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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: 
Explaining the UK's drunken porno office party

So more than one in three UK office workers surf for porn at work, it seems. (And PC Advisor's own research suggests a similar proportion of users…

Features: 
Sony PSP2 coming soon? Er, no

The blogosphere was alight this morning with rumours of an impending Sony PlayStation Portable 2 - an updated handheld PSP console with a…

News: 
Assess your PC with PC Performance Monitor

To help you work out what will and won’t run on your PC and to give you a general overview of how well it is performing, PC Advisor has introduced…

Features: 
Arsenal fans get highlights on Sony PSPs

Effete, Gitanes-puffing North London soccer aristocrats Arsenal have come up with a novel way of keeping pitchside fans in touch with their…

News: 
Manx ISP offers unlimited music downloads

The government of the Isle of Man has proposed that residents of the island pay its ISP a one-off fee for unlimited music downloads.

Review: 
MSI Digivox Duo review

The MSI Digivox Duo is a USB TV tuner that turns your Windows PC into a Freeview TV and PVR for around £30.

Features: 
Bang! And the bloatware is gone

If we want a safer internet, we need to get serious about educating web users about PC security. And it can't be left to commercial considerations.

Features: 
What's your tech product of 2008?

According to PC Advisor readers, the best product of 2008 was... Windows XP Service Pack 3.

Features: 
How to: is your PC ready for Windows 7?

The first beta of Windows 7 is available for download. However, after the Vista-ready debacle, regular Windows watchers will be leery of…

Features: 
How to safely dispose of an old PC

It is terrifyingly easy to give up your personal data – regardless of whether or not you’re a gin-sodden civil servant with a laptop full of…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
How to use Windows Live Family Safety

Give us a clue: what language is this?

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 vs iPad Air: the big tablets compared

'I'm not being biased in any way'. 'I hate Apple'. Erm...

Review: 
Android L vs iOS 8 comparison preview: Apple vs Google software showdown

Perhaps you'd like to educate us? Currently you've just copied and pasted a bit of an article.

News: 
Windows 8 'Threshold' update will be Windows 9

You're quite right. Apple used to do it semi deliberately, then Samsung took it to a whole new level with the Galaxy S3. Now all tech companies…

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

A compelling argument. But PC users seem to understand apostrophes better.

Review: 
New Nexus 7 review; the best 7in tablet of 2013

Worth waiting until at least the end of the month I'd say. See what they come out with. Even if it isn't what you want it should make the Nexus 7…

Review: 
Lumia 520 vs Motorola Moto E comparison review: best cheap smartphones you can buy in the UK in 2014

It does not. But it does sell advertising that is targeted at you based on your personal behavioural data, which is harvested from a variety of…

Review: 
Nexus 7 vs new nexus 7 2 comparison review: Which Nexus 7 should I buy?

No fighting spirit here. I'm just doing my job, which is - in part - dealing with trolls who post ridiculous statements such as 'the journalism…

Review: 
Dell Precision M4700 Mobile Workstation review: powerful mobile workstation

That sounds like a terrible experience and you have my sympathy. I'm not here to defend or promote anyone, but I will say that Dell has millions…

Review: 
Nexus 7 vs new nexus 7 2 comparison review: Which Nexus 7 should I buy?

No Fraught. As you know - behind your anonymous username - that is the very opposite of what I am saying.

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