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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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6 great things we want to see in the Sony Xperia Z3: faster, thinner, stronger, cheaper. Oh, and with a better camera

Dear Sony. We're excited about the upcoming Xperia Z3. But to make us *really* excited, we have a few requests. Here are six great things we want…

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Fire Phone review: hands on with Amazon's smartphone - a so-sweet gateway drug to Amazon Prime

We go hands on with the Amazon Fire Phone, testing our Dynamic Perspective, Fire OS, Firefly and more. Here's our first Fire Phone review.

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Why Amazon's Fire Phone shows that Kindle Fire failed (and that Fire Phone will fail too)

The Amazon Fire Phone launch tells us that technology's most disruptive company is caught in too minds. The Kindle Fire must be failing, and the…

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How to get Amazon Fire Phone in the UK: why can't you buy the Amazon Fire Phone in the UK?

How to buy the Amazon Fire Phone in the UK, why you can't buy the Fire Phone in the UK (and why you really shouldn't bother).

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Amazon Fire Phone launch as it happened: Amazon launches amazing new smartphone with facial recognition and 3D features

Enjoy again our coverage from Seattle, as Jeff Bezos launched Amazon's Fire Phone. It's a 4.7in phone with access to Amazon's store and a host of…

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Unlock phone: How to use any SIM in your phone - unlock iPhone or Android and save money

How to unlock your phone so that it can take any SIM. How to use any SIM in your iPhone, Android or Windows Phone.

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Samsung Galaxy Premiere 2014 video: Galaxy Tab S launch as it happened, watch as new Galaxy tablets launch

Watch video coverage of the Samsung Galaxy Premiere event from New York. Watch the Galaxy Premiere event, 2014, as Samsung launches the Galaxy Tab…

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2014 Fifa World Cup Brazil game review: solid gameplay and accurate teams make for best World Cup simulation game

The World Cup kicks off tonight and, although you might not be there, you can still join in. Play your way to World Cup glory with 2014 Fifa World…

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VBox XTi 3340 review: TV gateway device lets you watch all of your TV, all over the house

The VBox XTi 3340 is a set top box that is part media streamer, part DVR and part Freeview receiver. It lets you watch all of your TV wherever you…

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5 Android features you're about to get on your iPhone: the iOS 8 features Apple stole from Android

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and with iOS 8 Apple really wants to flatter Android. Here are five features in iOS 8 that Apple…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Review: 
Sony Xperia Z2 vs iPhone 5s comparison review: The David and Goliath of smartphones

Ha! Well, a fair point. The article *is* well written and fair. The comments...

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Windows Phone: The best platform you should never use

A better response would have been to show us this research. It might be interesting. And yes, I felt that it was a safe risk to meet you head on…

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Windows Phone: The best platform you should never use

Unsubstantiated research? Hearsay about someone you just met? Not the strongest of arguments to never read our site again. But you go girl.

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2TB Sky+HD box review

Hi Elaine. I am indeed still here (they will have to wheel me out) but I'm afraid I don't know the answer to your question. I suspect it will work…

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HTC to make last Nexus tablet: Nexus 9 release date, price and specs

Again, I disagree: there is plenty of useful information on this page. I don't claim for a second that there is no other page like it on the…

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New Nexus 6 release date, rumoured specs and features: When is the new Nexus 6 coming out?

Well if you find it let me know. There are plenty of plagiarising sites out there.

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New Nexus 6 release date, rumoured specs and features: When is the new Nexus 6 coming out?

David, you can argue about all the other points, but I can assure you that 'October 13' means October 2013. That is our house style and has been…

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How Apple, Adobe, Microsoft and others have let us down over UltraHD and hiDPI screens

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iPad Pro release date, rumours and leaked images - 12.9 screen 'coming in 2015'