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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: 
Oasys Mail Manager 5.2 review

Mail Manager is a plugin for Microsoft Outlook designed to make your use of the popular business email program more productive

News: 
BlackBerry is the UK's top smartphone brand

According to research BlackBerry was the UK's top-selling smartphone brand in 2010, with 36 percent of all smartphone sales in December 2010.

News: 
O2 Wifi hotspots offer free broadband for all

O2 today announced plans to offer free Wi-Fi hotspots throughout the UK to all mobile users.

News: 
Mozilla to add 'do not track' feature to Firefox

Mozilla is to add a feature to it Firefox web browser that will allow users to surf the web without being tracked. For the tool to work, however,…

News: 
Sky 'in talks to buy The Cloud'

Sky is reported to be in talks to purchase The Cloud. The News Corp-owned broadcaster and ISP is said to be in discussions to buy The Cloud, which…

News: 
nVidia Tegra 2 3D processor details leaked

nVidia is set to release a 3D processor for use in mobile gadgets featuring a 3D screen, according to reports.

News: 
IBM and ARM extend relationship to build 14nm chips

IBM and ARM today announced that they are to continue to work together in order to jointly produce 14nm (nanometre) processors.

Features: 
Microsoft makes a bid for your living room

The battle for the remote control is a staple of family life. Throw a games console into the mix and older family members can find themselves…

News: 
T-Mobile: 'data cap applies only to new customers'

After this week angering customers by slashing smartphone data limits, T-Mobile today backed off saying the lower limit of 500MB per month will…

News: 
LG Optimus 2X will be UK's first dual-core smartphone

UK retailer Expansys is claiming that the LG Optimus 2X - the first dual-core smartphone available - will go on sale in the UK for a mighty £499,…


 

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…

Features: 
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...

Features: 
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...

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

Certain irony in the punctuation in this post.

Review: 
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!

Features: 
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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Why I think the Apple Watch sucks and you'd be mad to buy it

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