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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: 
Windows 7 will never be as big as Vista

‘The Most Significant Product Launch in Microsoft's History'. So ran Microsoft's hype: rammed into every media outlet in the known universe…

Features: 
The Windows 7 free for all explained

The public flogging of The Pirate Bay achieved... not much. 'Law-abiding' folk still merrily download pirate media, copyright holders impotently…

Review: 
Pixum EasyBook Photo Book review

Pixum sets itself apart from other online photo-printing services with an awesome array of printing format options, and free, easy to use…

Features: 
Google: rival, partner, 'monopolistic newsstand'

Unless you're in the face-mask business, it probably hasn't escaped your attention that we're in a recession. It sucks. But it's also the first…

News: 
'Apple to buy Twitter' rumours rubbished

Internet hype suggests that Apple is in talks to buy micro-blogging site Twitter for $700m, but analysts are moving to quash the rumours. Neither…

Features: 
Infosec: Security sells

The first casualty of war is truth. Come the recession, the marketing budget is first out the door. But, unlike moribund tradeshows such as…

Features: 
LoJack for Laptops

Absolute Software this week at Infosec launched a product that will be a boon for drunken civil servants and businessmen the length and breadth of…

Features: 
Trend Smart Surfing for Mac, iPhone & iPod touch

Trend Micro has launched products to help protect Mac, Apple iPhone and iPod touch users when they are surfing the web.

News: 
AVG launches LinkScanner, free web security app

AVG today launched AVG LinkScanner as a free standalone product. AVG LinkScanner examines the web pages behind links and web addresses to assess…

Features: 
Windows XP: the OS they couldnt kill

Like Michael Myers in the ‘Halloween' movie franchise (or the wasp of my nightmares) Windows XP refuses to go gently into the night. No…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
New Nexus 6 release date, rumoured specs and features: When is the new Nexus 6 coming out?

...of October 13. Yes. The date refers to the month. (This confusion may be a UK/US thing.)

Video: 
5 reasons why PCs are better than Macs: Mac vs Windows PC - which is best?

Irony: you just criticised my writing capabilities in a multi-clause, 31-word sentence. You must be one of those modern journalists you so decry.

News: 
PlayStation 4 beats Xbox One to 3D Blu-ray movie playback

So, to be clear, posters are allowed to be unnecessarily critical, but moderators aren't allowed to point out the underlying bias of such…

Features: 
What's the fastest smartphone 2014: Processor, graphics, web performance comparison

That is a very serious, and false, accusation. You're defaming the author, this publisher, and Samsung. And as I happen to know he accusation is…

Features: 
New Nexus 6 release date, rumoured specs and features: When is the new Nexus 6 coming out?

The word 'rumour' features heavily in the headline.

Features: 
New Nexus 6 release date, rumoured specs and features: When is the new Nexus 6 coming out?

'October 2013'. It's referring to the month. I think we may have some Anglo/US confusion here.

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Android One vs Android Silver vs Google Nexus: What is the difference?

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iOS 8 review: Hands on with the iOS 8 beta

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Thinking robots: The philosophy of artificial intelligence and evolving technology

IDG UK Sites

How to shoot a robot rom-com in three days