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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: 
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.

Review: 
iPad mini 2 review: iPad mini with Retina display is a superb tablet in almost every way

Apple has updated its iPad mini tablet with a high-resolution screen and faster, 64-bit processor. Here's our iPad mini with Retina display…

Features: 
How to defrag in Windows 7 and Windows 8: should you defrag your Windows PC or laptop?

We explain what is defragging, why you should do it, and how to defragment your hard drive in Windows 7 or Windows 8.

Features: 
Nokia Android phone: why Nokia definitely isn't launching an Android phone

That Nokia Android phone you've been reading about isn't going to happen. Something is going on at Nokia, and it involves Android. But 'Normandy'…

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

What is best: Mac or PC? Here we examine five key areas, and help you to decide if you should buy a Mac or a Windows PC or laptop. (Answer: get a…

Features: 
How to access blocked torrent sites in the UK: simple ways to use a VPN

We show you how to use a VPN to access blocked torrent sites in the UK.

Features: 
Why is HP cutting 1124 jobs in the UK? How a changing market and boardroom bungling laid HP low

The news that HP is cutting more than 1100 of its UK workforce is tragic for all involved, coming as it does just before Christmas. But how has…

Review: 
Nokia Lumia 2520 review - the best Windows RT tablet yet... fancy a tablet that's different?

The Lumia 2520 is a 10.1in tablet that runs Windows RT and, in fact, it is our favourite Windows RT tablet yet. Find out why in PC Advisor's Nokia…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Review: 
Motorola Moto G hands-on review: A mid-range smartphone at a budget price

Certainly. Any smartphone will be Wi-Fi enabled, and can connect to your home network just as does your laptop. It will also log on to other…

Review: 
Galaxy S5 vs iPhone 5S comparison review: big, brash Android vs slight, beautiful iPhone - which one are you?

I'm not sure it is relevant, but I use both an iPhone 5 and a BlackBerry Z10. Both work supplied. The last two phones I purchased were a Moto G…

Review: 
Lexmark C522n

Not sure I understand the criticism. Should we take it down?

Features: 
What is Google Glass? Everything you need to know

Point 'em out and we'll change them. Msitakes happen.

Review: 
Sennheiser Momentum Black review: bloated bass-focused headphone

Well Andrew has more than 20 years' experience in Hi-Fi and audio. So I'm gonna go with him.

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

Not yet available in the UK, so we haven't had opportunity to do proper testing, and we don't do guess work.

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

No meds but I *have* had two coffees this morning. That could be it. (I have no intention of quitting, BTW, although in this game you are only…

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

Give me a clue. What language is this?

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy S5 comparison review: New flagship only adds a few features

('Chris' friend' from the same IP address as 'Chris'. If it wasn't so sad it would be funny.)

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Samsung Gear 2 review: Classy Tizen smartwatch is too expensive

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Eight possible names for the next version of Mac OS X: What will Apple call the follow-up to Maveri?......

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Why our gadgets will kill us all: bleating notifications, too many chargers and the proliferation...

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