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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: 
How do you solve a problem like MS Office?

Forget Windows. Office is Microsoft's sacred cash cow. The one-true king of the MS desktop. And the productivity suite's success, Windows and Mac,…

Features: 
Google: killing the internet?

To many people Google is the web: the only search engine worth using that they've ever known. And in line with the 'Don't Be Evil' motto, this has…

Features: 
I've seen the future, and it's the Nintendo DS

Do you know what the most popular ever games console in the UK is? No? It's the little ol' Nintendo DS. Do you care? 

News: 
Ikee iPhone worm hacker lands lucrative job

The hacker who created the Ikee iPhone worm because 'he was bored', may be smarter than he first appeared. Ashley Towns has shown no regret over…

Features: 
Apple's no-smoking warranty nonsense

I'm not a smoker. I don't enjoy being in the presence of cigarette smoke. But I still had mixed feelings about the UK workplace smoking ban.

Features: 
Good, clean fun: but what is Twitter for?

Ask even the most avid Twitter fan to explain the benefits of their obsession, and it will take them considerably more than 140 characters to come…

Features: 
Do Macs need security software?

Actually, the question should be: when will Macs start to need security software? It's going to happen sometime, Macfans, and you might as well…

Video: 
Go mobile: How to get online wherever you are

To stay ahead the modern workforce has to stay connected even when they're far from the office. Here's a run-down of the easiest, and least…

Video: 
How Windows 7 benefits IT admins

Windows 7 and the enterprise. How IT admins can use Windows 7 to improve security for end users.

Video: 
How to use Windows 7 to improve network security

End users are the biggest security risk in any enterprise. Here's how network admins can use Windows 7 to secure their data.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Review: 
Gigabyte P35W v2 review - slim and light laptop provides high-end gaming performance at accessible price

With respect Simon, we can publish only what happens during our tests. Perhaps the other site had a faulty unit? It seems odd that you would…

Features: 
How to sell on eBay: 30 tips and tricks for making more money

I'm not going to delete it, but I am going to suggest you prove it or withdraw the allegation.

Review: 
Asus Memo Pad 7 review: A competitive new entry into the budget tablet market

That's actually a good point. It's a mistake. Page should open on it. Thanks.

Review: 
Apple Watch vs Motorola Moto 360 comparison review: watches that are as beautiful as they are smart

Interesting points all, but I'm still not sure how that makes this click bait.

Features: 
10 best Facebook games of June 2014

What does 'how much did you get for this article' mean?

Features: 
Android 4.5 release date and features: When will the next version of Android (Lollipop) come out?

Ha! I think we're a bit more sophisticated than that. (And in August it was 13 million, as it goes.)

Review: 
Apple Watch vs Motorola Moto 360 comparison review: watches that are as beautiful as they are smart

David. David, David, David. You are of course entitled to opine, but you are not entitled to accuse one of my colleagues of being corrupt, and…

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