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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: 
Monks get superfast broadband upgrade

Dialup is so slow it exhausts the patience even of saints. Well, monks.

News: 
Online crime maps live 'by the end of 2008'

Online maps showing detailed crime patterns in communities across the UK will be available to residents by the end of the year. Web users will be…

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.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy S5 comparison review: New flagship only adds a few features

I suppose so. I guess we're all working this out. My take is that we are providing this information free of charge to readers, so I'm not sure if…

Review: 
Microsoft Windows 8 review

No worries! You are of course entitled to your opinion. Don't ever be afraid to say what you feel. But we totally appreciate your apology.

Review: 
Microsoft Windows 8 review

Oh, Rabin. You realise you've just impugned the good name of the author, the world's largest tech media company *and* Microsoft. No payment was…

Review: 
Motorola Moto G hands-on review: A mid-range smartphone at a budget price

Certainly. Any smartphone will be Wi-Fi enabled, and can connect to your home network just as does your laptop. It will also log on to other…

Review: 
Galaxy S5 vs iPhone 5S comparison review: big, brash Android vs slight, beautiful iPhone - which one are you?

I'm not sure it is relevant, but I use both an iPhone 5 and a BlackBerry Z10. Both work supplied. The last two phones I purchased were a Moto G…

Review: 
Lexmark C522n

Not sure I understand the criticism. Should we take it down?

Features: 
What is Google Glass? Everything you need to know

Point 'em out and we'll change them. Msitakes happen.

Review: 
Sennheiser Momentum Black review: bloated bass-focused headphone

Well Andrew has more than 20 years' experience in Hi-Fi and audio. So I'm gonna go with him.

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

Not yet available in the UK, so we haven't had opportunity to do proper testing, and we don't do guess work.

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

No meds but I *have* had two coffees this morning. That could be it. (I have no intention of quitting, BTW, although in this game you are only…

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LG G Watch release date, price and specs: Hands-on and pictures

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Apple financial results: iPhones, iPads & Macs sales for Apple's Q2 2014, plus shares to split

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Twitter - not news

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See Moo Studios' new animated advert for Blue Moon beer