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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


Review: 
CMS BounceBack Ultimate review

CMS BounceBack Ultimate is simple-but-effective software that backs up your PC's entire contents to an external storage device.

News: 
Symantec's Norton 2010 betas go live

Symantec has released live betas of Norton Internet Security 2010 and Norton AntiVirus 2010. The updates to Symantec's flagship antimalware…

News: 
BT drops Phorm WebWise system

BT has dropped the controversial internet tracking ad-delivery system WebWise, dealing out a huge blow to its developer Phorm.

Features: 
How to secure your PC: pile on the layers

It used to be so simple. To secure your PC, you simply shelled out 30 or 40 notes for an internet security suite, it checked your system's files…

News: 
O2 to cut off unauthorised iPhone web tetherers

iPhone owners who've upgraded to iPhone OS 3.0 have been told by O2 not to tether their phones to laptops in order to enjoy free 3G connectivity…

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…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
What happens to smart heating when the internet is broken, there's a power outage, or the batteries run out?

Crikey. I would imagine not, but we really are beyond my knowledge now!

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 hands-on review: High-res tablet takes aim at iPad mini 2 and Nexus 7

Fair enough. We're in the process of building a new site. Can't reduce the ads, but can improve the experience. And, for the record, we…

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

Leaving all of that aside, because I have addressed it elsewhere and - honestly - I think this is a situation to which people bring prejudice. But…

Features: 
What is Black Friday: What you need to know about Apple and Amazon's Black Friday 2013

Usually pretty good. Depends on the individual deal, just keep an eye on the blog. It will be updated all week.

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

No. Because that is completely different, and would be an utterly facile thing to do.

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

Me; this website; this site's publishers IDG; Apple; or Sony? Exactly which of the above are you accusing of corruption and breaking UK law? I…

Features: 
10 best Facebook games of June 2014

Grow up Niall. Of course it was an accusation, and of course it was false. With monotonous regularity keyboard warriors see fit to accuse author…

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