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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: 
Good, clean fun: but what is Twitter for?

Ask even the most avid Twitter fan to explain the benefits of their obsession, and it will take them considerably more than 140 characters to come…

Features: 
Do Macs need security software?

Actually, the question should be: when will Macs start to need security software? It's going to happen sometime, Macfans, and you might as well…

Video: 
Go mobile: How to get online wherever you are

To stay ahead the modern workforce has to stay connected even when they're far from the office. Here's a run-down of the easiest, and least…

Video: 
How Windows 7 benefits IT admins

Windows 7 and the enterprise. How IT admins can use Windows 7 to improve security for end users.

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How to use Windows 7 to improve network security

End users are the biggest security risk in any enterprise. Here's how network admins can use Windows 7 to secure their data.

Features: 
Web 3.0: the shopping centre web

If Web 2.0 was the two-way, user generated, cool internet, Web 3.0 will be the era of post-search rationalisation. The shopping centre web. The…

Features: 
Windows 7: consumer heaven?

Kudos to Microsoft: Windows Vista is iconic. Even outside the confines of the tech ghetto, Vista is now a byword for failure, recently appearing…

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How green IT can save your business money

10 ways in which your business can save money and help the environment by creating and implementing a green IT policy.

News: 
AVG launches AVG 9.0 Free and Anti-Virus

AVG today launched the latest version of its family of free and paid-for internet security products. AVG Anti-Virus 9.0 is available now for £39…

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…


 

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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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Group test: what's the best Android antivirus?

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

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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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