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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: 
Mind the gap folks, heres Google Latitude

Google's Latitude has been thrust upon an unsuspecting world, to predictable howls from the privacy lobby.

Review: 
Writer's Café 2 review

Writer's Café 2 is a cross-platform software program that provides a workspace, resource centre and organisational tool for writers of all…

Features: 
For remote working: just add water

Snow's frozen water, right? Well, the addition of a few inches of the stuff has caused all of the south east of England to grind to a halt.

Features: 
Explaining the UK's drunken porno office party

So more than one in three UK office workers surf for porn at work, it seems. (And PC Advisor's own research suggests a similar proportion of users…

Features: 
Sony PSP2 coming soon? Er, no

The blogosphere was alight this morning with rumours of an impending Sony PlayStation Portable 2 - an updated handheld PSP console with a…

News: 
Assess your PC with PC Performance Monitor

To help you work out what will and won’t run on your PC and to give you a general overview of how well it is performing, PC Advisor has introduced…

Features: 
Arsenal fans get highlights on Sony PSPs

Effete, Gitanes-puffing North London soccer aristocrats Arsenal have come up with a novel way of keeping pitchside fans in touch with their…

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.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
How to watch the Windows 9 launch event: no live video stream so catch our Windows 9 launch live blog

Do me a favour. Check out the URL of this page. It ends in .co.uk. Now tell me, should we post the time in every time zone on the planet, or just…

Features: 
AMD vs Intel: which processor is best?

Not really. This is our site and we set the rules. One of which is that we don't tolerate baseless and defamatory accusations of corruption. So…

News: 
HTC to make last Nexus tablet: Nexus 9 release date, price and specs

It's not correct even in the US Sheldon, and this *is* a UK website. But I don't suppose it really matters.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 vs iPad Air: the big tablets compared

Sorry to disappoint you! There's little more annoying nor unfair than someone with a clear bias accusing us of bias. I call it when I see it.

Features: 
Samsung Gear VR vs Oculus Rift comparison: Gear VR vs Oculus Rift (DK2) display, design, UK price, availability and more

I'm not sure we suggest anyway that the dk2 isn't available? Talking about a future consumer release in 2015. Incidentally, I'd be delighted to…

News: 
Windows 8 'Threshold' update will be Windows 9

Not to butt in, but if I want the calculator I just hit Windows, Q and type 'calc'. Searching for programs is fast and intuitive. But the oddness…

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Windows 10 release date, price, features. The next version of Windows will run on everything:....

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Windows 9 and the death of the OS as a must-have product

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Video trends: 4K is here – HDR video, VR and 3D audio is coming

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How Windows 10 is even more like Mac OS X, and not just because it's another OS Ten