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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: 
MESH Computers in administration, brand sold to PC Peripherals

MESH Computers, the UK's largest remaining independent PC manufacturer, is no more, according to reports.

Features: 
MESH in Administration: the day the UK PC industry died?

The final independent UK manufacturer of its size, MESH's demise is bad news for its 150 or so employees, bad news for customers awaiting product…

Features: 
Advice for customers of MESH Computers

MESH Computers went into Administration on May 31 2011. Here's what to do if you are owed money, or are awaiting a PC, from MESH.

Features: 
What to do when an online PC purchase goes wrong

With the reports today that MESH Computers is in difficulties, many PC buyers will be concerned about making an online purchase, and what to do…

Features: 
How to get 10-meg broadband, anywhere in the UK

As we reported earlier, Eutelsat Communications today announced affordable, always-on broadband for everyone in the UK, regardless of where they…

Review: 
Ubuntu Light review

Ubuntu Light is a lightweight Linux operating system, a fast-booting environment now pre-installed on Dell laptops.

Features: 
The footballer, the mistress, and the social network

What does the case of the super-injunction-toting, Twitter-baiting footballer mean for freedom of expression on the internet?

News: 
LinkedIn 'vulnerable to to attack by hackers'

According to a security researcher, social network site LinkedIn is vulnerable to attack by hackers because the cookie used to grant access to…

News: 
IE6 users thrown out of WordPress

In an update to its blogging software, WordPress has discontinued support for old web browsers. The move in particular targets Internet Explorer 6…

Features: 
How to recover deleted files and photos

Here's how to recover deleted files in Windows after you've emptied your PC's Recycle bin.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
Budget smartphones

A bit too expensive for this list. Great handset.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S6 release date and specs rumours: When will the Galaxy S6 come out?

Xioami sells many more smartphones than does Apple, I believe.

Features: 
How to delete Android devices from Google Play store

Ouch. How does Roy feel about starting a sentence with 'also'?

Features: 
How to watch Samsung Galaxy S5 launch event live: follow the Samsung Unpacked 5 press conference

Fair point. We use the same page as lots of people bookmark it. Does make the comments a little confusing!

Features: 
Battle of the browsers 2013: which is the best web browser for Windows?

I'm not making an argument. You hinted that we were somehow paid to promote Google Chrome. I called you on it: we weren't, we would never do that,…

Features: 
Battle of the browsers 2013: which is the best web browser for Windows?

For the record, the onus is most definitely not on us to disprove false accusations of corruption. But I am always happy to do so. (And I presume…

Features: 
6 best budget gaming PCs 2014: What's the best low-cost gaming PC you can buy in the UK?

We are working on a new responsive site that will ease some of these issues. Thanks for your patience. (Sent from my own Lg g3!)

Features: 
Minix Neo Z64 UK release date, price and specs: Sub-£100 mini PC runs Windows 8.1 or Android KitKat

I can't comment on your experience, and I am sorry if it was bad, but we have checked out Geekbuying as we do any e-commerce site we mention. We…

Features: 
Battle of the browsers 2013: which is the best web browser for Windows?

Why don't you join the dots for me? If you are accusing the publishers of this website of being corrupt, at least have the bravery to actually do…

News: 
Windows 8 'Threshold' update will be Windows 9

You are mistaken. The article states the same. The sentence to which you refer says 'previously it was suggested that Windows 7 users will have to…

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