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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: 
Infosec: Security sells

The first casualty of war is truth. Come the recession, the marketing budget is first out the door. But, unlike moribund tradeshows such as…

Features: 
LoJack for Laptops

Absolute Software this week at Infosec launched a product that will be a boon for drunken civil servants and businessmen the length and breadth of…

Features: 
Trend Smart Surfing for Mac, iPhone & iPod touch

Trend Micro has launched products to help protect Mac, Apple iPhone and iPod touch users when they are surfing the web.

News: 
AVG launches LinkScanner, free web security app

AVG today launched AVG LinkScanner as a free standalone product. AVG LinkScanner examines the web pages behind links and web addresses to assess…

Features: 
Windows XP: the OS they couldnt kill

Like Michael Myers in the ‘Halloween' movie franchise (or the wasp of my nightmares) Windows XP refuses to go gently into the night. No…

Review: 
Humyo review

Launched a little over a year ago, Humyo.com is an online file-storage, -sharing and collaboration service that gives you a generous 10GB of…

Review: 
Clickfree Portable Backup HD225 review

The Clickfree Portable Backup is a USB hard drive promising hassle-free plug-and-go backup.

Features: 
Why the world needs Wikia Search

Wikia Search always seemed like a non starter. Expecting a community driven, open-source search engine to rival Google is a laudable aim, but it…

Features: 
All we are saying, is give Phorm a chance

Phorm. Phorm, Phorm. Where did it all go wrong?

Features: 
What could tempt you back to Internet Explorer?

Internet Explorer 8.0 is now available and, by all accounts, it's a decent web browser. But really, who cares?


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Review: 
Asus Memo Pad 7 review: A competitive new entry into the budget tablet market

That's actually a good point. It's a mistake. Page should open on it. Thanks.

Review: 
Apple Watch vs Motorola Moto 360 comparison review: watches that are as beautiful as they are smart

Interesting points all, but I'm still not sure how that makes this click bait.

Features: 
10 best Facebook games of June 2014

What does 'how much did you get for this article' mean?

Features: 
Android 4.5 release date and features: When will the next version of Android (Lollipop) come out?

Ha! I think we're a bit more sophisticated than that. (And in August it was 13 million, as it goes.)

Review: 
Apple Watch vs Motorola Moto 360 comparison review: watches that are as beautiful as they are smart

David. David, David, David. You are of course entitled to opine, but you are not entitled to accuse one of my colleagues of being corrupt, and…

Review: 
Apple Watch vs Motorola Moto 360 comparison review: watches that are as beautiful as they are smart

Fair enough. Thanks for understanding. And please keep posting (criticism expected)!

Review: 
Toshiba Encore Mini hands-on review: 7in Windows 8.1 tablet is cheap but almost unusable

I would definitely buy a tablet mate of garbage. It would be a bold style statement! (I appreciate that wasn't your point.) We'll get this device…

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iOS 8 release date, new features and compatibility: Free to download from 6pm

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Why local multiplayer gaming is rapidly vanishing: we look at the demise of split-screen and LAN...

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Colour-depth not resolution is what will make 4K a success or failure

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iPhone 6 vs iPhone 6 Plus: Which new iPhone 6 model should I buy?