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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: 
muvee Reveal 8 review

We've never seen video-editing software so easy to use. muvee Reveal 8 is not cheap, nor is it full-featured, but if you need to quickly make and…

Features: 
Smartphone blogs: Are smartphones good for business?

Is the explosion in portable functionality a boon for business or a data-security nightmare? We delved into the blogosphere to find out: are…

Features: 
Smartphone Focus: Twitter - what do you use your mobile phone for?

Just a few years ago, asking someone what they use their mobile phone for was akin to asking a footballer who'd just missed a crucial penalty how…

Review: 
Asus UX30-QX011C review

With an edge-to-edge glossy screen, dual-core chip and supermodel looks, the ultrathin Asus UX30-QX011C laptop is something of a tribute act to…

News: 
Apple iPad: who's going to buy it, what's it for?

In case it's escaped your notice, Apple has launched a product. The Apple iPad.

News: 
Steve Jobs launches Apple iPad: details, pictures

Apple CEO Steve Jobs today announced the Apple iPad and the Apple iBookstore at an invitation-only event in San Francisco, at the Yerba Buena…

News: 
Music industry to continue fight with Oink

The IFPI (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry) yesterday said it would continue it's battle with UK BitTorrent tracker Oink,…

Features: 
Twitter, shower gel and the art of terrible PR

I'm in the fortunate position of being able to pretend - to myself, at least - that Twitter amounts to more than an enjoyable waste of time. As…

Features: 
Slate PCs: fad failure or future form factor?

Along with roughly 4,000 assorted hacks, geeks and fanboys I had the 'pleasure' of attending Steve Ballmer's opening keynote at CES this year. I…

Review: 
Devolo dLan 200 AVplus review

The Devolo dLan 200 AVplus takes Devolo's entry level dLan 200 AVeasy powerline adaptor, and adds power throughput. Devolo has placed a power…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
Top 10 Android Lollipop tips, tricks and hidden features: The best bits of Android L

'Click bait', that's debatable but your opinion to which you are entitled.'People from countries whose names we can't spell are hired to write…

Features: 
How to use System Restore to fix a Windows 8 PC or laptop

This explains our position (which may change): http://www.techadvisor.co.uk/o...

Features: 
How to stop autoplaying ads, videos and media on web pages: stop videos autoplaying in Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer

Yes, we certainly do. This explains our current thinking, but it is constantly up for review: http://www.techadvisor.co.uk/o...

Review: 
Apple Watch vs Huawei Watch comparison preview: What's the difference?

Certain irony in the punctuation in this post.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Sony Xperia Z4 comparison: What to expect from the smartphone market leaders in 2015

So we should never compare any products unless it is Samsung and Apple? Odd viewpoint.

Features: 
How to manually upgrade an Android smartphone or tablet

'Full of links to other parts of the site' is an odd criticism!

Features: 
Oculus Rift release date, specs and features: Oculus Rift set to change the way we play, how we experience events and places

No idea what that means. I'm gonna presume it was a compliment. Thanks!

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QuarkXPress 2015 released: the DTP tool gets a speed boost and long-document tools

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