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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: 
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?

Features: 
Kids use the internet a lot, Pope a Catholic

So each month UK children spend an average of 43.5 hours online. And we're supposed to be surprised, even worried, by this? So it would seem,…

Review: 
Dane-Elec Zpen review

A digital pen with ICR software, the Dane-Elec Zpen captures handwritten notes, and converts them to word processor documents with the supplied…

Features: 
Twitter and the fear of digital exclusion

I resisted, I really did. But eventually Twitter got me. One Tweet and I was in.

News: 
MBS porn-billing firm ceases trading

Platte Media, the controversial pay-for-porn company formerly known as 'MBS', has ceased operating in the UK

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…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
AMD vs Intel: which processor is best?

Not really. This is our site and we set the rules. One of which is that we don't tolerate baseless and defamatory accusations of corruption. So…

News: 
HTC to make last Nexus tablet: Nexus 9 release date, price and specs

It's not correct even in the US Sheldon, and this *is* a UK website. But I don't suppose it really matters.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 vs iPad Air: the big tablets compared

Sorry to disappoint you! There's little more annoying nor unfair than someone with a clear bias accusing us of bias. I call it when I see it.

Features: 
Samsung Gear VR vs Oculus Rift comparison: Gear VR vs Oculus Rift (DK2) display, design, UK price, availability and more

I'm not sure we suggest anyway that the dk2 isn't available? Talking about a future consumer release in 2015. Incidentally, I'd be delighted to…

News: 
Windows 8 'Threshold' update will be Windows 9

Not to butt in, but if I want the calculator I just hit Windows, Q and type 'calc'. Searching for programs is fast and intuitive. But the oddness…

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

Thanks. I genuinely didn't understand the BBB comment.

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

Now that is just mean. And wrong on your main point. He meant 4.5, as I think is clear. Interesting thing: I know Chris and he is neither crappy…

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

I don't think I am delusional. I also see *all* the comments and all the user stats, which gives me a better picture of all-round user…

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Windows 9 and the death of the OS as a must-have product

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