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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: 
How to get 150,000 Twitter followers

Despite sharing every banal aspect of my life in mind-numbing detail, I remain some way short of 150,000 Twitter followers. Even the mighty PC…

Features: 
Opinion: the Windows upgrade cycle gives me face ache

What do you want from your PC's next operating system - stability and security, or 'exciting' new features? I know what I want...

Review: 
Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11 Premium review

It's taken two years for Nuance to update its market-leading voice recognition software Dragon NaturallySpeaking. We liked version 10, so what's…

News: 
Dell dumps Ubuntu PCs from website

Despite previously claiming that Linux systems are safer than those running Windows, PC maker Dell has stopped selling computers pre-installed…

News: 
Govt clamps down on sales of stolen mobile phones

Roughly 100,000 stolen UK mobile phone handsets are being sold every year in a business that is worth around £4 million. And because stolen mobile…

News: 
iPhone users hit by shock data-roaming charges

Some Apple iPhone users have received hefty bills after foreign trips, despite switching off data-roaming.

Features: 
Opinion: why Windows Phone 7 has to succeed

If Windows Phone 7 isn't a game-changing success, Microsoft can wave goodbye as Apple and Google disappear over the horizon.

Review: 
Let's Present review

Let's Present is cross-platform presentation software designed as a cheaper alternative to Microsoft PowerPoint.

Review: 
LogMeIn Ignition review

LogMeIn Ignition takes the company's already lauded remote access software and adds it to iPhone and iPad. In doing so, it may have come up with…

Review: 
D-Link DHP-307AV review

The D-Link DHP-307AV is a powerline adaptor kit that will get broadband to the parts of your house that Wi-Fi just won't reach. But powerline has…


 

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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