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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: 
Sky Now TV Box review - is Sky's little and cheap media-streamer a good deal for on-demand TV fans?

The Sky Now TV Box is either a very cheap media streamer, or a very expensive way to get Sky Sports and Sky Movies. Read our Sky Now TV Box review…

Features: 
New smartphones of 2014: best new phones launching in 2014

We explain what to expect by way of new phone launches in 2014, looking at several important phone makers: Apple, BlackBerry, HTC, LG, Nokia,…

Review: 
Motorola Moto G vs Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone comparison review: which is the best budget Android phone?

We tested the Samsung Galaxy S3 against the Motorola Moto G. Both are great bargain Android smartphones, but which is best? find out in our…

Features: 
What's the best external hard drive? 10 best desktop hard drives in the UK

PC Advisor reviews the best external hard drives you can buy in the UK right now.

Features: 
How to delete browsing history on iPad: clear iPad browsing history using Safari or Settings

There are two ways to delete browsing history on iPad running iOS 7 - one via the Safari web browser itself, and the other using the Settings app.…

Features: 
How to remove Microsoft account from Windows 8 PC, laptop or tablet

We show you how to remove a Microsoft account from your Windows 8 PC, laptop or tablet, how to add a Microsoft account to your Windows 8 PC,…

Features: 
How to record screen on iPad and iPhone: iPad and iPhone screen capture

Here's how to record the screen of your iPad or iPhone. iPad/iPhone screen capture explained.

Features: 
Two great ways to prevent pop ups in Windows 7 and Windows 8

We show you two great ways to get rid of pop ups in Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Features: 
How to block app request on Facebook; block invites for Circle app on Facebook

Here's how to block invites from apps on Facebook, including how to block invites from Circle app on Facebook.

Video: 
Lumia 2520 video review: powerful Windows tablet an exciting alternative to iPad or Android

The Lumia 2520 has a powerful spec for a Windows RT tablet - and it shows. Here's our Lumia 2520 video review.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Review: 
Sony Xperia Z Ultra preview: a 6.4-inch Android phablet

'Squinty little girl phones'? Let's avoid sexism if we can (although I understand that chicks really dig sexist geeks).

Features: 
Group test: what's the best smartphone?

So any smartphone without an SD card slot should go to the bottom of the list?

Review: 
Nexus 10 vs Surface RT vs iPad 4 tablet comparison review

So, what - you accused us of corruption because you were annoyed with reviews on other sites? A little odd. (And unfair.)For what it is worth I…

Video: 
5 reasons why PCs are better than Macs: Mac vs Windows PC - which is best?

It wasn't planned at all. I just like to talk!

Features: 
Samsung Galaxy S5: Price and where to buy in the UK

Ha! Just pointing out from where you can get the S5.

Features: 
5 of the best free antivirus programs for Windows PC, laptop or tablet

It's definitely not just you, but if we've missed anything please accept my apologies. I will now sacrifice my Friday night to hunt down the…

Features: 
What should XP users do when Microsoft ends support? Upgrade to Windows 8, buy a new PC, keep running XP?

It might go that way. They were definitely interested in buying Dell recently.

Features: 
What should XP users do when Microsoft ends support? Upgrade to Windows 8, buy a new PC, keep running XP?

'Frighten people away from XP'. A little less time trolling and some more time developing your reading and cognitive skills, I think. I am in no…

Features: 
What should XP users do when Microsoft ends support? Upgrade to Windows 8, buy a new PC, keep running XP?

I think we're talking at cross purposes. I would never suggest that any OS is completely secure, and if I have inadvertently done so I need to…

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