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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


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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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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…

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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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Group test: what's the best laptop?

Guess that makes two of us!

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Microsoft HoloLens is only good for two things: And they're not holograms

Interesting that you are so clear that Chris is somehow biased, when he isn't, whilst displaying such unmitigated bias yourself. Self knowledge is…

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Windows 8 'Threshold' update will be Windows 9

When it comes out. Not yet finished but probably the Autumn.

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Windows Phone 10 UK release date, price and new features rumours: New Windows Phone OS expected Wednesday

No. What was announced was the opportunity to upgrade will be free for one year. If you leave it for a year and a day you will have to pay…

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Windows Phone 10 UK release date, price and new features rumours: New Windows Phone OS expected Wednesday

Well it is what Microsoft has said. I'd imagine OEM's will have to pay a licence fee.

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CarPlay and Android Auto: only a stepping stone to a fully connected car

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Microsoft's HoloLens hands-on review

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