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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 block pop ups: how to get rid of pop ups: Two great ways to prevent pop ups in Windows 7 and Windows 8

How to block pop ups: how to get rid of pop ups. Two great ways to get rid of pop ups in Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Features: 
How to motivate a team using apps, software and the cloud: 8 great tools that help to motivate your colleagues to perform better

How to use apps, software and services to improve your team's performance. How to motivate a team using apps, software and the cloud.

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Moto E price, specs, release date, features: £89 smartphone set to 'end feature phones'

All the details of the new Moto E from Motorola - a budget smartphone. We explain the Moto E features, Moto E specification, Moto E release data,…

Features: 
How to remove unwanted web browser toolbars: remove Snap.do, Babylon, Delta, iLivid, Yahoo, Ask

We show you how to disable and delete those unwanted and annoying web browser toolbars, including Snap.do, however they got onto your PC or…

Review: 
Sony Xperia M review: cheap Android phone is okay, but there are better budget phones

The Sony Xperia M is a bulky but stylish budget Android phone. Can this cheap smartphone compete with the best at the bottom of the market? Read…

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iPad Air vs Xperia Z2 Tablet comparison: thinner, lighter, faster than iPad Air - why you should choose the Xperia Z2 tablet

The iPad Air has a new challenger as the best 10in tablet. The Android-toting Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet is thinner, lighter and faster. Is it the best…

Features: 
How to upgrade to Windows 7 from XP: install Windows 7 on XP PC or laptop

We explain how to install Windows 7 on a laptop or PC running Windows XP.

Video: 
At this price the Lumia 1320 is the only budget phablet you should buy - Lumia 1320 video review

In this Nokia Lumia 1320 video review, we find that the latest big-screen Windows Phone is the first budget phablet you should buy.

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How to make money from free apps: turn your free application into a gold mine

We outline five great ways that you can make a free app make you money.

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HTC One M8 vs Galaxy S5 smartphone comparison: HTC One M8 is stylish and slick, Galaxy S5 robust... which is the best Android?

The HTC One M8 will duke it out with the Galaxy S5 to be the best phone of 2014. We've tested both the Galaxy S5 and the HTC One M8 to help you…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
How to use Windows Live Family Safety

Give us a clue: what language is this?

Review: 
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.

News: 
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.

Review: 
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…

Review: 
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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Motorola Moto G vs Nokia Lumia 530 comparison: What's the best budget smartphone

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Everything you need to know about Apple's iPhone Camera in iOS 8

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Why you shouldn't trust password managers

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How to make an 'Apple iWatch' using an iPod nano and a 3D printer