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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: 
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…

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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…

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Surface Pro 3 vs MacBook Air comparison: Surface Pro is the thinnest laptop ever, but you might want the MacBook's keyboard

Microsoft says that Surface Pro 3 can replace both your MacBook and your iPad. Here we compare Surface Pro 3 with the MacBook Air to see how the…

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LG G3 vs HTC One M8 comparison: best smartphone display takes on fastest, most stylish phone

The LG G3 is the Android phone with the best display ever seen on a smartphone. How does the LG G3 compare to the fastest, most stylish phone on…

Features: 
How to watch LG G3 launch live! LG G3 launch live blog; LG G3 launch live stream

How to watch the LG G3 launch live on Tuesday May 27. LG G3 launch live blog, live stream.

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MacBook Pro vs MacBook Air comparison review: Apple laptop buying advice

The MacBook Air and the MacBook Pro are portable, beautiful and high-performance laptops. But there is a £250 price difference between the two…

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How to send secure messages and encrypted emails: send your bank details without getting ripped off

We explain how to send sensitive information via email and messenger app. How to send secure emails, how to send secure messages.

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Surface Pro 3 vs iPad Air comparison: Surface Pro is twice the device... but you'll still buy the iPad

Surface Pro 3 vs iPad Air: what's the best tablet? We compare Surface Pro 3 vs iPad Air specs, price, battery life, features and performance, and…

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New HTC One M8 vs HTC One M7 2014 comparison: new HTC One offers faster performance, bigger display, better camera

We compare the new 2014 HTC One M8 with its predecessor, the HTC One M7. Here are the new HTC One's new features, and why you should upgrade, in…

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15 best antivirus for PC and laptop: 2014's best antivirus for protection, performance value, and free best antivirus

The 15 best antivirus programs for your PC or laptop. Antivirus reviews, tests and ratings. Best Windows antivirus.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
How to use Windows Live Family Safety

Give us a clue: what language is this?

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 vs iPad Air: the big tablets compared

'I'm not being biased in any way'. 'I hate Apple'. Erm...

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Android L vs iOS 8 comparison preview: Apple vs Google software showdown

Perhaps you'd like to educate us? Currently you've just copied and pasted a bit of an article.

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Windows 8 'Threshold' update will be Windows 9

You're quite right. Apple used to do it semi deliberately, then Samsung took it to a whole new level with the Galaxy S3. Now all tech companies…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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