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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


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What is the Dark Web? How to access the Dark Web - How to turn out the lights and access the Dark Web (and why you might want to)

We explain what is the Dark Web, and how to access the Dark Web. Plus: the Deep Web, the Deepnet, the Invisible Web, the Hidden Web and the Dark…

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6 tech titans that face a struggle for survival in 2015: the tech companies and devices that won't be around this time next year... probably

Not every tech company or device will survive and prosper in 2015. Here are six tech titans that face a struggle see out the year.

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What does Google know about me? How to check what data Google holds on you - and what you can do about it

How to find out what data Google holds on you. What Google knows about you, and what you can do about it.

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How to watch The Interview in the UK: 3 ways to watch The Interview in the UK today - watch The Interview on YouTube, iTunes and online

How to watch The Interview in the UK today. Three ways to watch The Interview movie: via YouTube, iTunes and online, from the UK.

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Which laptop to buy: 2015 laptop buying advice, and the best laptops of 2015

We explain which laptop to buy. 2015 laptops buying advice - grab a bargain with the best budget laptops, best ultraportable laptops and more.…

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10 best external hard drives 2015: What's the best external hard drive you can buy in the UK?

PC Advisor reviews the 10 best external hard drives you can buy in the UK in 2015.

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What laptop should I buy for £400? Buget laptops buying advice 2015 - best laptops for less than £400

How to choose a great laptop for less than £400. Budget laptop buying advice.

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Best scanners of 2015 UK: Scanner reviews, scanners buying advice - what's the best scanner for my business?

The best scanners of 2015 UK. PC Advisor reviews the best scanners you can buy in the UK today. Best scanners reviews.

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Mid-range Windows Phone Lumia 830 isn't the best phone we have tested - but it is far from the worst

The Lumia 830 is a mid-range Windows Phone that offers decent value for money at a decent price. It isn't the best phone we have tested, but it is…

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January sales buying advice: Where and how to get the best tech deals in January 2015 - best smartphones, best tablets, best laptops and more

Where and how to get the best tech deals in January 2015. January sales buying advice. Best tech deals on smartphones, tablets, laptops, wearables…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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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!

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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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Three of the most expensive Limited Edition games ever made: Who's buying a $1,000,000 game?

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