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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: 
Bonkers broadband and call centre hell

"If you know your account number, are calling from the moon, and can recite the words to the second verse of the national anthem, backwards, press…

Features: 
Technology helps us cheat smarter, not harder

Today's reports that almost two thirds of students copy work from the web fits nicely into the book of: 'Well, yeah'. It was ever thus - only the…

Features: 
How to secure your PC for free

Although you can never eradicate the threat of malware when probing the web's dark recesses, slapping on as many layers of security as possible…

Features: 
God bless ESD: get Windows 8 for just 1p

Picture the scene. October 2012, Moon Station 1: Steve Ballmer invites President Bill Gates on stage to launch Microsoft's next-gen desktop and…

Features: 
Does technology make us lonely? Anybody? Hello..?

Full disclosure: I am one of the 300,000 or so members of the PC Advisor forum (we're bigger than Slough), so I'm an unlikely opponent of online…

Features: 
If Vista's a fail, Windows 7 is a cash cow

I can't lie, I've grown fond of Windows Vista. Like the perfect life partner it's pretty, practical and mostly stable. Sure, it flakes out on…

News: 
Sony Ericsson Google Android phone revealed

An online retailer is listing a version of Sony Ericsson's Windows Mobile smartphone the Xperia, with one major difference. The new Xperia appears…

Features: 
Rumour: Toshiba to launch Blu-ray player?

Massive HD-DVD backer Toshiba, one of the biggest losers in the nascent high-definition disc format wars, will produce and launch a Blu-ray player…

Features: 
Microsoft to KO Google in (Windows) 7

Microsoft versus Google is a matchup pleasing to pugilists. In the Redmond corner: a grizzled, bruised old champ, with just one fight left in him.…

Features: 
Two thirds of PC Advisor readers still use Windows XP

In the final months of Windows Vista's reign as the top dog at Microsoft, around 64 percent of PC Advisor users are still running Windows XP on…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
40 upcoming consumer tech products you should be most excited about

Ha! Please don't harm yourself! Thanks for a classy and funny reply. And for the record we do need to change site design to make things clearer.…

Features: 
40 upcoming consumer tech products you should be most excited about

There are seven smartphones, Rosko. One of them is an iPhone. So I presume you are accusing us of being biased toward Android?

Review: 
Lumia 830 review: mid-priced 5in Windows smartphone offers good battery life, decent build and camera. But performance is poor

In which case I didn't express my experience well enough. Anything graphics intensive was laggy. Including maps.Didn't test the gloves thing, and…

Features: 
Android 4.5 release date and features: When will the next version of Android (Lollipop) come out?

Perhaps you could illuminate us to some of those many levels?

Features: 
Group test: what's the best Windows phone?

The reviews all contain hardware tests. And I'm not sure how it can be out of date - it covers the current market.

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

Looking at your comments on this and other sites, Tom, I can see that you enjoy causing trouble. Personally I find it sad. You think it is amusing…

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

You assume incorrectly. You can tell that because it doesn't say 'advert'. Also, because if you read the article you can see that the Sony is…

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