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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: 
Humyo review

Launched a little over a year ago, Humyo.com is an online file-storage, -sharing and collaboration service that gives you a generous 10GB of…

Review: 
Clickfree Portable Backup HD225 review

The Clickfree Portable Backup is a USB hard drive promising hassle-free plug-and-go backup.

Features: 
Why the world needs Wikia Search

Wikia Search always seemed like a non starter. Expecting a community driven, open-source search engine to rival Google is a laudable aim, but it…

Features: 
All we are saying, is give Phorm a chance

Phorm. Phorm, Phorm. Where did it all go wrong?

Features: 
What could tempt you back to Internet Explorer?

Internet Explorer 8.0 is now available and, by all accounts, it's a decent web browser. But really, who cares?

Features: 
Kids use the internet a lot, Pope a Catholic

So each month UK children spend an average of 43.5 hours online. And we're supposed to be surprised, even worried, by this? So it would seem,…

Review: 
Dane-Elec Zpen review

A digital pen with ICR software, the Dane-Elec Zpen captures handwritten notes, and converts them to word processor documents with the supplied…

Features: 
Twitter and the fear of digital exclusion

I resisted, I really did. But eventually Twitter got me. One Tweet and I was in.

News: 
MBS porn-billing firm ceases trading

Platte Media, the controversial pay-for-porn company formerly known as 'MBS', has ceased operating in the UK

Features: 
CeBIT: is homeplug the future of home entertainment?

I've long had a slightly cranky regard for the benefits of homeplug. For the uninitiated, that's bouncing a data signal along electric wires,…


 

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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