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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


News: 
The Top 10 Technology Reviews of 2010

We reveal the 10 most popular technology product reviews of 2010, and what makes them interesting.

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Compro C200 Plus review

The Compro C200 Plus is a quirky device that scratches an increasingly irritating itch: it allows you to capture and digitise analogue video from…

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Opinion: can Google Chrome OS save the netbook?

It feels like a generation ago that the Asus Eee PC 701 revolutionised portable computing. In fact, Asus revealed its 7in-screen Linux laptop in…

Review: 
Bootstrap MediaWidget review

MediaWidget turns the transfer of music and media on your iPod back into a two-way street, letting you easily access files on your Apple portable…

Features: 
Opinion: An iPad for everyone, they're just not all iPads

Apple's iPad is a success. The speed with which Apple flogged a million units of its sugar-coated 9.7in tablet PC was unprecedented, and anyone…

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Living with Linux: installing and using Ubuntu Netbook Edition

Heard about Linux but never dared to give it a spin? You don't have to, because I did - and here's how I got on.

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Opinion: Who's afraid of the Maverick Meerkat?

You may have heard this before, but the latest release of Ubuntu - Maverick Meerkat - shows that Linux is ready for the prime time. The reason?…

Review: 
Join.me review

Join.me is a collaborative working tool that is ridiculously simple to use. Updated 21 October 2010

Features: 
Google: friendly giant, benevolent despot?

When Google first found its way into the public consciousness it was as a quirky but effective service: a simple search tool that cocked a snook…

News: 
PC Tools apologises over spam email

Internet security firm PC Tools has contacted users apologising for sending unsolicited email. The Symantec-owned software vendor apologises for…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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...

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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.

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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!

Features: 
Group test: what's the best security software?

Which would be okay for most, and fine in your case because you understand what you are doing and can make an informed decision. But this list is…

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Windows 10 for phones UK release date, price and new features: When will my phone get Windows 10?

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It's World Backup Day 2015! Don't wait another minute: back up now

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How Lightroom works: Where are my photos and how do I back up?

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New 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro (early 2015, 2.7GHz) review: Just about the greatest upgrade any...