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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 to get 150,000 Twitter followers

Despite sharing every banal aspect of my life in mind-numbing detail, I remain some way short of 150,000 Twitter followers. Even the mighty PC…

Features: 
Opinion: the Windows upgrade cycle gives me face ache

What do you want from your PC's next operating system - stability and security, or 'exciting' new features? I know what I want...

Review: 
Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11 Premium review

It's taken two years for Nuance to update its market-leading voice recognition software Dragon NaturallySpeaking. We liked version 10, so what's…

News: 
Dell dumps Ubuntu PCs from website

Despite previously claiming that Linux systems are safer than those running Windows, PC maker Dell has stopped selling computers pre-installed…

News: 
Govt clamps down on sales of stolen mobile phones

Roughly 100,000 stolen UK mobile phone handsets are being sold every year in a business that is worth around £4 million. And because stolen mobile…

News: 
iPhone users hit by shock data-roaming charges

Some Apple iPhone users have received hefty bills after foreign trips, despite switching off data-roaming.

Features: 
Opinion: why Windows Phone 7 has to succeed

If Windows Phone 7 isn't a game-changing success, Microsoft can wave goodbye as Apple and Google disappear over the horizon.

Review: 
Let's Present review

Let's Present is cross-platform presentation software designed as a cheaper alternative to Microsoft PowerPoint.

Review: 
LogMeIn Ignition review

LogMeIn Ignition takes the company's already lauded remote access software and adds it to iPhone and iPad. In doing so, it may have come up with…

Review: 
D-Link DHP-307AV review

The D-Link DHP-307AV is a powerline adaptor kit that will get broadband to the parts of your house that Wi-Fi just won't reach. But powerline has…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
Windows 7 vs Windows 8: whats the best upgrade from XP?

Windows 8 is Windows 7 plus the aspects you describe. And measurably faster, with baked in AV.

Features: 
Microsoft HoloLens is only good for two things: And they're not holograms

I just want to know what this comment is!

Features: 
Microsoft HoloLens is only good for two things: And they're not holograms

I can assure that no comments have been deleted on this article, and there has been no site downtime today. Sounds like a local problem at your end.

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Group test: what's the best laptop?

To answer your points in order - we update this article several times a month as new laptops become available. So I'm not sure at what point we…

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HP Z1 G2 Workstation review: iMac rival is powerful all-in-one that can be easily opened and upgraded

Hi Phillip. The review is nearly a year old, so it's possible the product is no longer available. (I don't personally know this, but HP is not a…

Features: 
6 best cloud storage services - 2014's best online storage sites revealed

Nah. Fair comment. And I haven't got time to sue everybody.

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Group test: what's the best Android antivirus?

Then I can suggest only that you never use any smartphones or laptops.

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Microsoft HoloLens is only good for two things: And they're not holograms

I was talking about the comment to which I initially responded.It's fair comment to say if you believe the article is biased. I don't believe it…

Features: 
Group test: what's the best laptop?

You win points for anonymous bravery and zany humour when selecting usernames. Laugh? I nearly did.

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Windows 10: a guaranteed success. Probably.

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Do we need to fight the government again over design and art education?

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How to make money selling books on the iBookstore, publish your book in Apple's book store