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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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FIFA 15 review: come for the gameplay, stay for the experience in a game of two halves

FIFA 15 offers the most realistic gameplay of any FIFA game, now sufficient to rival traditional enemy Pro Evo. We love FIFA 15, and our FIFA 15…

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Why free Office for iPad makes the Windows PC more important, and sticks it to Google Docs

Office is now free for all iPhone-, iPad and Android users. Here's why Microsoft made Office free - and why that move makes sense.

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Office for iPad, iPhone and Android FAQs: how to use Office on your phone or tablet - and now for FREE!

Everything you need to know about Office for iPad, Office for iPhone and Office for Android. Including how to get Office for iPad for free, how to…

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Fitbit Charge HR vs Microsoft Band comparison: two souped-up activity trackers set to take on smartwatches - the Microsoft Band offers more, but is more expensive

We compare the Microsoft Band with Fitbit's upcoming Fitbit Charge HR activity tracker. Which is the best wearable for you? Read our Fitbit Charge…

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How to publish an eBook: how to publish a book on Kindle, iBooks and more - publish your book for free

A step-by-step guide to publishing an eBook on Amazon Kindle, Apple iBooks and more.

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10 ways anyone can give better presentations using PowerPoint: tips for giving better presentations

You have to give a presentation, and you need advice. You've come to the right place. In this article we offer tips on giving a great presentation…

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Best free online games: 26 best casual browser games with which to waste your lunch hour

The 26 best casual games you can play online in your browser, and for free, right now.

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How to boost Wi-fi signal; Get better Wi-Fi speed and range and fix Wi-Fi problems

We show you how to improve your Wi-Fi, how to make your wireless broadband stretch further, download and upload faster, and work more…

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Microsoft Band vs Apple Watch comparison: Microsoft's great value fitness Band offers more flexibility than Apple's expensive Watch. But will you wait for Apple?

The Microsoft Band is a well-priced and flexible, souped-up activity tracker that offers some smartwatch capabilities. The Apple Watch is more…

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BlackBerry Passport vs BlackBerry Z30 comparison review: Powerful Passport is great for business, but the BlackBerry Z30 is now a bargain smartphone

The BlackBerry Passport is a fascinating device. The first truly tablet-like phablet. So how does it compare to the previous BlackBerry flagship…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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Windows 7 vs Windows 8: whats the best upgrade from XP?

Windows 8 is Windows 7 plus the aspects you describe. And measurably faster, with baked in AV.

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Microsoft HoloLens is only good for two things: And they're not holograms

I just want to know what this comment is!

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Microsoft HoloLens is only good for two things: And they're not holograms

I can assure that no comments have been deleted on this article, and there has been no site downtime today. Sounds like a local problem at your end.

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Group test: what's the best laptop?

To answer your points in order - we update this article several times a month as new laptops become available. So I'm not sure at what point we…

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HP Z1 G2 Workstation review: iMac rival is powerful all-in-one that can be easily opened and upgraded

Hi Phillip. The review is nearly a year old, so it's possible the product is no longer available. (I don't personally know this, but HP is not a…

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6 best cloud storage services - 2014's best online storage sites revealed

Nah. Fair comment. And I haven't got time to sue everybody.

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Group test: what's the best Android antivirus?

Then I can suggest only that you never use any smartphones or laptops.

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Microsoft HoloLens is only good for two things: And they're not holograms

I was talking about the comment to which I initially responded.It's fair comment to say if you believe the article is biased. I don't believe it…

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Group test: what's the best laptop?

You win points for anonymous bravery and zany humour when selecting usernames. Laugh? I nearly did.

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