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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: 
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.

News: 
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…

News: 
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…

News: 
Dell dumps Ubuntu PCs from website

Despite previously claiming that Linux systems are safer than those running Windows, PC maker Dell has stopped selling computers pre-installed…

News: 
Govt clamps down on sales of stolen mobile phones

Roughly 100,000 stolen UK mobile phone handsets are being sold every year in a business that is worth around £4 million. And because stolen mobile…

News: 
iPhone users hit by shock data-roaming charges

Some Apple iPhone users have received hefty bills after foreign trips, despite switching off data-roaming.

Features: 
Opinion: why Windows Phone 7 has to succeed

If Windows Phone 7 isn't a game-changing success, Microsoft can wave goodbye as Apple and Google disappear over the horizon.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
Top 10 Android Lollipop tips, tricks and hidden features: The best bits of Android L

'Click bait', that's debatable but your opinion to which you are entitled.'People from countries whose names we can't spell are hired to write…

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...

Features: 
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!

Features: 
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!

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OnePlus One release date, price, specs UK: No invite needed any longer

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15 analogue facts that today's kids won't understand: winding tapes, Ceefax and more

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Disney's felt-based 3D printer creates soft toys and other squishy things

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WWDC 2015: What Apple will launch at WWDC 2015: Apple TV, Macs, more & how to get WWDC tickets