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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


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…

News: 
CES: iGo takes on 'Vampire Power'

US power supply manufacturer iGo is aiming to help the planet and save users cash by reducing what it calls 'Vampire Power': energy drawn from…

News: 
CES: software uses fingerprint to launch apps, log in

Taiwanese software manufacturer EgisTec is showing a product here at CES that lets you use your laptop's built-in fingerprint reader to launch…

News: 
CES: Asus launches USB 3.0 laptops range

Focusing on innovation and a horses for courses approach, Asus is showing a wide range of laptops here at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las…

Features: 
CES: Samsung netbook shuts down when dropped

Samsung is showing off a netbook that is built to survive the rough and tumble of student life.

News: 
CES: Samsung pushes media-sharing touchscreen PCs

Samsung is keen to push its home-entertainment credentials, offering a range of laptops and all-in-one PCs designed to enhance your living room.

News: 
CES: Liquid Image launches snow goggles camera

US manufacturer Liquid Image is showing off a pair of snow goggles with a difference, at the Consumer Electronics Show here in Las Vegas. They…


 

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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