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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: 
Corsair expands range to shed 'Memory' tag

Corsair has an enviable reputation as the king of computer memory makers. It eschews the low-end, to manufacture a diaspora of mid-range and…

News: 
Gigabyte chases iPad with ultra-connected laptops

Primarily known as a motherboard manufacturer, Gigabyte is determined to own the laptop space. Here at the CeBIT tradeshow, Hannover, the vendor…

Features: 
Thank Microsoft for Patch Tuesday. Really

As a child I had two ambitions: to buy and eat the entire contents of a chocolate vending machine, and to make it into the Guinness Book of…

Review: 
Google Buzz review

Google Buzz is a service that adds social-networking to the Googlemail (Gmail) webmail service. We took Google Buzz for a ride to find out what it…

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…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
Windows 7 vs Windows 8: whats the best upgrade from XP?

Windows 8 is Windows 7 plus the aspects you describe. And measurably faster, with baked in AV.

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

I just want to know what this comment is!

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

I can assure that no comments have been deleted on this article, and there has been no site downtime today. Sounds like a local problem at your end.

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Group test: what's the best laptop?

To answer your points in order - we update this article several times a month as new laptops become available. So I'm not sure at what point we…

Review: 
HP Z1 G2 Workstation review: iMac rival is powerful all-in-one that can be easily opened and upgraded

Hi Phillip. The review is nearly a year old, so it's possible the product is no longer available. (I don't personally know this, but HP is not a…

Features: 
6 best cloud storage services - 2014's best online storage sites revealed

Nah. Fair comment. And I haven't got time to sue everybody.

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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.

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