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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: 
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…

Features: 
Vista SP2 won't keep Google off your desktop

Vista SP2 is here. Principally comprising fixes to problems inherent with Microsoft's ‘greatest ever' OS, Windows Vista SP2's big…

Features: 
Google tests secret operating system

Something's stirring in the Googledome. According to web analysts Net Applications, Google employees are testing a secret operating system.…

Features: 
5 ways to shop smarter and beat online gripes

According to a survey from IMRG and Capgemini, which hoovered up data from 60 UK retail websites, Monday 8 December will be the biggest online…

News: 
14 simple tips to improve your computing life

Just because PC software and hardware has the potential to make life easier, it doesn’t mean it always does. In this age of rapid technological…

Features: 
The web's credit crunch sucker punch

I'm beyond tired of hearing about ‘economic meltdown'. For those of us in a semi-permanent state of self-imposed penury (you know,…

Features: 
Security vendors predict malware armageddon

November 24 has been dubbed "black Monday" by security software firms, who reckon that day will see a peak in the spread of information-stealing…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
How to use Windows Live Family Safety

Give us a clue: what language is this?

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

'I'm not being biased in any way'. 'I hate Apple'. Erm...

Review: 
Android L vs iOS 8 comparison preview: Apple vs Google software showdown

Perhaps you'd like to educate us? Currently you've just copied and pasted a bit of an article.

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

You're quite right. Apple used to do it semi deliberately, then Samsung took it to a whole new level with the Galaxy S3. Now all tech companies…

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

A compelling argument. But PC users seem to understand apostrophes better.

Review: 
New Nexus 7 review; the best 7in tablet of 2013

Worth waiting until at least the end of the month I'd say. See what they come out with. Even if it isn't what you want it should make the Nexus 7…

Review: 
Lumia 520 vs Motorola Moto E comparison review: best cheap smartphones you can buy in the UK in 2014

It does not. But it does sell advertising that is targeted at you based on your personal behavioural data, which is harvested from a variety of…

Review: 
Nexus 7 vs new nexus 7 2 comparison review: Which Nexus 7 should I buy?

No fighting spirit here. I'm just doing my job, which is - in part - dealing with trolls who post ridiculous statements such as 'the journalism…

Review: 
Dell Precision M4700 Mobile Workstation review: powerful mobile workstation

That sounds like a terrible experience and you have my sympathy. I'm not here to defend or promote anyone, but I will say that Dell has millions…

Review: 
Nexus 7 vs new nexus 7 2 comparison review: Which Nexus 7 should I buy?

No Fraught. As you know - behind your anonymous username - that is the very opposite of what I am saying.

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Everything you need to know about Apple's iPhone Camera in iOS 8

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Why you shouldn't trust password managers

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