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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: 
Use email? You get 70 spam emails a day

A study has found that the UK is a ripe, juicy target for dodgy organisations offering pre-approved loans and credit cards.

Review: 
Techsmith SnagIt 9.0 review

Techsmith SnagIt 9.0 is a powerful screen-capture application, that allows much more than simple screenshots.

Features: 
Bill Gates and the art of the big exit

Well he's gone. Bill Gates has left the building. Except he's still the chairman, but you know what I mean.

Review: 
Siber Systems RoboForm review

Siber Systems RoboForm is a great tool for storing usernames, passwords and other data you regularly need to submit to e-commerce or members-only…

Features: 
The Beatles to appear in video game?

The Beatles music publisher, Apple Corps, is considering sanctioning a video game based around the mop-topped Scouse boy-band's back catalogue.…

Features: 
Teens use Google Earth, Facebook to crash pools

Those pesky kids have been at it again - using technology and lingo old folks don't understand to have a good time. Naked, probably. In this case,…

Features: 
Nintendo Wii Fit damages cost UK £20m

Strewth, Sheila. It seems that over-zealous ladies exercising with Nintendo's Wii Fit are causing chaos all over the UK.

Review: 
Ashampoo Office 2008 review

Ashampoo Office 2008 comprises word processor TextMaker, spreadsheet app PlanMaker and - a brand new program - Presentations, which is designed to…

Features: 
HP Voodoo Envy 133 takes on MacBook Air

HP has announced the stunningly thin HP Voodoo Envy 133 laptop PC.

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After HD-DVD, Toshiba battles Blu-ray once more

Despite copping a thumping in the recent, interminable hi-definition video format wars, rumours suggest that HD-DVD stalwart Toshiba is working on…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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…

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

Give me a clue. What language is this?

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

('Chris' friend' from the same IP address as 'Chris'. If it wasn't so sad it would be funny.)

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

Hey Chris. When you say things like 'unfortunately a lot of these websites are getting paid by the opposition' you make yourself look like a…

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z Ultra preview: a 6.4-inch Android phablet

'Squinty little girl phones'? Let's avoid sexism if we can (although I understand that chicks really dig sexist geeks).

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

So any smartphone without an SD card slot should go to the bottom of the list?

Review: 
Nexus 10 vs Surface RT vs iPad 4 tablet comparison review

So, what - you accused us of corruption because you were annoyed with reviews on other sites? A little odd. (And unfair.)For what it is worth I…

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

It wasn't planned at all. I just like to talk!

Features: 
Samsung Galaxy S5: Price and where to buy in the UK

Ha! Just pointing out from where you can get the S5.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 release date, price and specs 2014

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iOS 8 features wishlist: the changes iPhone and iPad users want in Apple's iOS 8

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25 Years of the World Wide Web: Happy Birthday, Intenet

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Developers get access to more Sony camera features