sony Smartwatch 3 stainless steel version smartwatch comparison: a sexy, premium smartwatch (and the Apple Watch)

Excited about the Apple Watch? Us too. But as you wait and salivate, take a look at the beautiful Sony Smartwatch 3. Eyes down for our Apple Watch…

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What is Uber? How to use Uber to get cheap taxi fares, and why Uber is controversial

We explain what is Uber, how to use Uber to get cheap taxi rides, and why Uber is controversial.

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LG G3 vs LG G Flex 2 smartphone comparison review: the LG G3 is the greatest phone, but we're waiting for the LG G Flex 2 - and here's why

LG is back with the LG G Flex 2: a desirable curved smartphone with flagship specs. We compared the LG G3 with the LG G Flex 2 to find out which…

Features: 
UMI Zero video review: World's slimmest dual-SIM phone offers brilliant value

The Zero is a mid-range smartphone from Chinese brand UMI, which offers excellent value and an ultra-slim design.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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...

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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!

Features: 
Group test: what's the best security software?

Which would be okay for most, and fine in your case because you understand what you are doing and can make an informed decision. But this list is…

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