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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: 
CMS BounceBack Ultimate review

CMS BounceBack Ultimate is simple-but-effective software that backs up your PC's entire contents to an external storage device.

News: 
Symantec's Norton 2010 betas go live

Symantec has released live betas of Norton Internet Security 2010 and Norton AntiVirus 2010. The updates to Symantec's flagship antimalware…

News: 
BT drops Phorm WebWise system

BT has dropped the controversial internet tracking ad-delivery system WebWise, dealing out a huge blow to its developer Phorm.

Features: 
How to secure your PC: pile on the layers

It used to be so simple. To secure your PC, you simply shelled out 30 or 40 notes for an internet security suite, it checked your system's files…

News: 
O2 to cut off unauthorised iPhone web tetherers

iPhone owners who've upgraded to iPhone OS 3.0 have been told by O2 not to tether their phones to laptops in order to enjoy free 3G connectivity…

Features: 
iPhone, Pre or netbook? One device to rule them all

So Apple's latest iPhone walks among us and, as a plethora of Android mobiles prepare for launch, the Palm Pre looks like it could be the iPhone…

Review: 
e-pens Mobile Notes review

Mobile Notes is an electronic pen from e-pens, and one of the better examples of the breed.

Features: 
How to remove Mikeyy and Conficker

Malware is increasing exponentially, but nobody does it for fun. Getting into your PC is big business and, when a virus starts to make headlines,…

Features: 
No broadband? Support the digital TV switchover

We live in a country where 65 percent of people are unaware about the ongoing digital TV switchover (aka: analogue TV switch off), and 3 million…

News: 
Palm Pre to be O2 UK exclusive?

In a retread of the situation prior to the Apple iPhone's UK launch, O2 is remaining tight-lipped over reports it has agreed a deal to be…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


News: 
iPhone 6 release date: When will Apple's next iPhone arrive?

It was meant to be a little tongue in cheek.

News: 
iPhone 6 release date: When will Apple's next iPhone arrive?

Calm down sweet cheeks. You should really find something more important than that if you want to vent righteous anger.

Review: 
Amazon Kindle Fire HD (2013) review: a decent tablet which lacks apps and storage

I'm not here to speak for any manufacturer, and I dislike the practice, but it has to be said that nobody sells a product on the basis of the…

News: 
Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

If desktop pop ups are noticeably slowing down a PC, *any* security software program should detect and remove them with an on-demand scan. I don't…

News: 
Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

This is an emotive subject, and a many sided one. So we're delighted to be a forum for debate. Just not so keen on being accused of corruption.…

News: 
Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

Don't be sorry about that. I think that is a perfectly healthy attitude to take. I merely take offence at the lazy accusations of corruption. All…

News: 
Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

No, John. No we're not. We're an independent media company and we utterly refute the false accusation of corruption. So put it away.

News: 
Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

Fred/Jeff. You are entitled to your opinion, and we are delighted to give you the opportunity to espouse it (we'd even give you some tips on…

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