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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: 
Apple Watch vs Sony Smartwatch 3 stainless steel version smartwatch comparison: a sexy, premium smartwatch (and the Apple Watch)

Excited about the Apple Watch? Us too. But as you wait and salivate, take a look at the beautiful Sony Smartwatch 3. Eyes down for our Apple Watch…

Features: 
What is Uber? How to use Uber to get cheap taxi fares, and why Uber is controversial

We explain what is Uber, how to use Uber to get cheap taxi rides, and why Uber is controversial.

Review: 
LG G3 vs LG G Flex 2 smartphone comparison review: the LG G3 is the greatest phone, but we're waiting for the LG G Flex 2 - and here's why

LG is back with the LG G Flex 2: a desirable curved smartphone with flagship specs. We compared the LG G3 with the LG G Flex 2 to find out which…

Features: 
UMI Zero video review: World's slimmest dual-SIM phone offers brilliant value

The Zero is a mid-range smartphone from Chinese brand UMI, which offers excellent value and an ultra-slim design.

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What is the Dark Web? How to access the Dark Web - How to turn out the lights and access the Dark Web (and why you might want to)

We explain what is the Dark Web, and how to access the Dark Web. Plus: the Deep Web, the Deepnet, the Invisible Web, the Hidden Web and the Dark…

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6 tech titans that face a struggle for survival in 2015: the tech companies and devices that won't be around this time next year... probably

Not every tech company or device will survive and prosper in 2015. Here are six tech titans that face a struggle see out the year.

Features: 
What does Google know about me? How to check what data Google holds on you - and what you can do about it

How to find out what data Google holds on you. What Google knows about you, and what you can do about it.

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How to watch The Interview in the UK: 3 ways to watch The Interview in the UK today - watch The Interview on YouTube, iTunes and online

How to watch The Interview in the UK today. Three ways to watch The Interview movie: via YouTube, iTunes and online, from the UK.

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Which laptop to buy: 2015 laptop buying advice, and the best laptops of 2015

We explain which laptop to buy. 2015 laptops buying advice - grab a bargain with the best budget laptops, best ultraportable laptops and more.…

Features: 
10 best external hard drives 2015: What's the best external hard drive you can buy in the UK?

PC Advisor reviews the 10 best external hard drives you can buy in the UK in 2015.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
Top 10 Android Lollipop tips, tricks and hidden features: The best bits of Android L

'Click bait', that's debatable but your opinion to which you are entitled.'People from countries whose names we can't spell are hired to write…

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How to use System Restore to fix a Windows 8 PC or laptop

This explains our position (which may change): http://www.techadvisor.co.uk/o...

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How to stop autoplaying ads, videos and media on web pages: stop videos autoplaying in Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer

Yes, we certainly do. This explains our current thinking, but it is constantly up for review: http://www.techadvisor.co.uk/o...

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Apple Watch vs Huawei Watch comparison preview: What's the difference?

Certain irony in the punctuation in this post.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Sony Xperia Z4 comparison: What to expect from the smartphone market leaders in 2015

So we should never compare any products unless it is Samsung and Apple? Odd viewpoint.

Features: 
How to manually upgrade an Android smartphone or tablet

'Full of links to other parts of the site' is an odd criticism!

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Oculus Rift release date, specs and features: Oculus Rift set to change the way we play, how we experience events and places

No idea what that means. I'm gonna presume it was a compliment. Thanks!

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Apple MacBook 1.1 GHz review (Retina, 12-inch, Early 2015): The future of Apple laptops