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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: 
Microsoft Mojave better than Windows Vista

Microsoft is going public with the results of its operating system Pepsi Challenge. The software giant asked XP-using Vista nay-sayers in San…

Features: 
18-rated PlayStation games banned in prisons

Prisoners in England and Wales will, from 30 September, no longer be allowed to play PlayStation games rated 18.

Video: 
Windows 7 and the enterprise

The benefits to business of upgrading to Windows 7. How network admins can use Microsoft's upcoming OS to improve efficiency and protect data.

Review: 
Siber Systems GoodSync Pro review

GoodSync from Siber Systems is one of the nicest-looking and easiest-to-use file- and folder-synchronisation programs we've seen.

Features: 
Hallmark email threat on the loose

Security vendor PC Tools is warning users about a round of malicious "hallmark.exe" files. The files are distributed by email and have been…

Review: 
Ability Office Business 5.0 review

Ability Office Business is not so much an alternative to Microsoft Office as an homage. An inexpensive option which closely resembles the original.

News: 
Ofcom tells BT: 'Invest in broadband, reap the rewards'

Ofcom yesterday told BT that in exchange for greater investment, the ISP could have fuller control over next-generation UK broadband infrastructure.

News: 
Google made to hand over YouTube user details

A US court today forced Google to hand over details of the viewing habits of every user who has ever watched any video on YouTube.

Features: 
Use email? You get 70 spam emails a day

A study has found that the UK is a ripe, juicy target for dodgy organisations offering pre-approved loans and credit cards.

Review: 
Techsmith SnagIt 9.0 review

Techsmith SnagIt 9.0 is a powerful screen-capture application, that allows much more than simple screenshots.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Review: 
Sony Xperia Z Ultra preview: a 6.4-inch Android phablet

'Squinty little girl phones'? Let's avoid sexism if we can (although I understand that chicks really dig sexist geeks).

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

So any smartphone without an SD card slot should go to the bottom of the list?

Review: 
Nexus 10 vs Surface RT vs iPad 4 tablet comparison review

So, what - you accused us of corruption because you were annoyed with reviews on other sites? A little odd. (And unfair.)For what it is worth I…

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

It wasn't planned at all. I just like to talk!

Features: 
Samsung Galaxy S5: Price and where to buy in the UK

Ha! Just pointing out from where you can get the S5.

Features: 
5 of the best free antivirus programs for Windows PC, laptop or tablet

It's definitely not just you, but if we've missed anything please accept my apologies. I will now sacrifice my Friday night to hunt down the…

Features: 
What should XP users do when Microsoft ends support? Upgrade to Windows 8, buy a new PC, keep running XP?

It might go that way. They were definitely interested in buying Dell recently.

Features: 
What should XP users do when Microsoft ends support? Upgrade to Windows 8, buy a new PC, keep running XP?

'Frighten people away from XP'. A little less time trolling and some more time developing your reading and cognitive skills, I think. I am in no…

Features: 
What should XP users do when Microsoft ends support? Upgrade to Windows 8, buy a new PC, keep running XP?

I think we're talking at cross purposes. I would never suggest that any OS is completely secure, and if I have inadvertently done so I need to…

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