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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: 
BBC, ITV, Channel 4 & Five launch YouView digital TV

Project Canvas, the BBC-led subscription free digital TV service, has been formally announced as 'YouView'. YouView will comprise seven days worth…

News: 
HTC unveils HTC Desire HD, HTC Desire Z smartphones

HTC today unveiled the HTC Desire HD and HTC Desire Z: two new Google Android-based smartphones.

News: 
Apple announces new Apple TV

Steve Jobs has announced the second-generation Apple TV, a small black box roughly 1/4 the footprint of the old one

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Steve Jobs praises Apple Stores in Paris, Shanghai and London

At today's annual music event in San Francisco, Steve Jobs spoke of his pride in the success of Apple's retail outlets. He took particular…

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Apple iTunes 10 takes on Twitter and Facebook

At its annual music event today in San Francisco, Apple today announced iTunes 10, the next generation of its media-player and -download software.

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Apple announces new iPods at annual music event

At Apple's annual music event in San Francisco tonight, Steve Jobs announces redesigned versions of every flavour of Apple iPod. He demonstrated…

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Steve Jobs introduces Apple iOS 4.1

Steve Jobs today unveiled the latest update of Apple's mobile operating system: Apple iOS 4.1. iOS 4.1 launches today for iPhone, iPad and iPod.

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…


 

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...

Review: 
Apple Watch vs Huawei Watch comparison preview: What's the difference?

Certain irony in the punctuation in this post.

Review: 
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.

Features: 
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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Three of the most expensive Limited Edition games ever made: Who's buying a $1,000,000 game?

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The future of Microsoft Surface: What to expect from the Surface Pro 4

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