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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: 
Music industry to continue fight with Oink

The IFPI (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry) yesterday said it would continue it's battle with UK BitTorrent tracker Oink,…

Features: 
Twitter, shower gel and the art of terrible PR

I'm in the fortunate position of being able to pretend - to myself, at least - that Twitter amounts to more than an enjoyable waste of time. As…

Features: 
Slate PCs: fad failure or future form factor?

Along with roughly 4,000 assorted hacks, geeks and fanboys I had the 'pleasure' of attending Steve Ballmer's opening keynote at CES this year. I…

Review: 
Devolo dLan 200 AVplus review

The Devolo dLan 200 AVplus takes Devolo's entry level dLan 200 AVeasy powerline adaptor, and adds power throughput. Devolo has placed a power…

News: 
CES: iGo takes on 'Vampire Power'

US power supply manufacturer iGo is aiming to help the planet and save users cash by reducing what it calls 'Vampire Power': energy drawn from…

News: 
CES: software uses fingerprint to launch apps, log in

Taiwanese software manufacturer EgisTec is showing a product here at CES that lets you use your laptop's built-in fingerprint reader to launch…

News: 
CES: Asus launches USB 3.0 laptops range

Focusing on innovation and a horses for courses approach, Asus is showing a wide range of laptops here at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las…

Features: 
CES: Samsung netbook shuts down when dropped

Samsung is showing off a netbook that is built to survive the rough and tumble of student life.

News: 
CES: Samsung pushes media-sharing touchscreen PCs

Samsung is keen to push its home-entertainment credentials, offering a range of laptops and all-in-one PCs designed to enhance your living room.

News: 
CES: Liquid Image launches snow goggles camera

US manufacturer Liquid Image is showing off a pair of snow goggles with a difference, at the Consumer Electronics Show here in Las Vegas. They…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
Windows 7 vs Windows 8: whats the best upgrade from XP?

Windows 8 is Windows 7 plus the aspects you describe. And measurably faster, with baked in AV.

Features: 
Microsoft HoloLens is only good for two things: And they're not holograms

I just want to know what this comment is!

Features: 
Microsoft HoloLens is only good for two things: And they're not holograms

I can assure that no comments have been deleted on this article, and there has been no site downtime today. Sounds like a local problem at your end.

Features: 
Group test: what's the best laptop?

To answer your points in order - we update this article several times a month as new laptops become available. So I'm not sure at what point we…

Review: 
HP Z1 G2 Workstation review: iMac rival is powerful all-in-one that can be easily opened and upgraded

Hi Phillip. The review is nearly a year old, so it's possible the product is no longer available. (I don't personally know this, but HP is not a…

Features: 
6 best cloud storage services - 2014's best online storage sites revealed

Nah. Fair comment. And I haven't got time to sue everybody.

Features: 
Group test: what's the best Android antivirus?

Then I can suggest only that you never use any smartphones or laptops.

Features: 
Microsoft HoloLens is only good for two things: And they're not holograms

I was talking about the comment to which I initially responded.It's fair comment to say if you believe the article is biased. I don't believe it…

Features: 
Group test: what's the best laptop?

You win points for anonymous bravery and zany humour when selecting usernames. Laugh? I nearly did.

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Windows 10: a guaranteed success. Probably.

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Do we need to fight the government again over design and art education?

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How to make money selling books on the iBookstore, publish your book in Apple's book store