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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: 
muvee Reveal 8 review

We've never seen video-editing software so easy to use. muvee Reveal 8 is not cheap, nor is it full-featured, but if you need to quickly make and…

Features: 
Smartphone blogs: Are smartphones good for business?

Is the explosion in portable functionality a boon for business or a data-security nightmare? We delved into the blogosphere to find out: are…

Features: 
Smartphone Focus: Twitter - what do you use your mobile phone for?

Just a few years ago, asking someone what they use their mobile phone for was akin to asking a footballer who'd just missed a crucial penalty how…

Review: 
Asus UX30-QX011C review

With an edge-to-edge glossy screen, dual-core chip and supermodel looks, the ultrathin Asus UX30-QX011C laptop is something of a tribute act to…

News: 
Apple iPad: who's going to buy it, what's it for?

In case it's escaped your notice, Apple has launched a product. The Apple iPad.

News: 
Steve Jobs launches Apple iPad: details, pictures

Apple CEO Steve Jobs today announced the Apple iPad and the Apple iBookstore at an invitation-only event in San Francisco, at the Yerba Buena…

News: 
Music industry to continue fight with Oink

The IFPI (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry) yesterday said it would continue it's battle with UK BitTorrent tracker Oink,…

Features: 
Twitter, shower gel and the art of terrible PR

I'm in the fortunate position of being able to pretend - to myself, at least - that Twitter amounts to more than an enjoyable waste of time. As…

Features: 
Slate PCs: fad failure or future form factor?

Along with roughly 4,000 assorted hacks, geeks and fanboys I had the 'pleasure' of attending Steve Ballmer's opening keynote at CES this year. I…

Review: 
Devolo dLan 200 AVplus review

The Devolo dLan 200 AVplus takes Devolo's entry level dLan 200 AVeasy powerline adaptor, and adds power throughput. Devolo has placed a power…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
Group test: what's the best Android antivirus?

Then I can suggest only that you never use any smartphones or laptops.

Features: 
Microsoft HoloLens is only good for two things: And they're not holograms

I was talking about the comment to which I initially responded.It's fair comment to say if you believe the article is biased. I don't believe it…

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

You win points for anonymous bravery and zany humour when selecting usernames. Laugh? I nearly did.

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

Guess that makes two of us!

Features: 
Microsoft HoloLens is only good for two things: And they're not holograms

Interesting that you are so clear that Chris is somehow biased, when he isn't, whilst displaying such unmitigated bias yourself. Self knowledge is…

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

When it comes out. Not yet finished but probably the Autumn.

Features: 
Windows Phone 10 UK release date, price and new features rumours: New Windows Phone OS expected Wednesday

No. What was announced was the opportunity to upgrade will be free for one year. If you leave it for a year and a day you will have to pay…

Features: 
Windows Phone 10 UK release date, price and new features rumours: New Windows Phone OS expected Wednesday

Well it is what Microsoft has said. I'd imagine OEM's will have to pay a licence fee.

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Microsoft's HoloLens hands-on review

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