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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: 
CeBIT: is homeplug the future of home entertainment?

I've long had a slightly cranky regard for the benefits of homeplug. For the uninitiated, that's bouncing a data signal along electric wires,…

Features: 
Corsair Flash Voyager Port

Out in the next couple of weeks, and on show here at CeBIT, the Corsair Flash Voyager Port, is a USB hub with built-in software that allows you to…

Features: 
CeBIT: hands on with nVidia's 3D gaming glasses

If the phrase '3D' brings to mind stupid cardboard glasses and fims about stupid cardboard sharks, expand your mind my friend. Behold, the nVidia…

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CeBIT: Corsair hand makes world's best... RAM

What do you buy the PC modder who has everything (well, an Intel Core i7 chip)? How about memory that's so perfect it's hand made by a legendary…

Features: 
CeBIT: hands on with Navigon Smart Parking

I'm not gonna bang about how quiet CeBIT is this year (again, anyway). But congratulations must go to satnav manufacturer Navigon, who are about…

Features: 
CeBIT: Move & view music and video, with Nero

I had an interesting chat with Nero software today. (Not, if I'm honest, a statement I ever expected to write).

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CeBIT: a solution to the ultimate security problem

A quick stroll through the Security Hall here at CeBIT reveals that as the data security message slowly gets through to the mass market, vendors…

Features: 
CeBIT: sunny, empty, strange

Guten Morgen from CeBIT. At least I think it's CeBIT.

News: 
AVG launches AVG ISS 8.5 & AVG Free 8.5

Internet security company AVG today launches its next generation of products: AVG Internet Security Suite 8.5, and AVG Free 8.5.

Features: 
Waiting for the Eee PC/iPhone hybrid

The inexorable, inexplicable rise of the netbook continues. Despite their myriad limitations, and the proliferation of 'me-too' products on the…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


News: 
Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

If desktop pop ups are noticeably slowing down a PC, *any* security software program should detect and remove them with an on-demand scan. I don't…

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Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

This is an emotive subject, and a many sided one. So we're delighted to be a forum for debate. Just not so keen on being accused of corruption.…

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Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

Don't be sorry about that. I think that is a perfectly healthy attitude to take. I merely take offence at the lazy accusations of corruption. All…

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Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

No, John. No we're not. We're an independent media company and we utterly refute the false accusation of corruption. So put it away.

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Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

Fred/Jeff. You are entitled to your opinion, and we are delighted to give you the opportunity to espouse it (we'd even give you some tips on…

News: 
The Walking Dead: Season 3 video game release date & rumours

Bot editor made sad. Commenter = teenage troll. Bot not like.

Features: 
What's the best tablet PC?

In which case I am delighted to allow you today so! As I say, it's not our advice, but all opinions are valid.

Features: 
What's the best tablet PC?

A spec is interesting information, but performance when tested is what counts. We go by quantifiable facts as tested. And I found it exactly what…

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