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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: 
Nexus 5 vs OnePlus One comparison: the best budget phones you can buy in 2014 - but which is the biggest bargain smartphone?

The OnePlus One and Nexus 5 are two brilliant smartphones that offer excellent value, performance and build quality. But which is the best value…

News: 
Smartphones are evil: 11 weird Google Suggest results, and what they tell us about tech in 2014

Google Suggest is a feature that sees the search engine trying to complete a search query as you type words into the search engine's text box.…

Video: 
Road trip! We travel the length of the country to find out the UK's best mobile networks of 2014

We took to the road to test mobile broadband under real-world conditions over the length of the UK. We traveled from London to Edinburgh to…

Features: 
Oculus Rift release date, specs and features: Oculus Rift will change the way we play, experience events, visit places

Oculus Rift release date and price in the UK, plus Oculus Rift specs, and what it is like to use Oculus Rift.

Features: 
How to get iOS 8 beta 4 now: a beginner's step-by-step guide to installing iOS 8 today on iPhone and iPad

It's possible, and in fact relatively straightforward, to install iOS 8 beta 4 on any recent iPhone or iPad. Here's how to get iOS 8 now on iPhone…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Fame review: budget Android smartphone is cheap, not cheerful

The Samsung Galaxy Fame is a very cheap budget Android smartphone. Here's our Galaxy Fame review.

Features: 
How to become a LinkedIn Publisher: how to use long-form posts on LinkedIn to boost your professional profile

We explain how to become a LinkedIn Publisher, as well as why you might want to be a LinkedIn Publisher.

Features: 
Best free and cheap apps for kids, toddlers and teens: entertain children of all ages with these great apps for Android and iPhone

We pick out great free apps for children of all ages. Best fun apps, best educational apps. Best apps for kids. Great apps for babies, apps for…

Features: 
HTC One M9 release date, price, specs: what we expect to see from the HTC One M9 in 2015

This is the page on which we will gather together all the latest news and rumours about the HTC One M9 release date, price, specs.

Features: 
When is BBM coming to Windows Phone? BBM for Windows release date - How to get BBM for Windows Phone

BBM is coming to Windows Phone. Here we explain when BBM is coming to Windows Phone, how to get BBM for Windows Phone. We also explore some of the…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
Which laptop should I buy?

The publication date refers to the last time the article was updated.

News: 
Wireless price war's good for consumers, but challenges carriers

Not sure about that. It's there instead of ' is'.

Review: 
Nexus 9 vs iPad Air 2 comparison: which is the best flagship 9in tablet? It's Android vs iPad in our Nexus 9 vs iPad Air 2 shoot out

Based on only a short time with the device. I hope that was clear - this is a comparison mainly based on specs, price etc.

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z3 vs LG G3 comparison review: Xperia Z3 can't topple the cheaper Quad HD LG G3

It's not a contradiction to say 'there is a lot to like about product a, but we prefer product b'. And no, no we weren't 'bought by LG'. Grow up.

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

'Swap over them', technically.

Review: 
Xperia Z3 vs iPhone 6 comparison review: Sony slaps Apple in a flagship smartphone face off - but both face challenges in a competitive market

Well if you think the other article is unbalanced (it isn't) I suggest you make that comment on that story.

Review: 
Xperia Z3 vs iPhone 6 comparison review: Sony slaps Apple in a flagship smartphone face off - but both face challenges in a competitive market

Different audience. Apple fans on Macworld need a reason not to buy Apple. General tech users on PCA start with a more balanced view.

Review: 
Apple iPad mini 2 Retina vs iPad mini comparison review

Which of course you are entitled to do. If everyone blocks ads the site will quickly disappear, however.

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Nexus 6 vs Sony Xperia Z3 comparison: Lollipop phablet takes on KitKat flagship smartphone

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Why people aren't upgrading to iOS 8: new features are for power users, not the average Joe

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Free rocket & space sounds: NASA launches archive of interstellar audio on SoundCloud

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iPad Air 2 review: Insanely fast and alarmingly thin. Speed tests, camera tests, beautiful...