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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: 
Join.me review

Join.me is a collaborative working tool that is ridiculously simple to use. Updated 21 October 2010

Features: 
Google: friendly giant, benevolent despot?

When Google first found its way into the public consciousness it was as a quirky but effective service: a simple search tool that cocked a snook…

News: 
PC Tools apologises over spam email

Internet security firm PC Tools has contacted users apologising for sending unsolicited email. The Symantec-owned software vendor apologises for…

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

News: 
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…

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.


 

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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Sony Xperia Z3+ release date, price and specs: The Xperia Z4 for the UK

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Why Intel’s vision of the future is a future I want to live in

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10 amazing, creative uses of tech – and the brands behind them

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Jony Ive 'semi-retired' into new role: kicked upstairs as Chief Design Officer