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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: 
Ikee iPhone worm hacker lands lucrative job

The hacker who created the Ikee iPhone worm because 'he was bored', may be smarter than he first appeared. Ashley Towns has shown no regret over…

Features: 
Apple's no-smoking warranty nonsense

I'm not a smoker. I don't enjoy being in the presence of cigarette smoke. But I still had mixed feelings about the UK workplace smoking ban.

Features: 
Good, clean fun: but what is Twitter for?

Ask even the most avid Twitter fan to explain the benefits of their obsession, and it will take them considerably more than 140 characters to come…

Features: 
Do Macs need security software?

Actually, the question should be: when will Macs start to need security software? It's going to happen sometime, Macfans, and you might as well…

Video: 
Go mobile: How to get online wherever you are

To stay ahead the modern workforce has to stay connected even when they're far from the office. Here's a run-down of the easiest, and least…

Video: 
How Windows 7 benefits IT admins

Windows 7 and the enterprise. How IT admins can use Windows 7 to improve security for end users.

Video: 
How to use Windows 7 to improve network security

End users are the biggest security risk in any enterprise. Here's how network admins can use Windows 7 to secure their data.

Features: 
Web 3.0: the shopping centre web

If Web 2.0 was the two-way, user generated, cool internet, Web 3.0 will be the era of post-search rationalisation. The shopping centre web. The…

Features: 
Windows 7: consumer heaven?

Kudos to Microsoft: Windows Vista is iconic. Even outside the confines of the tech ghetto, Vista is now a byword for failure, recently appearing…

Video: 
How green IT can save your business money

10 ways in which your business can save money and help the environment by creating and implementing a green IT policy.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Review: 
Xperia Z3 vs iPhone 6 comparison review: Sony slaps Apple in a flagship smartphone face off - but both face challenges in a competitive market

The comparison is unbiased John. I didn't intend to rant, and if it came across in such a way i failed. But I do resent being accused of…

Features: 
40 upcoming consumer tech products you should be most excited about

Ha! Please don't harm yourself! Thanks for a classy and funny reply. And for the record we do need to change site design to make things clearer.…

Features: 
40 upcoming consumer tech products you should be most excited about

There are seven smartphones, Rosko. One of them is an iPhone. So I presume you are accusing us of being biased toward Android?

Review: 
Lumia 830 review: mid-priced 5in Windows smartphone offers good battery life, decent build and camera. But performance is poor

In which case I didn't express my experience well enough. Anything graphics intensive was laggy. Including maps.Didn't test the gloves thing, and…

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

Perhaps you could illuminate us to some of those many levels?

Features: 
Group test: what's the best Windows phone?

The reviews all contain hardware tests. And I'm not sure how it can be out of date - it covers the current market.

Review: 
Xperia Z3 vs iPhone 6 comparison review: Sony slaps Apple in a flagship smartphone face off - but both face challenges in a competitive market

Looking at your comments on this and other sites, Tom, I can see that you enjoy causing trouble. Personally I find it sad. You think it is amusing…

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