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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


Review: 
Microsoft All-In-One Media Keyboard review: stylish, portable keyboard with integrated trackpad

The Microsoft All-In-One Media Keyboard is a small and stylish wireless qwerty keyboard with an integrated trackpad. Here's our Microsoft…

Video: 
Why you should buy the OnePlus One (if you can): OnePlus One video review

We put the OnePlus One through its paces in our OnePlus One video review.

Features: 
12 most useless gadgets of all time: nauseating, crappy and downright silly technology

We love gadgets. Tech can be great. But all too often the latest gadget is a solution looking for a problem. We've rounded up the 12 most useless…

Video: 
How to install Boot Camp: run Windows 8 or Windows 7 on any Apple Mac

A step-by-step guide to running Windows on any Mac. Here's how to install Boot Camp to run Windows on the Mac.

Features: 
Best backup software 2014: 13 best file- and system backup utilities of 2014

Best backup software reviews. The best free and low-cost backup utilities you can buy in the UK right now.

Features: 
5 most exciting new features in Android L: why Android Lollipop will be a gamechanger for Google

We're excited about Android L. Very excited. Here are five of the most important and cool features of Android L for which we just can't wait. The…

Features: 
The 5 most exciting announcements from Google I/O 2014: Android L, Android Wear news, Android Auto, Chromebooks, and Android TV

We round up the best things we learned at Google I/O 2014 including new Android L, Android Wear news, Google Fit, Android Auto, Chromebooks and…

Features: 
Why TrueCrypt 7.1a is safe to use - Why you can still useTrueCrypt to encrypt sensitive data

Recent events at TrueCrypt.org have led to panic and confusion as to the security of using TrueCrypt to encrypt sensitive files and folders. But…

Features: 
How to listen live to FIFA World Cup 2014: best apps and websites for listening to the World Cup

Where to find the best audio commentaries for the FIFA World Cup. How to listen live to World Cup commentaries via laptop or PC, or on your…

News: 
Android TV release date & new features: What is Android TV? Plus - new features in Android TV

Google TV is dead. Long live Android TV. At the Google I/O 2014 keynote today Google unveiled Android TV. Here's everything you need to know about…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


News: 
Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

What? You've lost me now. First we are regurgitating Facebook press releases, and when I point out that we are on fact unaware of such press…

News: 
Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

That's just the point John, we'd have to look them up. Or are you saying that we should go out of our way to avoid agreement with Facebook? Seems…

Features: 
New Nexus 6 release date, rumoured specs and features: When is the new Nexus 6 coming out?

Good spot. That is an error, I think. Need to check UK release but I am pretty confident it was the same as the US - January 2010.

Review: 
Wired2Fire VX-6 review: budget gaming PC offers decent performance, is a steal at only £549

Maybe so. As I say I am not here to defend or promote anyone. But I would say that I know a lot of PC makers, and very few of them make much…

News: 
Intel amps up desktop performance with its first 8-core PC chip

Ah, fair point. Didn't think about the newsletter.Excellent news. Let's get back on it!

Review: 
Wired2Fire VX-6 review: budget gaming PC offers decent performance, is a steal at only £549

You forgot to take off VAT, which takes the cost to 516 even with no profit at all. In fact - and I am not here to defend or promote anyone - when…

News: 
Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

Hush now. Trolling I can take, poor-quality troll-bait wastes everyone's time. As I have stated several times on this thread: by all means…

News: 
Intel amps up desktop performance with its first 8-core PC chip

So, to be clear, on an unrelated story you criticised us for not covering this subject. And then on this story (which came out on the same day as…

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