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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: 
iPhone, Pre or netbook? One device to rule them all

So Apple's latest iPhone walks among us and, as a plethora of Android mobiles prepare for launch, the Palm Pre looks like it could be the iPhone…

Review: 
e-pens Mobile Notes review

Mobile Notes is an electronic pen from e-pens, and one of the better examples of the breed.

Features: 
How to remove Mikeyy and Conficker

Malware is increasing exponentially, but nobody does it for fun. Getting into your PC is big business and, when a virus starts to make headlines,…

Features: 
No broadband? Support the digital TV switchover

We live in a country where 65 percent of people are unaware about the ongoing digital TV switchover (aka: analogue TV switch off), and 3 million…

News: 
Palm Pre to be O2 UK exclusive?

In a retread of the situation prior to the Apple iPhone's UK launch, O2 is remaining tight-lipped over reports it has agreed a deal to be…

News: 
Govt promises fast mobile broadband for all

Government advisor Kip Meek yesterday published a report proposing radical changes to the mobile broadband spectrum in an attempt to offer fast…

Features: 
Why you need to save money on printing today

Here's some facts to throw your way in these times of economic woe and love for Mother Nature: 18 percent of print outs are immediately thrown…

Features: 
Windows 7 will never be as big as Vista

‘The Most Significant Product Launch in Microsoft's History'. So ran Microsoft's hype: rammed into every media outlet in the known universe…

Features: 
The Windows 7 free for all explained

The public flogging of The Pirate Bay achieved... not much. 'Law-abiding' folk still merrily download pirate media, copyright holders impotently…

Review: 
Pixum EasyBook Photo Book review

Pixum sets itself apart from other online photo-printing services with an awesome array of printing format options, and free, easy to use…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
Why Google Wallet isn't coming to the UK any time soon: There is no Google Wallet UK release date

Well, as I believe I said in the piece, that is changing. And that is making the market more crowded, and reducing Google's chance of making…

Features: 
Why Google Wallet isn't coming to the UK any time soon: There is no Google Wallet UK release date

But that person you know didn't make that physical purchase using contact less payment via a smartphone. That's precisely my point.

Features: 
Why Google Wallet isn't coming to the UK any time soon: There is no Google Wallet UK release date

Of course. But you would accept that a group of users who spend more on digital products is more likely to spend a lot on physical products using…

Features: 
Why Google Wallet isn't coming to the UK any time soon: There is no Google Wallet UK release date

In terms of Android users spending less, it is a fact that Apple iOS users spend more on apps and media than do Android users. A lot more, as it…

Review: 
Google Nexus 9 vs Microsoft Surface Pro 3 comparison: Which is best for you?

...that is also a tablet. The big challenge Microsoft has faced (and seems to be surmounting) is articulating the difference. Customers have been…

Review: 
Apple iPad Air 2 first-look review: initial impressions of a new reference point for tablets

That's live prices of what is available on the open market in the UK. You can buy the super expensive iPad direct from Apple for £659.

Features: 
Which laptop should I buy?

The publication date refers to the last time the article was updated.

News: 
Wireless price war's good for consumers, but challenges carriers

Not sure about that. It's there instead of ' is'.

Review: 
Nexus 9 vs iPad Air 2 comparison: which is the best flagship 9in tablet? It's Android vs iPad in our Nexus 9 vs iPad Air 2 shoot out

Based on only a short time with the device. I hope that was clear - this is a comparison mainly based on specs, price etc.

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z3 vs LG G3 comparison review: Xperia Z3 can't topple the cheaper Quad HD LG G3

It's not a contradiction to say 'there is a lot to like about product a, but we prefer product b'. And no, no we weren't 'bought by LG'. Grow up.

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Amazon Fire HD 6 is a really good value tablet. The Amazon Fire HD 7 isn't. Amazon Fire HD 6 and...

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Why Sony's PS4 2.0 update is every gamer's dream (well, mine at least)

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ACLU's Halloween-themed animation warns of dangers of ignoring threats to your privacy

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20 lesser-known tips for Mac OS X Yosemite: use Yosemite like an expert