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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: 
Manx ISP offers unlimited music downloads

The government of the Isle of Man has proposed that residents of the island pay its ISP a one-off fee for unlimited music downloads.

Review: 
MSI Digivox Duo review

The MSI Digivox Duo is a USB TV tuner that turns your Windows PC into a Freeview TV and PVR for around £30.

Features: 
Bang! And the bloatware is gone

If we want a safer internet, we need to get serious about educating web users about PC security. And it can't be left to commercial considerations.

Features: 
What's your tech product of 2008?

According to PC Advisor readers, the best product of 2008 was... Windows XP Service Pack 3.

Features: 
How to: is your PC ready for Windows 7?

The first beta of Windows 7 is available for download. However, after the Vista-ready debacle, regular Windows watchers will be leery of…

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…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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

Brilliantly, your comment got caught in our offensive words filter, and I had to personally approve it!You find me that course and I will gladly…

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

Fair enough. We have plenty of other tablets charts that the PlayBook isn't in! For what it is worth, when it came out it was great hardware but…

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

Best *Android* tablets?

News: 
Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

A good question (and the reason I don't use Facebook chat). I know some people who use the mobile website for this. I just use WhatsApp more!

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iPhone 6 release date: When will Apple's next iPhone arrive?

Oh yeah. Good point. He did make a valid point. Just seemed an odd thing to get so angry about. Such is life.

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iPhone 6 release date: When will Apple's next iPhone arrive?

It was meant to be a little tongue in cheek.

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iPhone 6 release date: When will Apple's next iPhone arrive?

Calm down sweet cheeks. You should really find something more important than that if you want to vent righteous anger.

Review: 
Amazon Kindle Fire HD (2013) review: a decent tablet which lacks apps and storage

I'm not here to speak for any manufacturer, and I dislike the practice, but it has to be said that nobody sells a product on the basis of the…

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