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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: 
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…

Review: 
Registry Mechanic 8.0 review

Registry Mechanic 8.0 is a Windows Registry cleaner from PC Tools, designed to improve PC performance by cleaning and optimising your PC's Registry.

Review: 
Denon AH-C252 review

Denon's AH-C252 in-ear headphones offer solid sound and build quality at a reasonable price - but, despite Denon's rich audio heritage,…

Features: 
Mind the gap folks, heres Google Latitude

Google's Latitude has been thrust upon an unsuspecting world, to predictable howls from the privacy lobby.

Review: 
Writer's Café 2 review

Writer's Café 2 is a cross-platform software program that provides a workspace, resource centre and organisational tool for writers of all…

Features: 
For remote working: just add water

Snow's frozen water, right? Well, the addition of a few inches of the stuff has caused all of the south east of England to grind to a halt.

Features: 
Explaining the UK's drunken porno office party

So more than one in three UK office workers surf for porn at work, it seems. (And PC Advisor's own research suggests a similar proportion of users…

Features: 
Sony PSP2 coming soon? Er, no

The blogosphere was alight this morning with rumours of an impending Sony PlayStation Portable 2 - an updated handheld PSP console with a…

News: 
Assess your PC with PC Performance Monitor

To help you work out what will and won’t run on your PC and to give you a general overview of how well it is performing, PC Advisor has introduced…

Features: 
Arsenal fans get highlights on Sony PSPs

Effete, Gitanes-puffing North London soccer aristocrats Arsenal have come up with a novel way of keeping pitchside fans in touch with their…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
New Nexus 6 release date, rumoured specs and features: When is the new Nexus 6 coming out?

...of October 13. Yes. The date refers to the month. (This confusion may be a UK/US thing.)

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

Irony: you just criticised my writing capabilities in a multi-clause, 31-word sentence. You must be one of those modern journalists you so decry.

News: 
PlayStation 4 beats Xbox One to 3D Blu-ray movie playback

So, to be clear, posters are allowed to be unnecessarily critical, but moderators aren't allowed to point out the underlying bias of such…

Features: 
What's the fastest smartphone 2014: Processor, graphics, web performance comparison

That is a very serious, and false, accusation. You're defaming the author, this publisher, and Samsung. And as I happen to know he accusation is…

Features: 
New Nexus 6 release date, rumoured specs and features: When is the new Nexus 6 coming out?

The word 'rumour' features heavily in the headline.

Features: 
New Nexus 6 release date, rumoured specs and features: When is the new Nexus 6 coming out?

'October 2013'. It's referring to the month. I think we may have some Anglo/US confusion here.

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iOS 8 review: Hands on with the iOS 8 beta

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Thinking robots: The philosophy of artificial intelligence and evolving technology

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