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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


News: 
Manx ISP offers unlimited music downloads

The government of the Isle of Man has proposed that residents of the island pay its ISP a one-off fee for unlimited music downloads.

Review: 
MSI Digivox Duo review

The MSI Digivox Duo is a USB TV tuner that turns your Windows PC into a Freeview TV and PVR for around £30.

Features: 
Bang! And the bloatware is gone

If we want a safer internet, we need to get serious about educating web users about PC security. And it can't be left to commercial considerations.

Features: 
What's your tech product of 2008?

According to PC Advisor readers, the best product of 2008 was... Windows XP Service Pack 3.

Features: 
How to: is your PC ready for Windows 7?

The first beta of Windows 7 is available for download. However, after the Vista-ready debacle, regular Windows watchers will be leery of…

Features: 
How to safely dispose of an old PC

It is terrifyingly easy to give up your personal data – regardless of whether or not you’re a gin-sodden civil servant with a laptop full of…

Features: 
French and German police can hack your PC

Police from around Europe can now routinely hack into your PC and browse your data - without requiring even a warrant.

Features: 
Eurocrash: get ready for Millennium Bug II

As if the banking industry didn't have enough to worry about, some software experts are warning of a potential catastrophe: and it's all to do…

News: 
Asus Eee Top 1602: review of reviews

PC Advisor rounds up reviews of the Asus Eee Top 1602. What's the verdict on Asustek's iMac killer?

Video: 
Asus Eee Top 1602 video review

PC Advisor takes a look at the Asus Eee Top, a low-cost alternative to Apple's iMac, that has a touchscreen, a portable keyboard and a similar…


 

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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